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{Letter A} Apples

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Today my son and I did some apple themed activities. We first read the book Ten Red Apples by Pat Hutchins which is a favorite apple book of ours. The book is great for helping children learn to count to ten and they seem to love the rhyming, funny sounds, and animals. Before reading the book I gave my son 10 apples with numbers on them. I asked him to put them in the correct … [Read more...]

Y is for Yarn

Today we started our study of the letter "Y" by doing some activities with yarn.  Here are some of the highlights of our morning.   First, we read the book Mr. Putter & Tabby Spin the Yarn by Cynthia Rylant.  The story involves two neighbors and their pets.  Mr. Putter wants to be more helpful to Mrs. Teaberry, so he offers to serve tea to her knitting group.  Things go awry when Tabby … [Read more...]

G is for Goat

Today was our last day of preschool for the week because Friday is a day off for our local schools. So, I am taking the day off as well. While it will be nice to have a day off I found it tough to get everything covered that I wanted this week. Hopefully, the children have an understanding of the letter "G" and the color orange now. I sent home their folders today. On Monday the children … [Read more...]

Paper Clip Color Matching Activity

I read this blog post recently by Chasing Cheerios and decided to give it a try. I used construction paper strips covered with contact paper instead of foam. My son enjoyed matching the colors. He did have a little trouble figuring out how to put on the paper clips. However, once I demonstrated how they worked he was able to have success. Each paper strip was cut to a size of 6 inches by 2 … [Read more...]