This Month's Theme: Shapes & Colors!
Books: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr.
A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni
Happy Baby Colors by Roger Priddy
Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert
Purpose: Expose children to oral language and books.
Songs: Little Red Wagon
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
There’s A Color We All Know
Dramatic Play: Exploring with colored scarves and fabrics
Purpose: Provide exposure to rhyme for language development.
Activities: Playing in colored water in the sensory table
Building with colored blocks
Counting multi-colored links
Observing colored water bottle “lava lamps”
Purpose: Experience with numeration; engage their senses of touch & listening.
Activities: Manipulating colored butcher-block paper
Playing in a pool of plastic balls
Climbing in and out of colored cardboard boxes
Chasing and popping big round bubbles
Purpose: Experience with following directions; engaging gross and fine motor muscle groups.
Activities: Mixing paints to create new colors
Rolling colored balls in paint
Painting using hands and feet
Using colored ink pads
Purpose: Expose children to different ways of artistic expression through their senses.
Each Friday of the month we will have a ‘Color Day’ to celebrate all the colors we learned about by wearing them to school!
Friday, February 5th: Blue Day!
Friday, February 12th: Red Day!
Friday, February 19th: Green Day!
Friday, February 26th: Wear your favorite color today!