Sunday, July 21, 2013

Preschool Week 34: The Wonders of Water

Monday with Arielle
“Pond Life”

Opening Activity: Adding/subtracting goldfish after reading the number word!

Circle Time: 
  • Date/Time/Weather
  • Review sight words
  • Songs about ducks, frogs, fish
Snack: crackers, carrots&ranch dressing, bananas

Wiggle Time: Froggy hopscotch and leap-frog - a frog can leap as far as 10 ft in a single jump!! How far can we leap?

Lesson: Pond Life - what kind of animals live in a pond? Why do we need water and these animals? How can we conserve water?

Craft: Make a paper pond and put animal cut-outs in their habitat.

Wednesday with Naomi
"Water and Power"

Opening Activity: Beginner 1 Books focusing on phonics

Circle Time: 
  • Date/Time/Weather 
  • Read- Water Power by Tea Benduhn
  • Sing the Eensy Weensy Spider and other water related songs
Snack Time: Homemade Lemonade and fruit slices

Wiggle Time: Play in a small pool in backyard or blow bubbles out in the yard. Or try this idea from Apartment Therapy:

 Lesson: How does water generate power? Follow THIS link to find out!

Craft: Popsicle stick water wheel.

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