D – Dinosaur & Paleontologists

Weekly Newsletter D-Dinosaur/Paleontologist
Week of Oct 10-14,2016

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

Monday- Letter D

How you can participate: Look for things that start with the sound of “D” with your child and have them bring it to school.

Books – How Do Dinosaurs Go To School
Action – Dinosaur Facts
Phonics – “D says d,d,d,d,dinosaur…I am from the days of yore”
Art – Dinosaur Crowns
Dino Memory Match
Music – If I Had A Dinosaur

Tuesday – Dem Bones

How you can participate: Talk to your child about archaeologists…what do they do? Would your child like to study dinosaurs or prehistoric people?

Books – Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones
Action – Look at and discuss x-rays
Art – Noodle Skeletons
Cutting/snipping with scissors around the bone
Music – Dinosaurs

Wednesday – Opposite Day – Big/Little

How you can participate: Play “Eye Spy” with your child big/little things.

Books – Big Brother, Little Brother
Action –Sorting Big/Little items
Phonics – “D says d,d,d,d,dinosaur…I am from the days of yore”
Art – Glue big/little items to the letter “D”
Opposite Cards
Music – Animal Action

Thursday – Magnifiers

How you can participate: Use a clear glass and walk around the house with your child and show them how the glass “magnifies” different objects.

Books – Whatever Happened to Dinosaurs
Action – Sing – Let’s Dance for D, Dance
Art – What Do I See?
Math/Science – Fossil Hunt with magnifying glasses
Music – Move This

Friday- Opposites- Lost & Found

How you can participate: Play a game with your child at dinner…what kind of dinosaur would be eating the different parts of the meal (herbivore/carnivore).

Books – Dinosaur Roar
Action – Flannel Board – 5 Dinosaurs
Phonics – “D says d,d,d,d,dinosaur…I am from the days of yore”
Art- Nature Collage
Game- Dinosaur Says
Music – Opposites