Ms. Megan's Class : January 

 

January 27 - February 7, 2020

 

Dear Families,

 

This week’s theme is…Polar Bear, Polar Bear!

 

This month’s nature visit will be on Tuesday, February 4th!

 

Vocabulary words we are using:

 

Polar bear, lion, hippo, flamingo, zebra, snake, elephant, leopard, peacock, walrus

 

Movement: Kelly will be conducting a simple obstacle course to jump onto a crash mat, crawl through a tunnel, and reach for a picture of an animal from the story.

 

We are reading: Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? By: Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

 

Art projects:

● The students will pull and stick/glue cotton balls to a polar bear cut out.

● The students will color and dot paint a paper plate that will be cut into a swirly snake.

● The students will create a peacock using their foot and handprints.

● The students will create a lion by gluing googly eyes to a yellow circle, and adding shredded brown paper for the mane.

We are singing:

Polar bear, polar bear, turn around

Polar bear, polar bear, touch the ground

Polar bear, polar bear, dance on your toes

Polar bear, polar bear, touch your nose

Polar bear, polar bear, show your paws

Polar bear, polar bear hide your claws

Polar bear, polar bear, say goodnight

Polar bear, polar bear, close your eyes tight

We are cooking/eating: A polar bear snack made from a rice cake, cream cheese, bananas, and mini chocolate chips

 

In our sensory bin: Shredded blue and white paper with arctic and ocean animals. The children can search for the animals in the paper and play with them.

 

You can follow through with this theme at home by...

● Using vocabulary words listed above

● Reading Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

● Duplicating art projects

● Singing and following movements to the song listed above

 

Have a great week!

 

Megan