Letter of the Day: S
Miss Mouse was cleaning her floor, such a mess. We divided up the pieces to thing to keep and things to throw away.
What is hiding in the sock? Sun.
fingerplay: Hickory Dickory Dock.
Book 1: Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas
speaking of rhyming, I have a rhyming fingerplay
Fingerplay: Clap, Clap your Lap. I made flannel cards for this, to show the words. They were too heavy and kept falling. Grrr. Will fix for next week.
Tip: I actually worked in a literacy tip: Singing elongates vowel sounds: When you sing you’re really singing the vowels. It helps children hear them.
Book 2: I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More by Karen Beaumont
Prop story/song: Stinky Cake by Carole Peterson. Yuck
Song: Shake My Sillies Out by Raffi. I like the live version.
Book: Yuck by Mick Manning
Flannel: Tail of Little Skunk by Marsha Arnold
Lucy Maud’s Favorite Word: Scarlet. “My glasses are scarlet red.” Other S words we liked: snake, sun, and slide.
The Alpha Boogie
Craft: We made a Skunk tail out of the letter S.
Titles I didn’t use but intended to:
- Book: Slop Goes the Soup by Pamela Duncan Edwards. it has lots of juicy onomatopoeia.