Happy Trails To You

Weekly Newsletter: Happy Trails to You
August 21-25,2023

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 & gear 

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: Put on your cowboy hat and have your child pretend to take a horseback ride. Clippity Clop.

Book – How I spent my Summer Vacation (Amazon)
Action – Rodeo
Art – Cactus
Science – Panning for Gold
Music – Cowboys and Cowgirls

Wednesday – Rodeo Day

How you can participate: Check out this video about horses with your child.

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 (Read Aloud)
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 the freezer. How long do they think it will 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


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