Winter Weather & Ibis

Weekly Newsletter: Ibis & Winter Weather
Dec. 30 – Jan 3, 2019

Winter Weather – Here are examples of activities your child may be participating in this week.preschool girls with winter weather art

Monday – Letter: Long “I”

Parent as Teacher: Take a winter walk with your child; listen for birds and look for signs of winter weather.

Book – Be Polite and Kind (Free Spirit)
Rhyme – Little Boy Blue
Art – Blue Bird
Science – Bird Feeders
Music – Shake my Sillies Out

Be Polite and Kind Activities

Tuesday – Winter Weather Clothes

Parent as Teacher: Help your child practice putting on their winter weather clothes. Buttoning, snapping and zipping takes a lot of practice and fine motor skills!

Book – Five Flying Penguins (Penguin Random House)
Phonics– “I says I,I,I,I,I, ibis…In my eye, see my iris”
Art – Winter Weather Hat
Math – Mitten Measure
Music – Ducks like rain

Five Flying Penguins Activities

Read Aloud

Wednesday- Closed for the Holiday

Thursday – It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Parent as Teacher: Repeat the rhyme “It’s Raining, It’s Pouring”.

Book – It’s Raining, It’s Pouring (Scholastic)
Critical Thinking – Rain Facts
Art – Rainbow
Science – Rain Cloud in a Jar
Music – Robin in the Rain

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring video

Rain activities

Friday – Opposites: Wet/Dry Family Breakfast & PJ Day

Parent as Teacher: Practice labeling things that are wet/dry.

Books – Exactly the Opposite (Thrift Books)
Phonics– “I says I,I,I,I,I, ibis…In my eye, see my iris”
Art – Wet/Dry Chalk
Science – Sensory Walk
Music – Opposites

Opposites Activities

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Winter Weather (Live Science)

Winter, the coldest season of the year, comes between autumn and spring. It is associated with plunging temperatures and icy weather, but its impact and timing change according to location. The farther an area lies from the equator, the colder temperatures it experiences. Temperatures in equatorial regions stay relatively constant despite the shifting seasons. This is because, due to the curve of the Earth, the equatorial areas get more sunlight, according to the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program.

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