H: Horse & Christmas Symbols

Sunshine House Weekly Newsletter: Horses & Christmas Symbols
December 9 – 13, 2019

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

Monday – H – Horse

Parent as Teacher: Look for items around the house that begin with the letter H. Bring one in to share.

Books – Moonhorse
Phonics – “H says, h,h,h,h,h,h, horse… take me for a ride of course”
Art – Horse shoe Prints
Hand/Eye Coordination – Horse shoe Toss
Music – 1, 2 Buckle my Shoe

Tuesday – Candles- The Flame lights the way

Parent as Teacher: Practice cutting strips of leftover wrapping paper at home. The strips can then be used for sorting or pattern-making.

Books – Fritz and the Beautiful Horses
Rhyme – Jack be nimble
Art – Candle wax drawings
Science – Candle burning Experiment
Music – Listen to the Horses

Wednesday – Ding-A-Ling Day

Parent as Teacher: Try making bells with glasses full of water.

Books – J is for Jingle Bells
Phonics – “H says, h,h,h,h,h,h, horse… take me for a ride of course”
Art – Bell necklaces
Science – Jingle bell challenge
Music – The Freeze

Thursday – Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Parent as Teacher: Sing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star with your child and look for star shapes…they are all around us this time of year!

Books – Stars: Seeing Stars all around us
Action – Musical Instruments
Art – Twinkle little star wand
Coordination – Bean bag toss in a star
Music – Tummy Tango

Friday – Shape: Star

Parent as Teacher: Include your child in setting the table this weekend and into the holidays…what a great responsibility and a fabulous sorting practice.

Books – Draw me a Star
Phonics – “H says, h,h,h,h,h,h, horse… take me for a ride of course”
Art – Shining Star
Science – Fizzy Stars
Music – Turning Song

Enroll your toddler & preschoolers this holiday season!

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