Week of August 29th-September 2nd
Monthly Thematic Unit – Under the Sea
Color of the Month – BLUE
Song of the Week (S.O.T.W.):
"Clownfish, Clownfish, Who Do You See?"
(to the tune or chant as Brown Bear, Brown Bear)
Clownfish, Clownfish, who do you see?
I see a___________________swimming with me
("Lobster, Lobster, who do you see?")
(And so on and so forth)
(and end with )
lots of fish swimming with me.
Book of the Week (B.O.T.W.): Finding Nemo by Disney
Activities of the Day for Monday: Closed for court
Special Enrichment for Monday: Closed for court
Activities of the Day for Tuesday: We started our day by playing with our magnetic fishing game and building with our bumpy clocks. We then had IRT (Independent Reading Time). Then we introduced the BOTW and the SOTW. Then we built with our mini waffle blocks and and our wooden blocks. After that, we moved on to be creative chefs in our toy kitchen! When we were done with that, we played with our busy beads and our bristle blocks.
Special Enrichment for Tuesday: Today we had lots of fun playing our Freddi Fish computer game!
Activities of the Day for Wednesday: We began our day by playing with our train set and our Hotwheels cars. Then we enjoyed IRT and worked on reading quietly to ourselves. Next, we brought out our bin of toy animals and or Duplo blocks and played for a while. Then we sang the SOTW and read the BOTW. We watched a short movie called The Wiggles at Wiggle Bay aand learned about how mermaids live in the ocean and helped them take care of the magic shell! We built with our alphabet blocks while we listened to our KidSongs CD.
Special Enrichment for Wednesday: We did a fun Goldfish Counting game! We looked inside our fish stacking cups and counted how many ocean animals were on the bottom of the cup. Then we counted out that many Goldfish crackers into the cup! When we were done, we got to eat them! Yum!
Activities of the Day for Thursday: We started our day by playing with our dollhouse and building with our chain links. Then we had IRT and worked on sitting quietly while reading our book. The we read the BOTW and sang the SOTW. Then we worked on our ocean puzzles and they entertained us for a long time today! :) Then we built with our Wee Waffle Block Village, played our magnetic fishing game and worked with our electronic learning toys.
Special Enrichment for Thursday: We made Ocean Collages by gluing pre-cut pictures of ocean animals onto blue paper (to represent the ocean).
We also baked cheesy cornbread for Baking Day! It was delicious!
Activities of the Day for Friday: We began our day by working on our puzzles and making silly faces with our Mr. Potato Heads. Then we had IRT. Then we sang the SOTW and read the BOTW. We built with our bristle blocks and created funky jewelry with our busy beads. Then we became bakers in our toy kitchen! :) We ended our day by playing with our train set.
Special Enrichment for Friday: We had fun playing our Blue's Clues ABC Time Activities computer game! We also watched the movie Finding Nemo.
We want to thank all of our wonderful families for being so understanding during this time of court!