Aa is for alligator, ants, apple, apricot, airplane, armadillo
*Starfall : letter A
*Review A on ABC poster. Sing ABCs. (daily)
*Aa discover bag.
*Color the letter Aa template- decorate. Hang on wall.
*Snack- animal crackers
*Aa segment on video: Animal Alphabet
(Aa is for armadillo)
*Airplane- look outside for airplanes. Act like an airplane.
*Fly paper airplanes with Dad.
*Play with airplane toy.
*Music: I'm a Little Airplane Now.. from Sesame Street
*Cute airplane craft from Crafts N Things for Children
The airplane has great big wings:
Its propeller spins around and sings, "Vvvvvv!"
(make one arm go round)
The airplane goes up:
The airplane goes down:
The airplane flies high
(arms outstretched, turn body around)
Over the town!
*Alligator- act like an alligator
*Alligator puppet- pretend play.
*Music/literature- The Lady With the Alligator Purse
More fun literature....
*Ants- observe ants outside
*Create an ant- use cootie bug
*Music- The ants go marching one by one...parade with sisters
*Letter A is for ant color sheet from DLTK.
*Feed the ants from Totally Tots.
*Simple Ant craft- 3 circles, 6 rectangle, glue stick- make ant
(skill focus: counting, shapes, using a glue stick)
*Painting with apples
*Craft- apple stickers in tree
*Count and sing- one little, two little apples...
*Color focus- red- sort red objects
*Review ABC poster- hang A on coconut tree. (plan to make large coconut tree for wall)
*Snack: apple slices (extra apple from craft)
letter coloring sheets
As I organize ABC activities for little man, I'll post them above under ABC Curriculum. I wrote these as 5 day lessons, but I'm going to be flexible depending on what's going on in our lives! I may add more ideas or delete as we go along depending on his interest. :)
Please feel free to share your ABC ideas so we can learn and help our children grow together!