A – Albatross & Marine Birds


Week of Sept 18 – 22, 2017
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.

Book – Little Bird
Rhyme – 1,2, Buckle my shoe
Art – Bird Seed Collage
Gross Motor Skills – Balls: rolling, catching and bouncing
Music – Shapes

Tuesday – Shape Day: Circle

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

Book – Round is a Mooncake
Phonics – ”A says a,a,a,a,albatross…I fly seas and go across”
Art – Circle Prints
Shape Game – 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 – Bring on the Birds
Action – “A” Cards, “A, A, What Can I Say”
Art – Water Colors
Science & Prediction – What sinks/floats?
Music – Put your hands up in the air

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 – If you were a penguin
Phonics – ”A says a,a,a,a,albatross…I fly seas and go across”
Art – Paint with Feathers
Large Motor Skills – Penguin Walk obstacle course outside
Music – Down by the Bay

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
Literacy – Alphabet Fishing
Art – Angry Bird Collage
Fine Motor Skills – Angry Bird Structures
Music – Listen and Move