E: Elephant

Sunshine House Preschool & Daycare

Weekly Newsletter: Elephant/Number 4 (Quatro)
November 4 – 8, 2019

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

Monday – Soft “E”

How you can participate: Have your child bring something to school that starts with the letter “E”.

Books – ABC Safari
Body “E’s”
Art – Paper Plate Elephant
Fine Motor Skills – E is for Envelope
Music – Colors

Tuesday – Opposites: Soft/Hard

How you can participate: Explore things wherever you are to label them as soft or hard. Have your child bring something small that is hard and something small that is soft to school.

Books – Animal Opposites Hard & Soft
Art – Spicy Necklaces
Phonics – “E says e,e,e,e, elephant… lift me up, I say you can’t!”
Critical Thinking – What’s hard/What’s soft?
Music – Animal Action

Wednesday – Ella the Elegant Elephant

How you can participate: Practice cutting fringe with scissors at home. For beginning cutters, it is easier to use stiff paper, like file cards.

Books – I dream of an Elephant
Action – Parachute
Art – Elephant Trunk Painting
Science – Elephant toothpaste Experiment
Music – Listen and Move

Thursday – We all went on Safari

How you can participate: Discuss the types of animals you would see on the safari. Help your child to name as many as they can. Play charades pretending to be animals you would see on the safari.

Books – Elephant in the Dark
Phonics – “E says e,e,e,e, elephant… lift me up, I say you can’t!”
Art – Safari Stamps
Engineering – Safari Bridge
Music – Count and Bounce

Friday – Pete the Cat & his 4 Groovy Buttons/Family Breakfast

How you can Participate: When getting your child dressed help them count the buttons on their shirt/clothing. Join us for our monthly family breakfast and remember, it’s P.J. Day!

Books – Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons
Action – Body 4’s
Art – Water color a shirt
Math – Button sorting, counting, & grouping
Music – Can’t sit still



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