C – Caterpillar & Number 3

 

Weekly Newsletter C-Caterpillar/Number 3
Week of Oct 3-7, 2016

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” Cards
Phonics – “C says c,c,c,c, caterpillar, I crawl from post to pillar”
Art – Cup Print Caterpillar
Large Motor- Caterpillar Crawl
Music – Oh Little Caterpillar

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 – The Greedy Triangle
Action – Clementine the Butterfly
Art- Butterfly Painting
Math/Science – Sort and graph shape buttons
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 – In the Tall, Tall Grass
Action – Flannel Board – The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Phonics – “C says c,c,c,c, caterpillar, I crawl from post to pillar”
Art –Handprint Caterpillar
Science – Caterpillar Lifecycles
Music – Butterfly

Thursday- 3 Little Pigs

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

Books – The Crunching Munching Caterpillar
Action – Magic Blanket
Art – 3 pigs’ houses
Dramatic Presentation – 3 Little Pigs
Music – Listen and Move

Friday – 3 Blind Mice

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 – Now I know- 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