R – Rattlesnake & Reptiles

Weekly Newsletter March 13-17, 2017
R-Rattlesnake, Reptiles

Here’s a sample of some of the activities your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – “R” – Rattlesnake

How you can participate: Find something at home that starts with the letter “R” and bring it to share.

Book – Yucky Reptile Alphabet Book
Phonics – “R says, r,r,r,r,rattlesnake…You will find me at the lake”
Action – Rhythm Sticks
Art – Patterning Snake
Game – Snake in the Grass
Music – Shake Your Sillies Out

Tuesday – Adapt Like A Chameleon

How you can participate: Play *I spy*!  How many items can you find that are camouflaged like a chameleon?

Book – Crafty Chameleon
Action – Round go the R’s
Art – Chameleon Rainbow
Large Motor – Chameleon/Reptile Relay Race
Music – Bounce your Knees

Wednesday – Hide & Snake

How you can participate: Play a game of hide and seek with your child. 

Book – Baby Rattlesnake
Action – Parachute with a child underneath
Phonics – “R says, r,r,r,r,rattlesnake…You will find me at the lake”
Art – Rainbow Snakes
Math/Fine Motor – Yarn Snakes
Music – Green Grass Grew

 

Thursday – Shape: Rectangle

How you can participate: While driving to school, point out all the rectangles you see.

Book – A Color of His Own
Action – Ring around the Rosie
Art – Sponge Painting with rectangles
Language – R is for Ring activity
Music – Scat Like That

 

Friday – St. Patrick’s Day/Leapin’ Leprechauns

How you can participate: Bring in a trap that you and your child devised to see if we can catch a Leapin’ Leprechaun.

Book – The Luckiest St Patrick’s Day Ever
Phonics – “R says, r,r,r,r,rattlesnake…You will find me at the lake”
Action – 5 Little Shamrocks
Art- Pot of Gold with Rainbow Chain
Math- Counting and Weighing Gold
Music – Shake Something