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1/23-25 Highlights in History

U and 18

Tuesday

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations – stencils

12:40 Alphabet, Weather, Calendar, Sing count to 30, Letter and Number of the Day

12:45 Reading Time/Phonograms – Lesson 22, BB6

12:50 Seat Work – phone number practice

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song

Beat                           Who Stole the Cookies?

Creative Improv      Yankee Doodle with kazoos

Solfege                       Mary Had a Little Lamb, 3 Blind Mice

Counting                   I have 5 little fingers

Social                         He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands

Movement                Lean on Me – Make a tunnel and take turns walking through

Learning                   What is a Hero?

Singing                      Martin Luther King Had a Dream

10:30 Outside play

10:45 Wash hands

10:50 Storytime/snack – Bread and jam

11:00 Creating Project– togetherness painting

11:20 Math/Science Skills – Uno Attack

11:30 Time to go Home

 

Thursday

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations – Octopus game

12:40 Sing the alphabet song. Weather, Calendar, Sing count to 30, Letter and Number of the Day

12:45 Reading Time/Phonograms (letter sounds)

12:50 Seat Work – practice phone numbers

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song

Beat                            Dr. King Had a Dream

Creative Improv      peaceful improv layering

Solfege                       Mary Had a Little Lamb

Counting                   Five Little Ducks

Social                         Let There Be Peace on Earth – ask the child to identify one thing they can do at home to make peace in their family.

Movement                My Hands

Learning                   Andante, Allegro

Singing                      as requested

1:30    Outside play

1:45    Wash hands

1:50    Storytime/snack – apples and peanut butter

2:05    Creating Project– Peaceful classroom hearts

2:20    Math/Science Skills – ice cream math

2:30    Time to go Home

1/16-1/18/18 – Dinosaurs!

Dinosaurs!

W and 17

Tuesday

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Sing the alphabet song. Weather, Calendar, Sing count to 30, Letter and Number of the Day

12:45 Reading Time – Bob Book 5

12:50 Seat Work – W worksheet

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song                Shout Hooray

Beat                            Dinosaur Stomp

Creative Improv      Going on a Dino Hunt

Solfege                      Mary Had a Little Lamb

Counting                   10 Little Dinosaurs

Social                         What dinosaur would you be? – Listen to Jurassic Park theme

                                              and pass an egg

Movement                Walk the Dinosaur

Learning                   Do Re Mi steps on floor staff

Singing                      ABC mix-up

                                   As requested

10:30 Outside Play

10:55 Wash hands

11:00 Storytime/snack – animal crackers

11:10 Creating Project– Paper plate dinos

11:20 Math/Science Skills – Sort dinos by how many legs they walk on

11:30 Time to go home

 

Thursday

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Sing the alphabet song. Weather, Calendar, Sing count to 30, Letter and Number of the Day

12:45 Reading Time – Lesson 21

12:50 Seat Work – Bob Book 6

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song                 Shout Hooray

Beat                            Dinosaur Stomp

Creative Improv      Dino Jam

Solfege                       Mary Had a Little Lamb

Counting                   10 Little Dinosaurs

Social                         Show and Tell

Movement                Hokey Pokey Dino Style

Learning                   Do Re Mi on floor staff

Singing                      5 Lines and 4 Spaces, as requested

1:30    Outside play

1:55    Wash hands

2:00    Storytime/snack – Carrots and Celery

2:10    Creating Project– Paper plate dinos or playdough dinos

2:20    Math/Science Skills – Sequence dinos small to large

2:30    Time to go home

1/10-1/12/17 – All About Reptiles

J and 16

Tuesday

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Alphabet, calendar, weather, letter, number of the day

12:45 Reading Lesson 19

12:50 Seat Work – J worksheet

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song

Beat                            Boa Constrictor

Creative Improv      Dancing Lizard – make music for the “lizard” to dance to

Solfege                      Mary Had a Little Lamb

                                    Row, Row Row, Your Boat

Counting                   Five Little Monkeys

Social                         Be a snake (individual and as a group) to snake charmer                                              music

Movement                Tiny Tim

Learning                   Queen Treble Clef piano improv

Singing                      as requested

1:30    Outside play

1:55    Wash hands

2:00    Storytime/snack – hummus and carrots

2:10    Creating Project– paint your own snake with watercolors

2:20    Math/Science Skills – fishing

2:30    Time to go Home

Thursday

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Alphabet, calendar, weather, letter, number of the day

12:45 Reading Time – Bob Book 4

12:50 Seat Work – J worksheet

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song

Beat                            Boa Constrictor

Social                         pass the frog to Bach Gavotte and Gigue from French Suite 5 while hopping  – when the music stops the frog has to sit!

Movement               A Little Turtle

Tiny Tim

I had a little turtle, his name was Tiny Tim
I put him in the bathtub, to see if he could swim
He drank up all the water, he ate up all the soap
and now he’s sick in bed with a bubble in his throat -hiccup-

Learning        King Bass Clef

Singing           as requested

1:30    Outside play

1:55    Wash hands

2:00    Storytime/snack – popcorn

2:10    Creating Project– create your own iguana

2:20    Math/Science Skills – backpack matching

2:30    Time to go Home

1/4/18 – Winter Fun

I (short sound) and 14

 

 

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Alphabet, Weather, Calendar, Counting, Number and Letter of the Week

12:45 Reading Time lesson 19

12:50 Seat Work – writing I and 14

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song

Creative Improv      Marching Up w/drums

Solfege                      Mary Had a Little Lamb

Counting                   One Little Snowman

Social                         Walking in the air – favorite things about winter

Movement               Walking in the air w/ scarves

Learning                    The Queen Treble Clef

Singing                       Alphabet Rumba

1:30    Outside play – build a snowman

1:55    Wash hands

2:00    Storytime/snack – apples – The Snowman

2:10    Creating Project– cotton ball snowmen

2:20    Math/Science Skills – Uno attack

2:30    Time to go Home

12/19/17 – Christmas!

Letter N and Number 14

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Alphabet, Weather, Calendar, Counting, Letter and Number of the Day

12:45 Reading Time/Phonograms (letter sounds) – reading lesson 17

12:55 Seat Work – N and 14 worksheets

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song                It’s Time to Shout Hooray

Beat                            Groovy Jingle Bells Dance

Creative Improv      Play along with “Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy”

Make Christmas song video

                        Jingle Bells

                        The First Noel

                        Up On the Housetop

                        We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Counting                   10 Little Elves

Social                         March of the Toy Soldiers

Movement                Over the River and through the Woods

Learning                   The First Noel with chimes

Singing                      Up on the Housetop, We Wish You a Merry Christmas

1:30    Outside play

1:55    Wash hands

1:00    Story time/snack – ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas with peanuts and oranges

2:10    Creating project – make an ornament to take home

2:20    Math skills – Christmas number rumba

2:30    Time to go Home

12/12-14 – All About Numbers

 

P and 13

 

Tuesday

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Alphabet, Weather, Calendar, Counting, Letter and Number of the Day

12:45 Reading Time/phonograms – reading lesson 16

12:55 Seat Work – P and 13 worksheets

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song                It’s Time to Shout Hooray

Beat                            Who Stole the Cookies from the Cookie Jar

Creative Improv      Echo counting with drums

Solfege                       Jingle Bells

Counting                   10 little numbers

Social                         Pass out number flashcards, pick a partner, put numbers together, then sing individual numbers out of order

Movement                Once There Was a Snowman

Learning                   The First Noel

Singing                      Up on the Housetop, We Wish You A Merry Christmas

1:30    Outside play

1:55    Wash hands

1:00    Story time/snack – clementines

2:10    Creating project – jellyfish counting craft

2:20    Alphabet game – alphabet Rhumba

2:30    Time to go Home

 

Thursdsay

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Alphabet, Weather, Calendar, Counting, Letter and Number of the Day

12:45 Reading Time/Phonograms (letter sounds) – BB3

12:55 Seat Work – P and 13 worksheets

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song              It’s Time to Shout Hooray

Beat                          How Many Cookies in the Cookie Jar?

Creative Improv    Assign numbers and tap that many beats

Solfege                     Jingle Bells

Counting                  Christmas Number Rhumba

Social                        Button, button, who has the button?

Movement               Over the River and through the Woods – step over a river, in                                       a hula hoop, and climb under the table

Learning                  The First Noel with chimes

Singing                     Up on the Housetop, We Wish You a Merry Christmas

1:30    Outside play

1:55    Wash hands

1:00    Story time/snack – toast and jam

2:10    Creating project – decorate your tree with number ornaments

2:20    Alphabet game – alphabet Rhumba

2:30    Time to go Home

Dec. 5-7: Kitchen Fun

B and 12

Tuesday

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Alphabet, counting, calendar, letter and number of the day

12:45 Reading Time/Phonograms (letter sounds) – lesson 16

12:50 Seat Work – B and 12 worksheets

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song                Shout Hooray

Beat                            Apples and Bananas

Creative Improv      Peanut Butter Jelly Time

Solfege                       Jingle Bells

Counting                   10 Little Vegetables

Social                         I love ___________ food or Kitchen Fun songwriting

Movement                Do As I’m Doing

Learning                   The First Noel with chimes

Singing                      As Requested

1:30    Outside play

1:55    Wash hands

2:00    Creating project – make mini pizzas

2:10    Story time/snack – eat mini pizzas

2:20    Math skills – go fishing

2:30    Time to go Home

 

Thursday

12:30 Self-Directed learning stations

12:40 Alphabet, counting, calendar, letter and number of the day

12:45 Reading Time/Phonograms (letter sounds) – BB3

12:55 Seat Work – B and 12 worksheets

1:00   Music Circle Time

Hello Song                 It’s Time to Shout Hooray

Beat                            Who Stole the Cookies from the Cookie Jar

Creative Improv      soup making improv

Solfege                       Jingle Bells

Counting                   Hickory Dickory Dock

Social                         Ant’s Go Marching 1 by 1

Movement                Sleeping Bunnies

Learning                   The First Noel with chimes

Singing                      As Requested

1:30    Outside play – parachute

1:55    Wash hands

1:00    Story time/snack – peanut butter and jelly mini sandwiches

2:10    Creating project – Decorate a gingerbread man (coloring)

2:20    math skills – ice cream cone math

2:30    Time to go home