I am choosing to do The Peaceful Preschool with them and CA~
We read lots of books, painted apple trees, finger painted letters As~
I moved the listening area into the family room and it spurred new interest~
We heard a story of the secret star hidden inside of an apple, ate apple snacks, and painted apple prints~
We also baked Apple Crisp and I am SURE this was the favorite thing of the whole week~
I also set up a few invitation trays for them to find in the mornings when they woke up~
We read a lovely book Mr. Peabody's Apples that was one of the juiciest conversations we had all week~
It hits on the damage of spreading rumors... kind of like the sour taste a Granny Smith apple leaves in your mouth.
I think it's so important for children to read about all kinds of ideas in books
as an introduction into situations they could find themselves in one day.
This was a great one for Character study for sure!!!
I also made up a little math game with some things I had in our school closet:
foam pages and Tenzi dice~
It ended up being a sort of graph and we had great conversation about this too!
It was a great week and the reason I know...
They can't wait for B Week!!!
I highly recommend this study to anyone wanting a literature based early literacy plan!!!