Iguana & Lizards

Weekly Newsletter: Iguana & Lizards
Week January 4 – 8, 2021

Here are samples of activities that your child may be participating in this week.preschool boy with I Have a Dream sign iguana

Monday – Short letter “I”

Parent as Teacher: Talk with your child about camouflage and how different animals can use this tool.

Book – Let’s Look at Iguanas (Lerner Books)
Phonics – “I says, I,I,I,I, iguana….I would like a banana”
Art – I – Iguana
Science – Iguana Eggs
Music – Boom, Boom

Tuesday- Leapin’ Lizards

Parent as Teacher: Help your child look for something to bring to school that starts with a letter “I” or some type of reptile they can share at group time.

Book – Listen and Learn (Amazon)
Action – Scarves
Art – Lizard prints
Gross Motor – Leapin’ Lizard Jumping
Music – Simon Says

Wednesday – Sunshine House Birthday Party

Parent as Teacher: Remind your child they will be celebrating Sunshine House’s 35th Birthday!

Book – A birthday cake is no ordinary cake (Barnes & Noble)
Phonics – “I says, I,I,I,I, iguana….I would like a banana”
Art – Sunshine House Birthday
Science – Balloon Rockets
Music – Copy Cat

A Birthday Cake is No Ordinary Cake Read Aloud

Thursday- Number 6

Parent as Teacher: While getting ready in the morning have your child count to six.

Book – Pete the Cat, Rockin’ in my School Shoes (Amazon)
Rhyme- Sing a Song of Sixpence
Art – Marble Painting “6”
Gross Motor – Moving to Number 6
Music – Hand Jive

Pete the Cat, Rockin’ in My School Read Aloud

Pete the Cat, Rockin’ in My School Shoes activities

Friday- I have a Dream…

Parent as Teacher: Encourage your child to dream big! Talk with them about what they may want to be when they grow up or how they want to see the world when they get bigger.

Book – Museum Shapes (Amazon)
Phonics – “I says, I,I,I,I, iguana….I would like a banana”
Art – Puffy paint Clouds
Cognitive – Diversity experience/dream clouds
Music – Bounce your knees

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