Saturday, October 23, 2010

Weekend Catch-up

We had lots of fun during our catch-up this weekend, including some projects with Daddy!  Here are some photos:

Making paper plate jack-o-lanterns with Daddy!
 Coloring Sesame Street Halloween pictures ...
And some zoo animals stickers and coloring sheets ...
 Snacking on some harvest mix!
 Completing her zoo riddle book ...
 And playing our action game where we moved like the animal on the card that was turned over!
 Flapping like a parrot ...
 And slithering like a snake ...
 Completing her Elmo's 'Smallest to Biggest' worksheet with reusable stickers ...
 Matching the picture to its letter sound ...
 Making 'H's in her sugar tray ...
 And making footprint ghosts ...
 ... which we hung from our dining room light!

This weekend, we:
Letter 'H':
1. We practiced writing big letter 'H' and little letter 'h,' both on paper and in the sugar tray.
Zoo/Zoo Animals (Preparing for our Field Trip):
1. We read Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros? by Shel Silverstein.
2. We read The Saggy Baggy Elephant Golden Book.
3. We read 'Look at the Giant Panda!' in our High Five magazine, November 2010 (pg. 35).
4. We read the 'I'd Like to Be ' action poem in our High Five magazine, November 2010 (pg. 34) (about animals' movements).
5. We looked over the Montgomery Zoo map and discussed what we will see and what routes we’ll take to get there.
6. We played with our zoo animals stickers.
7. We colored coloring sheets of buffalo, a rhino, and a giraffe.
8. We listened to the 'Elephants' track (#32) on our Animal Sounds CD.
9. We listened to the following songs on our Favorite Animal Songs CD:
     1) 'One Elephant, Two Elephants' (#3);
     2) 'Kookaburra' (#5); and
     3) 'Alice the Camel' (#9).
10. We completed the 'Move Along' worksheet (and physical activity) together about how different zoo animals move. We also then acted out some other animals not listed.
11. We completed the 'My Zoo Animal Riddle Book' (with stickers).
12. We listened to zoo riddles and guessed which animal each riddle was talking about (she got each one right!).
1. We completed Elmo’s 'Smallest to Biggest' animals worksheet with reusable stickers.
1. We made a ghost using our footprint.
2. We made paper plate jack-o-lanterns with Daddy.
3. We colored some Sesame Street Halloween coloring worksheets.
4. We read the 'Let’s Go!' poem (by Cathy Stefanec Ogren) about Halloween in our High Five magazine (October 2010).
5. We read In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz.
6. We read Babar and the Scary Day.
We are so excited about our two field trips on Monday!  We'll be sure to post pictures after we get back!

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