Fall Harvest/Pumpkins

Sunshine House Preschool & Daycare

Weekly Newsletter: Fall Harvest/Pumpkins
October 28 – November 1, 2019

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

Monday – 5 Little Pumpkins

How you can participate: Have your child bring a mini pumpkin in to share.

Books – 5 Little Pumpkins
Rhyme – Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
Art – 5 pumpkins on a gate
Science – Pumpkin experience (5 senses)
Music – Pumpkins

Tuesday – Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater

How you can participate: Do you remember the rhyme Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater? If so, tell it to your child.

Books – The Little Scarecrow Boy
Rhyme – Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater
Art – Thumbkin Patch
Math – Pumpkin Measuring
Music – The Scary Song

Wednesday – Corning Around

How you can participate: Bring in something corn-related to share for our corn taste test. Your child will be so proud!

Books – ‘Tis Pumpkin Time
Action – Parachute with Popcorn
Art – Corn on the cob painting
Science – Corn Taste Test
Music – A Spider on the Floor

Thursday – Halloween Party

How you can participate: Join us at our annual Halloween Party. Sign-ups will be on the Parent Desk.

Books – It’s Fall
Action – Instruments or Rhythm Sticks
Art – Gauze Mummies
Gross Motor – Spider Web Walk
Music – Shapes

Friday – Opposite Day: In/Out

How you can participate: Before coming to school, talk with your child about items in the house and out of the house. Have them tell you other opposites they remember from school.

Books – Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn
Action – Body Triangles
Art – Orange Magic
Science – Pumpkin Investigation
Music – Jimmy Crack Corn



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