W – Worm & Mud

Weekly Newsletter Worm/Mud
May 22-26, 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”. We welcome any worms!

Book – Stuck in the Mud
Action – Tunnel Play – Wiggly Worms
Art – Inch by inch worms
Math & Science – Measuring things in inches
Music – Warm Up

Tuesday – Dirt!

How you can participate: Talk with your child about the uses of dirt.

Book – Mud
Phonics – “W says, w,w,w,w,w,w, worm….I can dance and do a squirm.”
Action – Body “W”
Art – Mud Handprints Mural
Science- How we get dirt
Music – Silly Willies

Wednesday – Mud Pies

How you can participate: Have your child bring a baggie of dirt to school to help make mud pies.

Book – The Mud Fairy
Action – Bean Bags
Art – Finger paint mud pies
Science- Make mud pies in the sandbox
Music – 5 Little Ducks

Thursday – Worm Villages

How you can participate: Get on the floor and move around like inch worms.

Book – Wonderful Worms
Phonics – “W says, w,w,w,w,w,w, worm….I can dance and do a squirm.”
Musical Instruments
Art – Paint with worms
Science- Build a worm house
Music – Wheels on the Bus

Friday – Composting

How you can participate: Start a compost at home or talk about things you’re eating for dinner that could/could not be put in a compost pile (no dairy, fats, or meats)

Book – Compost Stew
Action – Rhythm Sticks
Art – Paper Compost
Science – Composting
Music – Hokey Pokey