X – Xerus Squirrel & Camping

Weekly Newsletter June 5 – June 9, 2017
X-Xerus Squirrel, Camping

Here are some of the activities that your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – Letter: “X”

How you can participate: Have your child bring something to share that starts with an “X”.

Book – Squirrels and their nests
Phonics – “X says x,x,x,x, xerus squirrel…my long hair will curl and swirl.”
Art – Toothpick “X’s”
Game – Squirrels in a tree
Music – Nutty Squirrel or Grad song

Tuesday – Camping Gear

How you can participate: Have your child bring a piece of camping gear to share at school.

Book – When we go Camping
Magic Blanket – Camping Gear
Art – Bird Feeders
Dramatic Play- Going camping (make a tent with tables and sheet)
Music – The Lion Sleeps Tonight or Grad Song

Wednesday – Goin’ on a Bear Hunt

How you can participate: Sing “Going on a Bear Hunt” with your child.

Book – Bear Snores On
Phonics – “X says x,x,x,x, xerus squirrel…my long hair will curl and swirl Large
Art – Bear Paws
Hide & Seek Bear Counters
Music – Animal Action or Grad Song

Thursday – Community Helper – Forest Ranger

How you can participate: Have a camp-out with your child in your own backyard!

Book – A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee
Matching Squirrels & Their Nuts – Flannel Board
Art – Leaf Painting
Math – We’re Going on a Hike – Measuring Distance
Music – A Walking We Will Go
Friday – S’mores / Family Breakfast and PJ Day!

How you can participate: Make some s’mores for dessert at home, and join us for our monthly Family Breakfast and PJ Day!

Book – Nuts to You
Phonics – “X says x,x,x,x, xerus squirrel…my long hair will curl and swirl
Action – Musical Instruments
Art – Rock Stamping
Science – S’mores Around the Campfire
Music – She’ll be coming around the mountain