Happy Trails to you
Weekly Newsletter: Happy Trails to You
August 19 – 23, 2019
Here are samples of the activities that your child may be participating in this week.
Monday – Cowboy Gear
How you can participate: Have your child come to school with their cowboy/cowgirl clothing or equipment to share.
Book – Gingerbread Cowboy
Action – Beanbags into a cowboy hat
Art – Cowboy/Cowgirl Hat
Large Motor – Horse Races
Music – Sodeo
Tuesday – Going on a Trail Ride
How you can participate: Have your child bring a horse from home to share with their peers.
Book – How I spent my Summer Vacation
Action – Rodeo
Art – Cactus
Science – Panning for Gold
Music – Cowboys and Cowgirls
Wednesday – Rodeo Day and Rootin’ Tootin’ Roundup Luncheon
How you can participate: Sign up to bring something for our Rootin’ Tootin’ Roundup Luncheon, or sign up to help during the Lunch!
Book – Do Princesses wear hiking boots?
Memory – Horse recall
Art – Boot Decorating
Math/Engineering – More or less Corral
Music – She’ll be coming around the mountain
Thursday – There Was a Coyote Who Swallowed a Flea
How you can participate: Go camping with your child! If not in the woods, your backyard will be perfect. Brainstorm with your child all the things you will need for your campout.
Book – The Coyote Who Swallowed a Flea
Act – Musical Instruments
Art – Horse Shoe Prints
Fine Motor – Milking a Cow
Music – Swing Low, Sweat Chariot
Friday – Health: Cool, Clear Water
How you can participate: Have your child help you make ice cubes. They can fill up the ice trays and place in freezer. How long do they think it will it take for them to freeze? Once frozen, they can put their ice cubes in a glass of water to drink; how refreshing!
Book – Cowboy Baby
Action – Parachute with blue paper (water)
Art – Watercolor a horse
Science/Math – Eye Dropper Math
Music – McGonagle, The Explorer