Volume 28

August 16, 2021

Movement / Play

  • Movement: Make a tight rope by laying tape down on your carpet. Teach your preschooler to walk across it without falling off, and if he does — the tickle monster gets him!
    • Skills balancing, increased memory skills, strengthen concentration skills

(1-5 times a week for 15 minutes)

Language / Literacy

Literacy: Beginning letter-sound recognition activity

Step 1: Identify the 2 items in photo

Step 2: Say it out loud

Step 3: The Help child read sentence, focus on underlined word and review initial let-sound recognition

Step 4: Draw picture of underlined and copy word on a separate piece of paper.

(1-3 times a week for 20 minutes)

Math / Science

Math: Family age activity

  • Ask each family member how old they are and write it down. (help if needed)
  • Then draw dots for each age
    • If age 10 draw 10 dots
  • Finally sort the numbers from youngest age to oldest age
    • Hint smallest to biggest

(10 minutes 3 times a week)


Science: What Melts in The Sun

In this activity you will test different items and see if it melts in the sun:


  • Household items (legos, ice, wooden blocks, paper, butter/cheese (small), quarter, small piece of soap.


  • Place items outside in the sun for 30 minutes
  • Make a guess on which item will melt and which one will not melt.
  • Go back outside and see what happened
  • Talk about which one melted and which one did not.

Problem Solving

Problem Solving:

Book: Stuck by Olliver Jeffers

  • Read Aloud
  • Listen to the story
    • What happened?
    • What was the problem?
    • What did the boy do to fix his problem?
    • What would you do to help the boy?
      • In real like if you had a problem what can you do?
        • Stop, think, choose safe option and best option and ask an adult if you need help

Problem Solving

Challenge of the Week:

Drink 3 cups of water a day (20 minutes)