Monday, March 2, 2009

Preschool At Home - March 2009

**  All activities listed in a given week may not be completed.  If not completed then I may use them the following week or just drop from the list. **


Week 1 - March 2

Monthly Readers - will read at least 1 -2 readers from our monthly selection (can be seen in sidebar as IG Monthly Book Focus)

Readers -  The children will choose about 2 books per day from our shelf .
I will log our readers here.  This log will be behind a day or two as it will be logged in the evening after our reading has been done.

                                    
Colors - Reviewing of Colors (red, blue, green, yellow, purple, brown, pink)
                  *Look for color "____"
                  * Pick-n-Choose - gather a muffin tin or egg carton and a bowl with small colored cereal pieces or colored goldfish.  Place a colored piece in each compartment of tin or carton.  Show how to pick one piece out at a time and place it in the compartment with others of the same color.
                 * Sort objects by color

Numbers - Route counting to 5
                      Preschool Activity - Counting Disks
                     Heart Clips and Die Counting Game

Science -  Make A Face: use stickers to complete a face, Draw a face. Talk about the face parts.

Proprioceptive - Row boat
                                   Wall push-ups
                                   Vacuum

Speech -  Speech homework (usual picture cards)
                    "Core Vocabulary" Book

Montessori type/Manipulative Activities (will choose 1-2 activities daily from the list)
                            -  Using Clothes Pins (transferring objects from one container to another using                                                                        the clothespins)
                            -  Nuts and Bolts Play
                            - Puzzles
                            - Rag twisting (kitchen sink play)
                            - Clips and Straws
                     


Week 2 - March 9

Monthly Readers - will read at least 1 -2 readers from our monthly selection (can be seen in sidebar as IG Monthly Book Focus)

Reader - The children will choose about 2 books per day from our shelf .
I will log our readers here.  This log will be behind a day or two as it will be logged in the evening after our reading has been done.
                   

Language -  Handwriting Without Tears pre-K book.     
                          


Numbers - Route counting to 5
                       Preschool Activity - Paper Plate  Number Counting
                       Preschool Activity - Counting Sticker Book




Proprioceptive - Row boat
                                  Washing Large Surface areas (floor or window)
                                  Wringing out wash clothes in Kitchen Sink

Speech -  Speech homework (usual picture cards)
                    "Core Vocabulary" Book


Montessori type/Manipulative Activities (will choose 1-2 activities daily from the list)
                             - Puzzles
                            - Matching the Bead
                            - Playdough 
                            - Movement: Utilizing Silkies move to music - wave silkies, walk slowly, run,                                                              tiptoe, march.                                                                     
                                   


Week 3 - March 16

Monthly Readers - will read at least 1 -2 readers from our monthly selection  (can be seen in sidebar as IG Monthly Book Focus)

Reader - The children will choose about 2 books per day from our shelf .
I will log our readers here.  This log will be behind a day or two as it will be logged in the evening after our reading has been done.

                                      
                         

Colors -Reviewing of Colors (red, blue, green, yellow, purple, brown, pink)
                  *Look for color "____"
                  * Pick-n-Choose - 
                 * Sort objects by color

Numbers - Route counting to 5
                        Heart Clips and Die Counting Game
                        Egg Carton Counting - We will only go up to number 5


Proprioceptive - Row boat
                                   Wall push-ups
                                 Animal Walks  and wheelbarrow walk

Speech -  Speech homework (usual picture cards)
                    "Core Vocabulary" Book


Montessori type/Manipulative Activities (will choose 1-2 activities daily from the list)
                            - Working with Playdough
                            - Grid Matching
                            - Pounding
                            - Nuts and Bolts Play  
                            - Cutting Work  . . . longer lines for Isaiah.                                    
          

                
Week 4 - March 23

Monthly Readers - will read at least 1 -2 readers from our monthly selection  (can be seen in sidebar as IG Monthly Book Focus)

Reader - The children will choose about 2 books per day from our shelf .
I will log our readers here.  This log will be behind a day or two as it will be logged in the evening after our reading has been done.


                                     
Numbers/Colors - Route counting to 5
                             ** Clapping to 5
                             ** Count 5 objects into a muffin tin using colored wood cubes - will pick 'n choose                                        and label colors
                                



Proprioceptive - Row boat
                                   Wall push-ups
                                   Vaccum

Speech -  Speech homework (usual picture cards)
                    "Core Vocabulary" Book


Montessori type/Manipulative Activities (will choose 1-2 activities daily from the list)
                            -  Nuts and Bolts Play
                            - Puzzles
                            - Teeny Tiny Droppering
                            - Unwinding and Winding Yarn
                             - Pounding
                            - Tear, fold and paste a college (cake, heart, letter)


   
Week 5 - March 30

Spring Break - we will only do what is necessary...reading and therapy work

Readers -  

Proprioceptive - Row boat
                                   Wall push-ups
                                   Washing large surface area (floor, window)
                                   Wring washcloth out in kitchen sink

Speech -  Speech homework (usual picture cards)
                    "Core Vocabulary" Book


2 comments:

Jody said...

Looks like a great plan. I love the fingerprint activity. That looks really fun... we're gonna try that one!

ibeeeg said...

Thanks Jody. I am hoping that by paring down my ideas...this plan will be even more doable with our schedule.
The Fingerprint activity does look cool...that is why I had to add it. Hopefully it will prove to be fun. :)

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