Y – Fly / Insects Preschool Activities

Weekly Activities: Y- Fly / Insects
June 12-16, 2023

Here are activities that your child may be participating in this week.

Monday – Letter: “Y”

How you can participate: Have your child build the letter Y with blocks, sticks, or any other medium you find.

Book – Tiny Black Fly (Read Aloud)
Memory Game – Magic Blanket
Art – Fingerprint Flies
Science – Yummy or Yucky taste test
Music – If you’re happy and you know it

Tuesday – Ants Go Marching

How you can participate: Have your child make their own snack: Ants on a Log (spread peanut butter or cream cheese on a celery stick, add raisins). Yummy!

Book – Thinking About Ants
Phonics – “Y says y,y,y,y, as in fly…I’m a pest, when I try!”
Art – Ants
Science – The Lifecycle of an ant
Music – Pull my ears

Thinking About Ants Read Aloud

Wednesday –The Grouchy Ladybug

How you can participate: Look for ladybugs in your garden or backyard or  Paint a ladybug rock.

Book –The Grouchy Ladybug (Amazon)
Action – Body “Y”
Art – Paint a Ladybug
Science – Bug fossils
Music – Fumble Bumble

The Grouchy Ladybug Read Aloud

Butterly Yoga

Thursday – Antennae

How you can participate: Go on a bug hunt with your child. Help your child create a house for them, including food, water, and air holes.

Book – The Very Clumsy Click Beetle (Amazon)
Phonics – “Y says y,y,y,y, as in fly…I’m a pest when I try!”
Art – Antennae Head Bands
Science – Bug Hunt & Examine with Magnifier
Music – Shoo fly

The Very Clumsy Click Beetle Read Aloud

Friday – Opposites: First/Middle/Last

How you can participate: Practice first/middle/last with your child by arranging items around the house in a line. Ex: First is the spoon, in the middle is the fork and last is the cup.

Book – Bugs for Lunch (Amazon) Fly Insects Preschool Activities bugs for lunch y, as in fly
Action – Body “Y”
Art – Fly Swatter painting
Literacy – Y is for yellow tactile
Music – Going on a picnic

Bugs for Lunch Read Aloud

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