W – Ewe & Farm Animals

Weekly Newsletter Ewe/Farm Animals
May 15-19, 2017

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

Monday – Letter: “W”

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

Book – No Sleep for Sheep
Phonics – “W says w,w,w,w,w,w, ewe….Growing wool is what I do.”
Action – Body W’s
Art – Craft Stick “W”
Sensory – Pin the Tail on the Sheep
Music – Old McDonald had a Farm

Tuesday – Mary Had a Little Lamb

How you can participate: Sing the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb” with your child.

Book – Mary Had a Little LAMP
Action – Beanbag toss
Art – Cotton Ball Lambs
Math & Science – “ Little and Big” Comparisons
Music – Baa, Baa, Black Sheep

Wednesday – Wool

How you can participate: Help your child find something made of wool for them bring in to share.

Book – Jobs on a Farm
Phonics – “W says w,w,w,w,w,w, ewe….Growing wool is what I do.”
Art –Yarn Black Sheep
Dramatic Play – How much wool does my sheep have?
Music – Farmer in the Dell

Thursday – Farmers & Tractors

How you can participate: Our number this month is ten. Have your child practice counting ten objects or repeat the nursery rhyme “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe”.

Book – Road Builders
Rhyme – Mary had a Little Lamb
Art – Marble Paint Barns
Gross Motor – Relay Races with tractors and trucks
Music – Down on the Farm

Friday – An Oink, Oink Here/Family Breakfast & PJ Day

How you can participate: Join us for our Family Breakfast and wear your pajamas to school!
Sing “Old McDonald Had a Farm” with your child. You can take turns naming animals that are on the farm.

Book – Big Pig on a Dig
Phonics – “W says w,w,w,w,w,w, ewe….Growing wool is what I do.”
Action – Scarves
Art – Finger Paint Pigs
Large Motor – Building Houses (3 Little Pigs)
Music – Did you feed my cow?