C – Caterpillar & Number 3

Weekly Newsletter C-Caterpillar/Number 3
Week of Oct 9-13, 2017

Here are examples of activities that your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – *Hard* Letter C

How you can participate: Look for items around your house that begin with the letter C. Bring something in to share that you found together.

Books – Arabella Miller’s tiny caterpillar
Action – Sleeping Caterpillar and “C” Card
Phonics – “C says c,c,c,c, caterpillar, I crawl from post to pillar”
Art – Cup Print Caterpillar
Large Motor – Caterpillar Crawl
Music – Butterfly

Tuesday – Number 3

How you can participate: Practice counting with your child in both English and Spanish (uno, dos, tres). Count one, two and three things around the house or out shopping.

Books – AAARRGHH Spider!
Rhyme – Eensy Weensy Spider
Art- Butterfly Painting
Math – Math Caterpillars
Music – The 3 Little Pigs

Wednesday – Things that Grow & Change

How you can participate: Look for caterpillars & butterflies. Discuss the all the various ways the things grow and change (including your child :).

Books – The Crunching Munching Caterpillar
Action – The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Phonics – “C says c,c,c,c, caterpillar, I crawl from post to pillar”
Art – Caterpillar C
Science – The Hungry Caterpillar Taste Test
Music – Colors

Thursday- 3 Little Pigs

How you can participate: Retell the story of 3 Little Pigs to your child, from memory.

Books – The 3 Little Pigs
Action – Magic Blanket with sets of 3
Art – Pig Marble Paint
Rhyme – Eensy Weensy Spider
Dramatic Presentation – 3 Little Pigs
Music – Listen and Move

Friday – 3 Blind Mice/Family Breakfast

How you can participate: While you are out with your child, play Eye Spy…something that starts with the sound of “C” (as in caterpillar).
*Join us for family breakfast this morning 🙂

Books – Caterpillar to Butterfly
Language- 3 Blind Mice Rhyme
Phonics – “C says c,c,c,c, caterpillar, I crawl from post to pillar”
Art- Mouse Tail Paint
Pin the tail on the mouse
Music – Number Rock