Fall Harvest & Pumpkins

Weekly Newsletter Fall Harvest/Pumpkins
Week Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2017

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

Monday – 5 Little Pumpkins

How you can participate: Have your child bring a mini pumpkin in to share.

Books – 5 Little Pumpkins
Rhyme – 5 Little Pumpkins Sitting on the Gate
Art – 5 pumpkins on a gate
Science – Pumpkin experience ( 5 senses)
Music – Pumpkins

Tuesday – Halloween Carnival

How you can participate: Join us at our annual Halloween Carnival. Sign-ups will be on the Parent Desk.

Books – The Little Scarecrow Boy
Action – Magic blanket fall items
Art – Gauze Mummies
Gross Motor – Spider Web Walk
Music – The Scary Song

Wednesday- Opposite Day: In/Out

How you can participate: Before coming to school, talk with your child about items in the house and out of the house. Have them tell you other opposites they remember from school.

Books – It’s Fall
Action – Magic Blanket Shapes
Art – Orange Magic
Science – Pumpkin Exploring in/out
Music – Waltz of the Triangles

Thursday – Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater

How you can participate: Do you remember the rhyme Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater? If so, tell it to your child.

Books – ‘Tis Pumpkin Time
Rhyme – Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
Art – Pumpkin Painting
Math/Science – No bake pumpkin pie
Music – A Spider on the floor

Friday – Corning Around

How you can participate: Bring in something corn-related to share for our corn taste test. Your child will be so proud!

Books – Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn
Action – Body Triangles
Art – Lego Corn
Math – Candy Corn Counting
Music – Jimmy Crack Corn