We introduced the theme with a picture of a house and the word Families. We named all the people who live in our house, and pets too. The children named their family members and pets and shred what kind of house they live in. We also talked about the various houses/apartments/homes people live in.
Thursday- Thanksgiving Feast- 11:00
Monday- Glued various cloth materials to represent windows & doors
Tuesday- Letter “F” for families- glued on colorful cupcake liners
Wednesday-Table cloth coloring with markers
Thursday- Special Gift for friend leaving the center
Friday- Family portrait- hand prints with the word “Family”
The children use various size colored bears to practice patterns with colors and arrange by size, piggy banks with large colored buttons for counting and matching colors by paring and Friday, shape wall hunt- find the shapes on the wall.
The children manipulated Q-tips into colanders to make fit, push through and pull out to strengthen fine motor skills, shape colored links, foam balls with craft sticks to poke working fingers, rainbow people connectors for snapping together, and Friday, we will do Rainbow experiment.
Beans, small people counters, confetti, scoops and small pots
“Mommy and Daddy Says”( Simone says)
What do you like to do with your family?
Practicing Thanksgiving songs- Turkey Dinner, A Turkey is a Funny Bird, Hello Tommy Turkey How are you?