Friday, February 12, 2010

Preschool Activities February 15-19, 2010

Number 8

Language Arts- Read "Eight Silly Monkeys"

Math- Make a necklace with eight pieces of froot loops (or another dry cereal)

Science/Cooking- Use flannel board octopus to talk about their 8 "legs"

Gross Motor/Music- Sing "Eight Silly Monkeys" (jumping on the bed)

Art/ Fine Motor- Decorating the Number 8

All About ME

Language Arts- Read "All By Myself" by Mercer Meyer

Math- Make a height/weight chart

Science/Cooking- Talk about healthy foods and why we should eat things that are good for our body. Have a healthy snack

Gross Motor/Music- Sing "If You're Happy and You Know It" (change happy to other emotions as well and use appropriate visuals of each emotion)

Art/ Fine Motor- Make an "All About Me" book (include favorite things) draw and/or cut and paste things from magazines

Language Arts- Practice writing name

Math- Count how old we are on our fingers, write down the number

Science/Cooking- Look in the mirror and talk about different body parts- note that we all look different

Gross Motor/Music- Dance to music using different parts of the body

Art/ Fine Motor- draw a self-portrait

Language Arts- Read "I Was So Mad" by Mercer Meyer

Math- trace handprints and foot prints and measure how long they are

Science/Cooking- Put up flannel board cut out of a child, but put body parts in the wrong spot, have child correct it

Gross Motor/Music- Sing "Head, Shoulders, knees and toes"

Art/ Fine Motor- Make a "Me" puppet