Y – Yellow Jacket, Bees & Honey

Weekly Newsletter June 19-23, 2017
Y-Yellow Jackets, Bees & Honey

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

Monday – Letter: “Y”

How you can participate: Bring something that starts with the letter “Y”.

Book – Honey, Honey Lion
Phonics – “Y says y,y,y,y, yellow jacket…My sting makes such a racket!”
Action – Find a Flower
Art – Y’s black and yellow yarn stripes
Music – Shake my sillies out

Tuesday – Bee Hives

How you can participate: Go on a nature walk with your child and look for bees. Talk about their “work”.

Book – We’re going on a picnic
Action – Scarves
Art – Marble Paint a Bee Hive
Gross Motor Skills – Bee Hive Builders
Music – Bean Bag Boogie

Wednesday – Honey

How you can participate: Have your child eat something made with honey.

Book – In the Trees, Honey Bees
Phonics – “Y says y,y,y,y, yellow jacket…My sting makes such a racket!”
Art –Cereal Honeycombs
Math & Science – Honey Dough
Music – Bringing Home a Baby Bumblebee

Thursday – Opposites: Sweet/Sour

How you can participate: Label the foods your child eats as “sweet” or “sour”, as appropriate.

Book – The Big Honey Hunt
Action – Body “Y’s”
Art – Fruit Prints
Science- Sweet and Sour Taste Test
Music – Boom Boom

Friday – Number Review

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).

Book – Bug For Lunch
Phonics – “Y says y,y,y,y, yellow jacket…My sting makes such a racket!”
Art – Number Collage
Game – Balloon Bees
Music – Hokey Pokey