Wind and Water Theme
This theme allows children explore wind and water using observations, experiments,
and books to learn more about topics such as evaporation, weather, temperature, insulation, rain, and snow
Books this week-Giberto and the Wind by Marie Hall
-One Dark Night by Hazel Hutchins
-Math- Shape Bingo Game
-Science-Observing movement of objects in the wind. We will use a variety of objects and use a hairdryer with a teacher to see how objects move. We will record our results to share with our family. A home project will come home shortly to connect with this activity.
-Gilberto Letter Book- We will use vocabulary words from our unit book, Gilberto to reinforce letter sounds.
Center ActivitiesEasel: Painting with colors from the book Gilberto and the Wind (black, brown and and white paint)
Writing: blank books with crayons and markers
Sand and Water: water and student and teacher created sailboats
Library: Exploring books
Puzzles and Manipulatives: Matching uppercase alphabet arch letters
Dramatic Play: pl clothes line and clothes pins for dramatic play
Blocks: building with blocks
Songs, Word Play, Letters
Songs: Come On and Join in the Game; Clap Your Hands; Wheels on the Bus
Poems: Hands; Stand Up; My Big Balloon; Mix a Pancake; Five Little Owls in an Old Elm Tree
Literacy Skills: Naming sound game and rhyming word game
Try this at home: Observe signs of weather with your child.When you are outside ask them to look at the sky and talk about clouds, rain, wind, and storms.