Friday, February 23, 2018

Letter of the Week ~ J


Recognize upper and lower case letter
  • Color sheet with the lower case letter on it (my oldest knows all the letters in their Capital form)
Activity
  • Letter Hunt: Throughout the week search for the letter of the week
  • Word Hunt: How many words can you come up with that start with the letter of the week? What around you starts with the letter of the week?
Adventure
  • Where can you go that starts with the letter of the week?
    • Just Jump: A trampoline park to jump around
Art
  • Jelly Fish
    • Draw a J on the paper
    • Outline the jellyfish head
    • Add crinkly paper to make the tenticles
    • Googles eyes too for some extra fun
    • Picture found on Pinterest
You can see more curriculum ideas on my post about our 2017/2018 curriculum by Clicking Here.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Letter of the Week ~ U


Recognize upper and lower case letter
  • Color sheet with the lower case letter on it (my oldest knows all the letters in their Capital form)
Activity
  • Letter Hunt: Throughout the week search for the letter of the week
  • Word Hunt: How many words can you come up with that start with the letter of the week? What around you starts with the letter of the week?
Adventure
  • Where can you go that starts with the letter of the week?
    • Underwater World: It is an aquarium to visit
Art
  • Umbrella
    • Make the top of an umbrella shape (color and decorate)
    • Make a lower case u at the bottom of a blank piece of paper
    • Glue umbrella shape to top of paper
    • Draw line connecting the two parts to make the rest of the umbrella
    • Picture found on Pinterest
You can see more curriculum ideas on my post about our 2017/2018 curriculum by Clicking Here.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Letter of the Week ~ Q



Recognize upper and lower case letter
  • Color sheet with the lower case letter on it (my oldest knows all the letters in their Capital form)
Activity
  • Letter Hunt: Throughout the week search for the letter of the week
  • Word Hunt: How many words can you come up with that start with the letter of the week? What around you starts with the letter of the week?
Adventure
  • Where can you go that starts with the letter of the week?
    • What ideas do you have? We just went to some of our favorites places as I couldn't come up with something that started with a Q.
  • Quilt
    • Using the letter Q shape on paper glue on tissue paper or construction paper cut into squares to make it look like a patchwork quilt.
    • Picture credit to Pinterest

You can see more curriculum ideas on my post about our 2017/2018 curriculum by Clicking Here.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Letter of the Week ~ B



Recognize upper and lower case letter
  • Color sheet with the lower case letter on it (my oldest knows all the letters in their Capital form)
Activity
  • Letter Hunt: Throughout the week search for the letter of the week
  • Word Hunt: How many words can you come up with that start with the letter of the week? What around you starts with the letter of the week?
Adventure
  • Where can you go that starts with the letter of the week?
    • Beach
    • Too cold for a beach? create an indoor beach
Art
  • Butterfly Stained Glass
    • Layout clear contact paper double the size of your butterfly template
    • Cut out a butterfly shape, using the wings to form the letter b shape
    • Peal contract paper baking off, place butterfly outline on one side of the contact paper, then press tissue paper into the wing area
    • Fold over the contact paper, trim around shape leaving a border of contact paper
    You can see more curriculum ideas on my post about our 2017/2018 curriculum by Clicking Here.

    Letter of the Week ~ D



    Recognize upper and lower case letter
    • Color sheet with the lower case letter on it (my oldest knows all the letters in their Capital form)
    Activity
    • Letter Hunt: Throughout the week search for the letter of the week
    • Word Hunt: How many words can you come up with that start with the letter of the week? What around you starts with the letter of the week?
    Adventure
    • Where can you go that starts with the letter of the week?
      • We had a really cold snap in temperature and the kids didn't want to go anywhere, so we just turned on some music and danced around
    Art
    • Dinosaur Scene: My oldest got a giant bucket full of craft supplies for Christmas and there were foam dinosaur stickers in it.  So he used the stickers and then added some more details.

      You can see more curriculum ideas on my post about our 2017/2018 curriculum by Clicking Here.

      Letter of the Week ~ G



      Recognize upper and lower case letter
      • Color sheet with the lower case letter on it (my oldest knows all the letters in their Capital form)
      Activity
      • Letter Hunt: Throughout the week search for the letter of the week
      • Word Hunt: How many words can you come up with that start with the letter of the week? What around you starts with the letter of the week?
      Adventure
      • Where can you go that starts with the letter of the week?
        • Gardens ~ We have a beautiful conservatory that has many different garden types and that is a great place to visit.
      Art
      • Gumball Machine
        • Cut out the bottom shape of a gumball machine and the top.
        • Cut out a bunch of circles
        • Draw a circle shape onto clear contact paper onto contact paper double in size.  Stick the circles on to the sticky side. 
        • Fold over.  Cut out circle shape
        • Glue bottom shape and top shape to contact paper circle

      You can see more curriculum ideas on my post about our 2017/2018 curriculum by Clicking Here.