Kangaroo & Krazy

Weekly Newsletter: Kangaroo & Krazy Week
Jan 20 – 24, 2019

Here are examples of activities your child may be participating in this week.preschool girl with "K" (as in kangaroo) hat

Monday- Closed: MLK Holiday

Tuesday- Letter “K” Color: Blue/ Nursery Rhyme: Little Boy Blue

Parent as Teacher: Have your child wear blue today or bring an item from home that is blue and they can share at their group time.

Book – Animals should definitely not wear clothing (Simon&Schuster)
Rhyme – Little Boy Blue
Art – Letter “K” watercolor
Fine Motor – Blue Collage
Music – What will we do

Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing

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?

Book – Polly Harper’s Pouch (Amazon)
Phonics – “K says, k,k,k,k, kangaroo…. You will find me at the zoo.”
Art – Kangaroo Pouches
Gross Motor – Animal Track
Music – Something in my shoe

Thursday – Krazy Luncheon

Parent as Teacher: “Test” your child by naming an animal and asking if it is a zoo animal or if it lives on the farm.

Book – Have you seen my new blue socks? (Amazon)
Action – Musical Instruments
Art – Krazy Crowns
Math – K is for Kings
Music – Up, down, and turnaround

Have you seen my new blue socks? Read Aloud

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

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