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Friday, July 21, 2017

Shark Week at the Kinderpond



Learning Board-

Letter S

Color Gray


Shape- pyramid 


Numeral- 17


Name Practice- Boo I Know You!



Monday-

Story- I Saw Sharks



Poem Magnet Letters  We use an oil drip pan.  I am going to put basic letters out and have Froglet try to match.  Maybe 5 or 6 at a time.  Too many is overwhelming!  Or just have him tell me what letter is on each one. 




Art~ Decorate Shark
Think camouflage! I am going to use my shark die cut to make one.  Then have Froglet decorate with paint watercolor pens. Print out any shark coloring sheet.





Math/Life Skills/Science  Clothes Pins to plate


Prep- write the numbers around a paper plate.  Froglet will clip the clips correctly. Don't have the clips? Just use regular clips and write the numbers :)




Theme- Feed the Shark







Snack- Shark Teeth



Tuesday-
Story- Pocket Chart


__________ shark, ________ shark
  color word                  color word

Is _______ hiding behind you?
       name


Hide a photo of your child behind one of the sharks.





Grab your sharks here:




Poem- Baby Shark







Math/Life Skills/Science- Roll and Cover




Theme- Balance Target Toy


Don't have the toy? Get a toy shark :) We have those available too :)



Snack- Cake Batter Shark Bait


Thursday-
Story  In the Ocean





Fingerplays- Hungry Shark





Music-  There is a shark



Math/Life Skills/Science Number Sorts 
I am going to use cards, numbers, dice, dominoes, puzzle pieces etc.

I can see the watermark- but I can't find the page :(


Theme- Sand Writing Box 
I grabbed some blue sand from Dollar Tree and our wooden tray from a toy at Target's dollar spot.  I am going to draw these lines for Froglet to make:





Snack- Seaweed Dip
Any dip and chips will work :)



Shopping List:
Spinach (& artichoke) Dip
Chips
Cake Mix
Oil
Popcorn
White chocolate melts/chips* (needed twice)
Bugles
Gummy Sharks


Clothespins
Cubes
Cards
Dominoes
Numbers
Dice
Shark toys








Friday, July 14, 2017

Kinderpond Heads to the Ice Cream Shop


Learning Board

Letter I 


Color Green


Shape- Cone or sphere




Numeral- 16


Name Practice- Ice Cream Scoops



Monday-

Story- Ice Cream (I couldn't find a video)
or



Poem Ice Cream Sequence 
(this is a paid resource, so just talk about what would come first, second, ect.)




Art~ Ice Cream Drawing


 Ice Cream Drawing
 Ice Cream Drawing



Math/Life Skills/Science  Sprinkles writing letters

I will use Froglet's name and the letter of the week.

Print your letters HERE  
Make sure that you leave the edge flat,  so the letters don't fall over. I used a tray from a toy from the Target Dollar Spot.




Theme- Ice Cream Shop  Here is a menu that I made:

 Here was our shop from last year.  
This year, we upgraded!!!
Just wait until you see it!!!!!!!!










Tuesday-





Poem Ice Cream (Farmer in the Dell)



Math/Life Skills/Science- Matching Numbers or 10 Frame matching


Theme- Ice Cream Shop

Snack- Sundae Bar
I have this super cute ice cream toppings dish, and don't use it enough!




Thursday-





Fingerplays- Ice Cream Ice Cream





Art- Puffy Paint  




Math/Life Skills/Science Non-Standard Ice Cream Cones


Theme-Ice Cream Shop


Snack- ALL THE ICE CREAM lol

One tradition that we have started is to have ice cream for dinner one summer night.  That would cover one of the snacks :)


Shopping List:
Sprinkles
Ice Cream
Heavy Whipping Cream
Food Coloring
Toppings- pick your favorites
Frosting
Powdered Sugar
Whipped Topping


White Glue
Shaving Cream
Construction Paper

Ice Cream supplies:
cones, scoopers, pom poms, play ice cream
I am going to save some of the toys to use with the frosting

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday Week in Review: America



We couldn't find regular Bomb Pops, so these sour ones will have to do!


Here was our red/white/blue rice.
I hid red/white/blue star erasers.
We rolled two cubes-
one with dots and one with colors.




Everyone loved the letter, shape, & number pops!


We... by that I mean him, was doing so well until the bottom lol

We have one of those FP tables, I flipped the center over to hold our beads.


Set up and finished

I worked all day at cutting those stars and you know how many he used???

GUESS???


3 lol just 3 of them
Truth- I used my star punch took me two mins lol


Friday, July 7, 2017

Kinderpond Goes Camping


Learning Board-

Letter T


Color Black (think night time sky)


Shape- Triangle


Numeral-  15


Name Practice- S'mores



Monday-


But we aren't wanting to focus on numbers but rather colors.  So here you go:
I plan to color them... by hand and add maybe shapes or numbers.







Art~ Fireflies

I am getting out my yellow ink pad and a number cube.  We will roll and add that many fire files to our jar. If you are brave, you can totally use yellow paint!







Math/Life Skills/Science   S'more Roll 

I use brown and tan fun foam and cotton balls







Theme- Tent
Don't have a tent? Get a blanket! 








Snack- S'more  Cereal


Tuesday-


Poem- Camping Sort



Story-T Book

Art-  Draw a campfire and tent 
There is another version, part of this book, that has additional words to use for writing and drawing.








Math/Life Skills/Science- Catching Fireflies



Theme-Camping Mat  
I bought this one at Dollar Tree.









Snack- Pretzel Cheese and Meat Roll




Thursday-

Poem S'mores Song








Math/Life Skills/Science S'more Pattern





Theme- Campfire Pokey


Snack- Real S'mores



Shopping List:
S'mores Cereal 
or 
*Golden Grahams 
*Mini Marshmallows 
*Choco Chips

Regular Marshmallows (not the big ones lol trust me!!!)
Graham Crackers
Hershey Bars

Pretzel Sticks
Cheese
Meat


fun foam: brown and tan
cotton balls
Yellow (paint or ink pad)
Rice/beans for shaker