Here is what we’ve been doing this week. Let us know what you think. We hope by providing these materials to you free of charge, it will make your life easier!
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Below is a list with our full lesson plans.
Lesson Plan: The lesson plan includes all the lessons for the week, as well as optional ideas. Items following the lesson plan are just the printables or links to websites we used to teach these plans. (Please note: On top of our lesson plan we are reading books daily that relate to our theme throughout the week.)
Family Spelling Match- For this activity you will write out family names (Mommy, Daddy, siblings names, etc.) on separate sheets of paper or index cards. Then have your child use letter tiles
Letter Tiles will be used often, so we suggest printing it on cardstock and laminating them for durability. Also, you will want to have at least 2 copies of the lowercase letters.
Family Size Sort– This activity can be varied depending on your child’s skill level. For example you can sort into 2 or 3 piles (Big & Small or Big, Medium & Small).
Mommy/Baby Letter Match– Use letter tiles,
How Many Windows?– The activity comes in color or black & white depending on how much ink you would like to use. We will be posting a video on Facebook of it in action. The counting cards is another document that may be used often, so we suggest printing it on cardstock and laminating it for durability. Of course a deck of cards could be used in place of the counting cards.
Family Beginning Writing– Not all tots will be ready for this, so don’t stress if yours has difficulty. I helped my son trace the lines, and then just let him go. He was all over the place, but he was still working on fine motor development. You can use this document over and over again if you laminate it and then have you child write with dry erase markers.
My Neighborhood Coloring Book– Use this book to review colors with your child, as you talk about the things in their neighborhood.
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