Thursday, April 15, 2021

Week of April 12-16, 2021

Greeting Circle

The songs below are what we use for our greeting circle. Your student will use these every morning to get ready for the day.

You will review the STAR, BALLOON, DRAIN, and PRETZEL breathing activities. Pick one to do for the day after reviewing them.

Commitment for the week: Have your child pick which commitment they would like to try for the day.

Come Join the Circle
On The Rug
Jump! - NTV | GoNoodle
Preschool Pledge of Allegiance - LittleStoryBug
Texas Pledge of Allegiance
S T A R Breathing - Conscious Discipline
Balloon Breathing - Conscious Discipline
Drain Breathing - Conscious Discipline
Pretzel Breathing - Conscious Discipline
Parent Write the morning message on a sheet of paper large enough for your child to be able to circle and underline letters.

Today's Morning Message:

My horse ate hay.

  • Say the message.
  • Challenge child in a mystery word game. Slowly say the word (hay) phoneme by phoneme. Invite the child to say the sounds faster until they guess the word. Repeat with my and ate.
  • Write the sentence.
  • Model writing uppercase and lowercase Hh.
  • Invite child to write Hh on a sheet of paper.


Letters of the week:

Review all 26 letters

Letters we have already learned and continue to work on:

Mm, Tt, Cc, Ff, Hh, Nn, Oo, Pp, Ee, Ff, Rr, Gg ,Ii, Ss, Kk, Bb, Ll, Aa, Dd, Vv, Ww, Zz, Jj, Qq, Uu, Xx,Y y

Alphabet Automaticity | Upper and Lower Case | 4 Seconds | Jack Hartmann
Alphabet Song | ABC Song | Phonics Song
New Sight Words 1 | Sight Words Kindergarten | High Frequency Words | Jump Out Words | Jack Hartmann
New Sight Words 2 | Sight Words Kindergarten | High Frequency Words | Jump Out Words | Jack Hartmann

Moving and Learning

Just Dance Kids 2014 I Like To Move It
Koo Koo Kanga Roo - Awesome Rainbows (Dance-A-Long)
A Ram Sam Sam Dance - Children's Song - Kids Songs by The Learning Station


Read In the Cow's Backyard.

  • Display the book cover.
  • Ask child if this book is about a real cow or a make-believe cow.
  • Ask do cows really nap in hammocks?
  • Read pages 2 through 7.
  • Draw a T-chart.
  • Label the columns Animals and Sounds.
  • Have child name the animals that climbed into the hammock.
  • Invite the child to make the animal sounds and record the child answers in the second column.
  • Tell the child he or she will read the second part of the story on Day 5.
In the Cow's Backyard

Remember the username and password are both parent

Daily Literacy Practice

  1. Practice writing your first and last name.
  2. Put together name puzzle
  3. Practice saying the letters and sounds Pp,Ee,Ff,Rr,Gg,Kk,Ss,Ii,Oo,Aa,Cc.Tt,Mm,Ww,Zz Hh,Nn,Bb,Ll,Dd,Vv,Jj, Qq, Uu, Xx, Yy . Find these letters all over the house and discuss the sound each time.
  4. Practice writing the letters (uppercase and lowercase)

See Saw Literacy -


Count By 1 Song
Count By 2 Song

Math and Science

  • Materials you will need to play game: 2 number cubes or a dice, a set of 12 plastic eggs, empty egg cartons
  • Pair the child with a partner to play a game of compare.
  • Assign one side of the egg carton to each partner.
  • Both partners roll a number cube or dice and place that many eggs on the side of the carton.
  • Instruct child to first compare the collections and then continue the two sets to determine the total.
  • Ask how many more or fewer eggs do you have than your partner?
  • How many eggs are in the carton altogether?
  • Have fun.

Math Seesaw Activity


Sesame Street: Healthy Teeth, Healthy Me: Brushy Brush PSA
Pete the Cat Pete at the Beach - Read Aloud Books for Toddlers, Kids and Children
Pete the Cat and the lost tooth | Read Aloud | Storytime