Volume 13 Winter 2020-2021 March 1 – 5, 2021
How to Join MS Teams Meeting On Your Tablet
1. Access your email by first tapping on Google Chrome. Tap on “Accept & continue” if it is your first time opening the Chrome app
2. Type in your email website into the navigation bar (I will be using Gmail as an example)
3. Sign in with your email address and password (I will be using Gmail as an example)
4. Go to your calendar (this is what is looks like on Gmail)
5. Find the meeting invitation sent from the teacher or home visitor and check that it is the correct date. Tap on the invite.
6. Tap the link to join the meeting.
7. The Microsoft Teams app is already installed on the tablet and should open automatically when you tap on the link. Type your first name only and tap Join Meeting. Tap on “Allow” to turn the audio on.
8. You are now in the meeting! You are turn the video and microphone on and off by tapping on the center to show the meeting controls. Tap again to hide the controls.
Author | 1904-1991
Theodor Seuss Geisel, known by Dr. Seuss, was a writer and cartoonist, known for his children’s books, including “The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, How Grinch Stole Christmas, and Oh! The Places You’ll Go!
March 2 Dr. Seuss Birthday!
Spread a Little Sunshine | Start the Day Song | Jack Hartmann
After A While, Crocodile | Super Simple Songs
The Month of March | Jack Hartmann
I Love to Read | Jack Hartmann
World of Wonder Science Song | Jack Hartmann
Move and Freeze Dance | Mr. G Play and Music
Mood Walk – Blazer Fresh | GoNoodle
Red Light, Green Light | Freeze Dance | READY SET DANCE
Cardio Desk Drumming – “We Will Rock You” | Kent Hamilton
10 Minutes Timer
13 – 18 Months Milestones – Communication
BY 15 MONTHS:
- May use 5-10 words
- Combines sounds and gestures
- Imitates simple words and actions
- Consistently follows simple directions
- Shows interest in pictures
- Can identify 1-2 body parts when named
- Understands 50 words
BY 18 MONTHS
- Responds to questions
- Continues to produce speech-like babbling
- Points at familiar objects and people in pictures
- Understands “in” and “on”
- Responds to yes/no questions with head shake/nod
- Repeats words overheard in conversation
Language / Literacy
Learn the letter S | Jack Hartmann
|Letter Bb Story
A salmon and a sea horse
we’re singing in the sea
/s/ /s/ /s/
Such a silly song!
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
Author: Dr. Suess
Illustrator: Dr. Suess
Read by: Storytime Anytime
Who is Dr. Seuss?
Dr. Seuss-Epic Artist Series
One Minute History
The Cat in the Hat
Author: Dr. Suess
Illustrator: Dr. Suess
Storytime with Miss Jeannie
Art / Writing
Graphic Practice: ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( (
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Practice curve line and straight with your kids using music and raise your pencil when the music stop.
Letter S song | Learning Dynamics
Uppercase S – curve in, curve out
Lowercase s – curve in, curve out
Write the letter S – ABC Writing for Kids
S for SNOWMAN and SNAKE
Materials: white and colored paper, scissor, glue
Cut Upper Case letter S and create a Snowman, change the hat into Dr. Seuss hat.
Cut lower case letter s and create a Snake and decorate with any shape pattern.
CAT IN THE HAT NAME PUZZLE
Math / Science
Count to 100 | Jack Hartmann
Number 19 – down, and curve up, around stop
Graphic Practice: number 19 magic board / Journal
END OF THE MONTH CALENDAR GRAPHING
- 1. How many days was sunny?
- How many days was rainy?
- How many days was snowy?
- How many days was cloudy?
- How many days was sunny cloudy?
- Which weather has the least days?
- Which weather has the most days?
Materials: Goldfish colors Snack or cut out of different colored fish
Give your child a cup of colored gold fish snack or a cut out of colored paper fish.
Child will place the colored fish accordingly onto their graph.
After all their fish were in place, they remove the fish and color in the amount of squares for each row.
DISSOLVING CANDY FISH FOR FUN DR. SEUSS SCIENCE!
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Candy Experiment
- Place one gummy candy fish in each jar (4 jars).
What do you think will happen to the candy fish when you put with water?
Rubbing alcohol? Vinegar? Oil?
Will something different happen or will the same thing happen for each jar?
- Pour a different liquid into each jar:
Orange gummy fish – water
Green gummy fish – rubbing alcohol
Yellow gummy fish – vinegar
Red gummy fish – oil
What is happening to the candy fish?
Has anything change in each jar?
What does the liquid look like now? What do the candy fish look like now?
- Observe the jars over several hours.
Which jar had a change and which did not?
Why other jar had a change and other did not?
- SEUSS CUP STACKING CHALLENGE
BY: Little Bins for little Hands
HOW TALL CAN YOU MAKE THE CAT’S HAT?
Let your kids develop problem solving skills by encouraging to use their design and skills to build the tallest tower they can, out of cups and paper. This game is fun for the whole Family!
- Plastic cups (big or small)
- Plastic drinking cups at home
- White or any colored paper cut into square or paint cards from paint section of stores.
Set out the stack of cups and paper squares. Invite your kids to stack the cat’s hat as high as they could.
Note: at first the kids will stack the cups without using the paper, observe and let the kids try her/his best. After several attempts let the kids solve the problem on how to stack the cups as high as it could by asking:
What else can you find to stack the cat’s hat?
Extend the challenge: Use a timer and see who can make a 2 feet tall tower in the fastest amount of time.
Suggested Time For Home Learning: 1 hour
Movement / Play
CHA CHA SLIDE DANCE | DJ RAPHI
THE FOOT BOOK
By: Dr. Seuss
This book is intended for young children to convey the concept of opposite through the different kind of feet.
GROSS MOTOR SKILLS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLAY
By: Your Therapy Source
Active play in children is required for brain growth, physical development, communication and social growth.
Materials: Paper, marker, and glue
- Watch the story “The Foot Book” by Dr, Seuss.
- Trace your kid right and left foot as many as you could and cut.
- Use the cut paper feet to create a pattern for gross motor activity.
Jumping Foot print