Thursday, 5/21/20

*Use Remind to share what you’re doing at home! 

Song: Letter Review – Jack Hartmann

Reading: Read a book by a famous favorite illustrator like Eric Carle (or listen to this one).  How did he or she create the illustrations?

Eric Carle reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Letters & Sounds: Go outside and write letters with chalk.  Then paint with water and a paint brush.

Math: Find 5-10 different drawing and painting tools.  line them up from short to tall. 

Fine Motor: Make Salt Dough (see recipe).  The next day, paint it!

  • What you need: flour, salt, water, bowl, spoon, cookie cutters, oven, clear finish (optional)
  • How to make the dough: Mix 4 cups flour, 1 cup salt, and 1 1/2 cups warm water.  If your dough is too dry, add a bit more water.
  • How to make the cookie creations: Place flour on the surface.  Roll the dough with a rolling pin and use cookie cutters to create various shapes.  Place on a cookie tray and cook in the oven on 200 degrees for 2 hours (3 hours for super thick pieces).  Let dry overnight.  Spray with a clear finish or us Mod Podge (optional). 

Art of Sensory:  Make a pointillism painting.  Use Q-tips and make a painting. 

STEM: Use a variety of supplies to create a masterpiece.  What did you create?

Gross Motor: Let’s drum!  Can you make a drum from items in your house?  Let’s keep beat on the drum.  1, 2, bang!  1, 2, bang! 

Writing (journal): Use crayons, markers, and colored pencils to create in your journal. 

Music & Movement: Play music.  Paint or draw to the tempo of the music. 

Educational Websites & Resources: 

www.abcya.com

www.starfall.com

www.sesamestreet.org