Y – Fly & Insects

Weekly Newsletter June 6-10 2016
Y- Fly, Insects

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

Monday – Letter: “Y”

How you can participate: Have your child bring something to school that starts with the letter “Y”.

Book – Tiny Black Fly
Phonics– Y – “As in Fly, I’m a pest when I try”
Memory Game – Magic Blanket
Art – Picnic Foods Collages
Math – Counting Flies
Music – Fumble Bumble

Tuesday – Ants Go Marching

How you can participate: Have your child make their own snack: Ants on a Log (spread peanut butter or cream cheese on a celery stick, add raisins). Yummy!

Book – Thinking about Ants
Action – 5 Fat Ants – Tunnel Play
Art – Egg Carton Bugs
Science – Insect Lotto
Music – Ant & Grasshopper

Wednesday – Opposites: First/Middle/Last

How you can participate: Practice first/middle/last with your child by arranging items around the house in a line. First is the spoon, in the middle is the fork and last is the cup.

Book – Quick as a Cricket
Phonics – Y –“As in Fly, I’m a pest when I try”
Action – Body “Y”
Art – Fly Swatter Art
Math- Sort/graph/count BUGS
Music – Shoo Fly

Thursday – Antennae

How you can participate: Go on a bug hunt with your child. Help your child create a house for them, including food, water and air holes.

Book – The Very Quiet Cricket
Large Muscle Skills – Parachute
Art – Antennae Head Bands
Science – Bug Hunt & Examine with Magnifier
Music – Jumping in Variation

Friday – Number Review & Family Breakfast

How you can participate: Have your child practice counting as you go through your daily activities (5 folded shirts, 4 cups for the dinner table, 8 items on the grocery list). Join us for our monthly family breakfast & PJ Day!

Book – Jam & Honey
Phonics – Y –“As in Fly, I’m a pest when I try”
Math- Measuring Insects
Art –Spotted Insects
Music –Going on a Picnic