Curriculum Spring/summer 2021

 

 

MONTH

WEEK 1

WEEK 2

WEEK 3

WEEK 4

August

 

PIRATE CAMP/SUMMER:

How I Became a Pirate

Scavenger hunts

Make eye patches & flags

Decorate bandannas

Make paper pirate ships

A sailor went to sea sea sea

5 little ducks

One two three four five (fish)

P, F, S

WATER & OUTSIDE PLAY

ME/MY BODY

Big Body Book

Birthdays around the World

Trace bodies and color in

Piece-by-piece body (cut, color & glue)

Match activity with body part (run/legs, carry/arms, hear/ear, touch/hand-finger)

Play doctor

Homemade Mr. Potato Head

Xrays with chalk and q-tips

Name activities (1ST letter)

Counting activities with body (size, body parts, age)

GATHER BIRTHDAYS

Hokey Pokey

Finger songs – where is Thumbkin, counting, etc.

This Little Piggy

Head, Shoulders, Knees, Toes

B, M, E, I, H

Counting

September

ME/MY BODY

Big Body Book

Birthdays around the World

Trace bodies and color in

Piece-by-piece body (cut, color & glue)

Match activity with body part (run/legs, carry/arms, hear/ear, touch/hand-finger)

Play doctor

Homemade Mr. Potato Head

Xrays with chalk and q-tips

Name activities (1ST letter)

Counting activities with body (size, body parts, age)

GATHER BIRTHDAYS

Hokey Pokey

Finger songs – where is Thumbkin, etc.

This Little PiggY

Head, Shoulders, Knees, Toes

B, M, E, I, H

Counting

GOLDILOCKS

Goldilocks and the 3 bears (picture reading version)

Make porridge

Play-act out story

Coloring pages

Draw houses

Bears

Dress-up bear puzzles

Big, Medium, Small activities

Hot, Comfortable, Cold, act.

 

G, B, P

Sizes & comparisons

Counting

VEHICLES & DRIVERS

Trucks

My Truck is Stuck

Train books (many)

Curious George gets a Bike

Big cardboard boxes to create lorry/plane/train etc, using as many of the children’s ideas as possible

Pull around big car on wheeled platform with drivers

Make paper airplanes

Make paper boats

Train play (upstairs)

Build roads

Painting with cars

I’ve been working on the Railroad

Wheels on the Bus

Little Red Caboose

Boat songs (SwGe)

C, A, R, T, S

Shapes

counting

VEHICLES & DRIVERS

Trucks

My Truck is Stuck

Train books (many)

Curious George gets a Bike

Big cardboard boxes to create lorry/plane/train etc, using as many of the children’s ideas as possible

Pull around big car on wheeled platform with drivers

Make paper airplanes

Make paper boats

Train play (upstairs)

Build roads

Painting with cars

I’ve been working on the Railroad

Wheels on the Bus

Little Red Caboose

Boat songs (SwGe)

C, A, R, T, S

Shapes

counting

October

AUTUMN (trees, leaves, nuts, weather)

Red Leaf Yellow Leaf

Season picture book

Pumpkin Pumpkin

Best Busy Year Ever

What to wear in the Fall?

Leaf rubbings

Paint autumn trees

Leaf collecting

Paint with nuts (rolling)

Squirrels

 

F, A, L, N

Colors

Shapes

AUTUMN (trees, leaves, nuts, weather)

Red Leaf Yellow Leaf

Season picture book

Pumpkin Pumpkin

Best Busy Year Ever

What to wear in the Fall?

Leaf rubbings

Paint autumn trees

Leaf collecting

Paint with nuts (rolling)

Squirrels

 

F, A, L, N

Colors

Shapes

HIBERNATION/AUTUMN

Red Leaf Yellow Leaf

Fall Season picture book

Pumpkin pumpkin

Best Busy Year Ever

Animals that hibernate: hedgehogs, turtles, skunks, bears, porcupines, squirrels, bats, snakes, foxes,

Hibernating animal printouts

Make dens, caves, leaf beds

Sensory table with hidden nuts

Make hedgehogs with clay and spaghetti

Explore what animals eat

 

H, S, A, W

Hibernation

HALLOWEEN

The little old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

Pumpkin Pumpkin

Make Jack-o-lanterns, bats, spiders, webs, cats, witches

Make trick-or-treat bags

Dress up and trick-or-treat

Monster Mash

Jeepers Creepers

Jack is hiding in his box

Dingle Dangle scarecrow

Shake your sillies out

P, H, W, B