Kangaroo & Krazy
Weekly Newsletter: Kangaroo & Krazy Week
Jan 23-27, 2023
Monday- Letter “K”
Parent as Teacher: Have your child practice jumping like a kangaroo to help develop coordination and large motor muscles.
Book: Does a Kangaroo have a Mother too?
Art: Letter “K” watercolor
Action: What fits in my pocket?
Music: The turning song
Tuesday– Sing a song of sixpence
Parent as Teacher: Help your child look for items around the house that starts with the letter “J”.
Book – Animals should definitely not wear clothing (Simon&Schuster)
Phonics –“J says, j,j,j,j,j, jaybird…I talk until I’m heard.”
Art – Pie Plate
Science – “J” Taste Test
Music – On the Move
Wednesday- Pouches & Pockets
Parent as Teacher: Explore the various pouches & pockets you find around the house (clothing items are great)! Play a guessing game- how many items fit in the pocket, how many can we remember (name) that we put in?
Thursday – Krazy Hair Day
Parent as Teacher: Time to have some fun and wear a Krazy Hair style to school.
Friday – Krazy Socks & Shoes Day
Parent as Teacher: Have your child come to school in Krazy Socks & Shoes. Krazy could be just wearing mismatched shoes/socks/clothing.
Book – Shoes, shoes, shoes
Phonics – “K says, k,k,k,k, kangaroo…. You will find me at the zoo.”
Art – Sock decorating
Math – Sock Measuring
Music – Something in my shoe
- Kangaroos (sciencekids)
- They are marsupial animals that are found in Australia as well as New Guinea.
- There are four different species, the red kangaroo, eastern grey kangaroo, western grey kangaroo and antilopine kangaroo.
- They can hop around quickly on two legs or walk around slowly on all four.
- They can’t walk backwards.
- They have very powerful legs and can be dangerous at times.
- They can jump very high, sometimes three times their own height.
- They can swim.
- Most eat grass.
- Babies are known as ‘joeys