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Volume 12

April 19, 2021

Teacher: Laura Martin, Winter Volume 12

Hello Parents,

We’ve had a lot of fun in class this week exploring the many signs of spring!  Next week we will continue looking at things that grow.

Don’t forget:  Our Parent’s Meeting this month is on Tuesday April 27th at 4:00. I hope you can join us as we dialogue with a guest from Seattle Public Library.  

Happy learning!         

Teacher Laura

WEEK: April 12, 2021

THEME: Signs of Spring

LETTER:  S

SHAPE: Circle

COLOR: orange

VOCABULARY WORD:  rhythm

Language / Literacy

30 minutes

Rabbit loves carrots!  His whole house is full of carrots and he has no place to sleep!   TOO MANY CARROTS  by Katy Hudson

https://video.link/w/Djglc 

A firefly shines his light because he is lonely.   Will he find a friend?

THE VERY LONELY FIREFLY by Eric Carle

https://video.link/w/gxglc

Art / Writing

LEARN ABOUT RHYTHM with Teacher Laura!      

         https://vimeo.comv/536977837      

Problem Solving

30 minutes

YOU WILL NEED:

  • Cardboard (or flattened

paper grocery bag)

  • Dice
  • Paper for cards
  • Marker
  • Hot wheels car or other

small toy

 

  1. Draw squares with numbers on the track. Start with number one and fill the whole track with numbered squares.
  2. Make five small cards. Write “add” on four of them. Write “subtract” on one of them. Place these cards face down on the table.
  3. Players take turns rolling the die then drawing a card. If the card says “add”, and you rolled a 5, then your car moves ahead 5 squares. If the card says “subtract, then you move back 5 squares.
  4. Who can get to the end? Have fun counting!

Social Emotional

15 minutes

WAITING IS NOT EASY by Mo Willems

Do you ever have to wait for something you really want?

Elephant does NOT want to wait for his surprise in this story:

https://video.link/w/d1qlc

Movement / Play

Time to move our bodies and have fun!

Singing in the Rain!        

https://video.link/w/zurlc