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The Week Ahead — Pets and the Letter Qq

on May 12, 2012

As we move into the coming week, we’ll be focusing on one of Little Bear’s favorite themes — pets. We’ll also be working with the letter Qq. Planned pet activities include …

  • identifying animals that would make good pets
  • visiting a local pet store
  • reading about different types of pets
  • discussing proper care of a pet
  • solving pet-themed addition problems
  • completing pet-themed cutting, coloring, lacing, pasting, and tracing activities
  • lots of pretend play (as pets, pet owners, and a veterinarian)

Letter Qq
Use Q-tips to paint question marks on the letter Qq.

Qq Lunch
Quiche, quesadillas, quinoa,  quick bread, Quaker Oat Squares

Art
Make pictures from Q-tips. Decorate a queen’s crown. Use shapes to create quilt squares.

Bible
Memorize 1 Thessalonians 5:19. Read the story of Queen Esther.

Cooking
Follow recipe to make Honey-Raisin Quick Bread.

Motor skills
Toss quarters into a pail. Fold napkins and washcloths into quarters.

Language Arts
Identify words that begin and end with Qq. Discuss questions and differentiate between “asking” sentences and “telling”sentences. Read the following books aloud:

Math
Learn to recognize quarters. Divide circles and squares into quarters. Use 1/4 cup measuring cup to fill 1 cup measuring cup with liquids and solids.

Music
Sing “Six Little Ducks” (QUACK, QUACK, QUACK!)

Social Studies
Read stories about quilts and discuss how quilts serve both practical and sentimental purposes. Look at different types of quilts.

Science
Learn about quail.

 


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