Friday, May 2, 2014

Five Senses May 5-9

Our Five Senses
Books This Week
Princess and the Pea
Stone Soup
Hero Cat

Let's Talk About It
-Sound and air vibration
-Effect of throwing a stone into soup/splashing
-Building towers (creating a sturdy base)

Small Groups 
1.Identifying shapes and letters through layers- Just how the princess in our story The Princess and the Pea, we will try to identify shapes then letters by only using our sense of touch
2. Math- Building Stairs.  We will create stair patterns using blocks to first go up and then increase to repeat the pattern going down.
3.Creating 5 Senses Books- Each child will create a book about how they use their 5 senses.  We will create a flip book to bring home when we are complete.
1. Compound Word Activity- We are learning how we can use 2 words to create a new word. For example: cup + cake = cupcake. We will create a chart and illustrate a picture to show the new word.
2. What's Missing Game- We will show objects to the small group.  They will cover their eyes and one or more object will be taken away. They will then uncover their eyes and recall the missing object.  We will increase the number of objects for a challenge.
3./p/ sound sorting- We will build a bed for the princess.  She only likes pictures that begin with the /p/ sound. Then we will draw a picture of the princess

Rug Activity-Castle Towers
Science-Observing Tadpoles
Art Table: Making Instruments
Blocks: Building Towers
Sensory Table: Alphabet Soup (bowls, water, ladles, and letters)
Book Area: books about senses
Writing Table: Unit Vocabulary Words
Dramatic Play: Ice cream shop
Puzzles and Manipulative: puzzles about senses

Songs, Word Play, and Songs
Compound Words
Bingo with the word QUEEN
Ending Sounds in our names

We will continuing a program called Handwriting Without Tears. It's focus is on letter formation and letter awareness. This program reinforces proper grasp and trying to strengthen fine motor muscles.

Preschool Manners
-When someone is in your way or has something you want, say "Excuse Me" to get their attention, then say"May I _____" to get what you want.

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