D- Dinosaur

Sunshine House Preschool & Daycare

Weekly Newsletter: D-Dinosaur
October 14 – 18, 2019

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

Monday- Letter D

How you can participate: Look for things that start with the letter “D” with your child and have them bring it to school.

Books – How do Dinosaurs go to School
Action – Musical Instruments
Art – Dino tracks
Engineering – Dino-Mite buildings
Music – Warm up time

Tuesday – Dem Bones

How you can participate: Talk to your child about archeologists…what do they do? Would your child like to study dinosaurs or prehistoric people?

Books – Skeleton Hiccups
Phonics – “D says d,d,d,d,dinosaur…I am from the days of yore”
Art – Bones on a Dino
Math & Science – Dinosaur Skeleton
Music – Skin and Bones

Wednesday – Opposites: Big/Little

How you can participate: Play “Eye Spy” with your child big & little things.

Books – Big is Big
Action – Finding big & little items
Art – Glue big/little items to the letter “D”
Math & Science – Measuring big/little
Music – Animal Action

Thursday – Magnifiers

How you can participate: Use a clear glass and walk around the house with your child and show them how the glass “magnifies” different objects.

Books – How do Dinosaurs eat their food?
Phonics – “D says d,d,d,d,dinosaur…I am from the days of yore”
Art – Sponge Paint a dinosaur
Science – Fossil Hunt with magnifying glasses
Music – If I had a Dinosaur

Friday- Opposites: Lost & Found

How you can participate: Play a game with your child at dinner…what kind of dinosaur would be eating the different parts of the meal (herbivore/carnivore).

Books – More about Dinosaurs
Action – Dinosaur facts & “D” cards
Art – Dino Handprint
Science – Dinosaur Mouth
Music – The Turning Song



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