C – Centipedes & Insects

Weekly Newsletter Fall C-Centipede/Insects Week of Sept. 26-Sept. 30 2016

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

Monday- *Soft* Letter C

How you can participate: Make a pile of shoes and have your child sort them…or do something productive and teach them to sort and fold laundry.

Books – The Very Stubborn Centipede
Action – Body C’s
Art – Egg Carton Centipede
Math & Science- Graphing Shoes
Music – Listen & Move

Tuesday – Creepy Crawly Insects

How you can participate: Have your child come to school with something that starts with a letter “C” or a pretend insect.

Books –There was an old woman who swallowed a fly
Phonics – C – Centipede Jingle “C says c,c,c,c,centipede….I have more legs than I need”
Art – Pom Pom Centepede/insect
Large Motor – Simon says- using insect ideas (i.e. Jump like a cricket…)
Music – Colors Inside

Wednesday – Little Miss Muffet

How you can participate: Retell the rhyme Little Miss Muffet. Or tell your child something that *you* are afraid of.

Books – Are you a Spider?
Action – Discussing and graphing fears
Rhyme – Little Miss Muffet
Art – Splat! It’s a Spider
Dramatic Presentation – Little Miss Muffet
Music – Spider on the Floor

Thursday – Eensy Weensy Spider

How you can participate: Look for spider webs with your child…you *know* they’re there, right in the hallway!

Books –The Eensy Weensy Spider
Phonics – C – Centipede Jingle “C says c,c,c,c,centipede….I have more legs than I need”
Action – Spider Finger Puppets
Art – Spider Webs
Large Motor -Jumping Spider
Music – Bean Bag Boogie

Friday – Opposite Day – In/Out

How you can participate: Practice putting things “inside” a box and then place it “outside” the box…or have your child sit inside and outside of a box. Practice bouncing and catching balls.

Books – Bugs Galore
Action – Musical Instruments
SPA – C – Centipede – goodbye to puppet and sing jingles
Art – Paper Plate Ladybugs
Gross Motor – Bounce and Catch
Music – The Turning Song