Thursday, January 17, 2021

Week of January 11-18, 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
Shake it Like A Duck
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:

Little Red Hen can count to ten.

Write the message , Read the message, Move your hand under each word as you read. Have your child to identify the rhyming words. Challenge your child to name other words that rhyme with hen and ten. Write the sentence. Invite child to circle the letters he or she know and name the letters.


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
Disney Finding Nemo: Numbers with Nemo - Learn How To Count: 1 to 10 - Educational App for Kids

Moving and Learning

Dr. Jean's Banana Dance - (aka The Guacamole Song) - Dr. Jean's Banana Dance
Hokey Pokey - Kids Dance Song - Children's Songs by The Learning Station


Read Little Red Hen.

  • Display the book. Have child name the characters in the story. Read the first paragraph and ask child to describe the setting of the story. Encourage child to listen for other places the hen goes in the story.
  • Invite child to help present the rest of the story. Encourage child to chime in when the goose, cat and dog speak.
  • Ask child to list places the hen went in the story. Identify barnyard and wheelbarrow as compound words and have child review blending and segmenting the words.
  • Provide examples of commitment. Ask child if the Little Red Hen was committed to her task of turning the wheat into bread.
  • Ask: What was Little Red Hen's problem? How did she solve the problem?
  • Little Red Hen chose not to share her bread with her friends, because they didn't help her bake the bread. Was that a fair decision? Why?

Daily Literacy Practice

  1. writing your name
  2. putting 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 -


Shape Songs Collection
Can You Count With Me
Numbers in the Teens (The one comes first) Rap song for kids about teen numbers)
Numbers in the Teens (They Start with a 1) (song for kids about teen numbers)

Math and Science

  • Write numbers 0-10 on an index card or piece of paper.
  • Have child to put the numbers in order from 0-10.
  • Have child to find a number that you call out.
  • Have child practice writing the numbers 0-10 in order.

Math Seesaw Activity


Story Time

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed The ABCs
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Birthday Cake - Read Aloud
Sesame Street: Healthy Teeth, Healthy Me: Brushy Brush PSA

Rest Time