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Sunday, January 31, 2016

Groundhog


Monday-






Alphabet Chant- From Growing Kinders












Fingerplay- 5 Little Groundhogs


Color Song- Gray (I am hoping he doesn't get scared by his shadow ;)














Tuesday-











Math/Life Skills/Science
Groundhog Snack


I am going to make pudding and crush an Oreo on time and pop in a Nutter Butter.



Thursday-






Music-
 Mr. Groundhog


Math/Life Skills/Science

 I am going to try to make easy shapes shadows.  
Similar to the one pictured below except that instead of having the stick at the bottom, I will make it perpendicular to my shape.  I think I might just free hand some basic shapes.  I will attach them to straws.  
http://innerchildfun.com/2012/07/how-to-build-a-simple-shadow-puppet-theater-2.html

 

Friday-




Fingerplays-








Math/Life Skills/Science

I am guessing here, but I think he will want to do more shadow puppets :)



Shopping List:
Paint- green & brown
Straws
Construction paper- black maybe?
Pudding
Oreos
Nutter Butter or Milano cookie
Cup- paper
Craft Stick

Saturday, January 23, 2016

eXciting Adventures to see Polar Animals




Monday-


https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Who-Lives-in-the-Arctic-Free-Emergent-Reader-1628436







Color Song- Blue
https://www.pinterest.com/nikkil7701/abc-songs/

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B618ahbgtlRwZDhhNDFhMWYtNmNlZC00YjM1LThlYzItMjFlYTJmYzNiY2Q5/view




Shape- Oval
http://www.miss-kindergarten.com/2013/09/the-first-week-of-school-and-classroom.html


https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Domino-Polar-Bears-1000578




Music-


Math/Life Skills/Science- Sensory Bin
We will use clear water beads, clear flat marbles,  ice cubes (plastic ones) or those from the game Break the Ice, arctic animals



Tuesday-




Fingerplay If You Want to be a Polar Animal






http://www.primarypossibilities.com/2013/12/arctic-animals.html


Math/Life Skills/Science


Thursday-


http://www.filefolderheaven.com/sample-some-freebies/sample-adapted-book?zenid=64f0e339d2861139eaf74b628e3f3359




Fingerplays- Animal Dance





Music-


Math/Life Skills/Science- Spin the Animal
Spin the spinner (brad fastener/pencil and paper clip)
Cover that animal with cotton ball or pom-pom.
http://lifeovercs.com/arctic-animal-matching-games/


Friday-
Book Tacky the Penguin


Penguin Video






Fingerplays- Have You Ever Seen






Math/Life Skills/Science- Feed the Penguin
http://ateachingmommy.com/2012/01/polar-lands-expanded/


 We will also reinforce counting by rolling a number cube and putting that many goldfish in the penguin.


Need something fun?  We love love love Paw Patrol in our house.  There are a few episodes that you could watch for some fun   Pups Save the Penguins or Pups on Ice or The New Pup or Pups save a Snowboard Competition

Shopping List:
Sensory Bin items- white rice, cotton balls, ice cubes, arctic animals 
Salt
Ice Cream/pudding - vanilla
Banana - ears
Chocolate chips- eyes
Kiss- nose
Shaving cream
White Glue
Goldfish



Monday, January 18, 2016

Dinos



Monday-

Book




Alphabet Chant  Dd










Color Song



http://www.3dinosaurs.com/printables/packs/dinosaur.php 

Numeral Poem-8




Music-  Dino Pokey





Math/Life Skills/Science
Sensory Bin- this was last years:

 

It was filled with cake mix (on the left) and beans on the right.  No cake mix this year.  I bought some rocks this year, stay tuned to our Kinderpond Jr FB for this years!



Tuesday-
Book




Fingerplay/Song
Dino, Dino




Art- Dino Stomp Painting 


http://parentingchaos.com/dinosaur-stomp-painting/

Then play this Dino Stomp





Math/Life Skills/Science

Grow and Glow in the Dark Dinos will add these to the sensory bin when dry :)


Thursday-
Book




Fingerplays-

5 big Dinos 

http://www.themailbox.com/magazines/editorial/dinosaur-poem





Math/Life Skills/Science-
Dino toss  based on this.  We are staying inside as it is bitterly cold here.   I will use a hula-hoop, pool noodles, whatever I can find lol



Friday-
Book



Fingerplays-


Art- Paper plate dino using different kinds of paintbrushes.
 Just type in 

"Dinosaur coloring page" to a search engine and choose one you like!




Math/Life Skills/Science

Scrubbing Station: include water, soap, toothbrushes, and dinos!! 

http://studyathomemama.ca/montessori-biology/






As ALWAYS, take a look at my Pinterest Board for TONS more ideas!!!!






Shopping List:
Soap
Toothbrush
Paint and brushes