A- Ape & Bananas

Sunshine House Preschool & Daycare

Weekly Newsletter: A-Ape/Bananas
September 9 – 13, 2019

Here are samples of activities that your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – Long “A” – Ape

How you can participate: Have your child bring an item that starts with the letter “A”.

Book – Night Monkey, Day Monkey
Phonics – “A says a,a,a,a,a,a,ape…come to the zoo for a gape”
Art – Paper Apes
Math – Estimation and Measuring
Music – Here sits a Monkey

Tuesday – Going Bananas

How you can participate: Buy green bananas at the store and explore how they change each day.

Book – The Boy Who Loves Bananas
Action – Magic Blanket with bananas
Art – Painting with Banana peels
Science – Banana Taste Test
Music – Listen and Move

Wednesday – Opposite Day: High/Low

How you can participate: Look around your house and have your child name things that are up “high” and down “low”.

Book – Little Gorilla
Phonics – “A says a,a,a,a,a,a,ape…come to the zoo for a gape”
Art – Marble Paint the letter A
Engineering – Catapults
Music – Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Thursday- 5 Little Monkeys

How you can participate: Do you remember the silly jingle 5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed or 5 Little Monkeys Swinging in the Tree? Sing it with your child.

Books – All Monkeys Love Bananas
Action – Rhythm Sticks
Art – Monkey Hats
Math/Science – Distance Jumping
Music – Jumping with Variations

Friday- Marvin the Ape

How you can participate: Bake banana bread at home, with help from your little chef.

Books – The Escape of Marvin the Ape
Phonics – “A says a,a,a,a,a,a,ape…come to the zoo for a gape”
Art – Paper Plate Monkey
Gross Motor – Obstacle course
Music – Bean Bag Boogie

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