A – Albatross & Marine Birds

Week of Sept 12-16, 2016– A Albatross/Marine Birds

Here is a sample of activities that your child may be participating in this week.

Monday- *Short* letter A

How you can participate: Practice ball skills (rolling/catching) with your child.

Share- Something that starts with the letter “A”
Book – Albert the Albatross
Phonics-A-Albatross Jingle ”A says a,a,a,a,albatross…I fly seas and go across”
Art – Bird Seed Collage
Gross Motor Skills – Balls: rolling, catching and bouncing
Music –Around in a Circle

Tuesday – Circle Day

How you can participate: Have your child bring a circle or something round to share. Look for circle shapes wherever you find yourself.

Share – Circles/Something round
Book – Round is a Mooncake
Action – Parachute play with yellow balloons (circle)
Art – Circle Prints
Science -Hunt for circles outside
Music –Around in a Circle

Wednesday –Opposite Day – Sink/Float

How you can participate: Experiment with the opposites sink/float during your child’s bath time.

Books – What Floats? What Sinks?
Phonics – A-Albatross Jingle “A says a,a,a,a,albatross…I fly seas and go across”
Action – “A” Cards, “A, A, What Can I Say”
Art – Water Colors
Math/Science – What sinks/floats?
Music – Down by the Bay

Thursday-Penguins

How you can participate: Time to give those large motor skills a workout  Help your child build patience and coordination by “walking” like a penguin. Enjoy a giggle together too!

Books – Circles
Action – Musical Instruments
Circle Flannel
Art – Paint with Feathers
Large Motor Skills – Penguin Walk- Races/Obstacle Course Outside
Music – Animal Action

Friday – Angry Birds

How you can participate: Bring in or have your child wear Angry Birds items. Count with your child as they build and rebuild “Angry Bird” structures.

Books – Albert the Albatross
Phonics – A-Albatross Jingle “A says a,a,a,a,albatross…I fly seas and go across”
Action – Alphabet Fishing
Art – Angry Bird Collage
Math/Science – Taste Test – Things from the sea (fish, tuna, shrimp)
Music – Listen and Move