E – Elephant & Number 4

Weekly Newsletter Elephant/Number 4
November 6 – 10, 2017

Here are a few examples of what your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – Soft “E”

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

Books – ABC Safari
Body “E’s”
Art – Paper Plate Elephant
Action – Elephant Tidy up
Music – Colors

Tuesday – Opposite Day – Soft/Hard

How you can participate: Explore things wherever you are to label them as soft or hard. Have your child bring something small that is hard and something small that is soft to school.

Books – Animal Opposites Hard & Soft
Art – Spicy Necklaces
Phonics – “E says e,e,e,e, elephant… lift me up, I say you can’t”
Critical Thinking – What’s hard/What’s soft?
Music – Animal Action

Wednesday – Ella the Elegant Elephant

How you can participate: Practice cutting fringe with scissors at home. For beginning cutters, it is easier to use stiff paper, like file cards.

Books – Ella the Elegant Elephant
Action – Did You Ever See an Elephant?
Art – Elephant Trunk Painting
Science – Elephant toothpaste Experiment
Music – I’ve got the letter E

Thursday – We all went on Safari

How you can participate: Discuss the types of animals you would see on safari. Help your child to name as many as they can. Play charades pretending to be animals you would see on the safari.

Books – Elephant in the Dark
Phonics – “E says e,e,e,e, elephant… lift me up, I say you can’t”
Art – Safari Stamps
Engineering – Safari Bridge
Music – Count and Bounce

Friday- Closed for Veteran’s Day