Fall Harvest & Pumpkins

Weekly Newsletter Fall Harvest/Pumpkins
Week Oct 24-28, 2016

Monday – 5 Little Pumpkins

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

Books – 5 Little Pumpkins
Action – 5 Little Pumpkins Sitting on the Gate
Art- Pumpkins on a Vine
Science- Exploring Pumpkins
Music – Pumpkins

Tuesday – Scarecrow Day

How you can participate: Have your child bring an item of fall clothing for scarecrow.

Books – The Little Scarecrow Boy
Action –By The Old Barn Door
Art – Paper-plate Scarecrow
Scarecrow Relay
Music – The Scary Song

Wednesday- Shape Day- Triangle

How you can participate: Go outside an explore the leaves in your neighborhood (if you have a magnifying glass, all the better!)

Books – It’s Fall
Action – Magic Blanket Shapes
Art – Triangle Tree
Math & Science- Sort/Graph Shape Buttons
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
Action – Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
Art- Pumpkin Painting
Pumpkin Pass
Music – A Spider from Behind

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 – When Autumn Comes
Action – Body Triangles
Art – Corncob Prints
Math & Science – Corn Taste Test – Popcorn, corn bread, corn on the cob…
Music – Jimmy Crack Corn