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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Week 13 of Theme Weeks (Letters Y and Z, Numbers 25 and 26)



In the previous post, we discussed our Summer schedule. In that schedule, there was an hour in the morning for theme week activities and an hour in the afternoon. Here is what we plan on doing each week we are on summer break. If there's an explanation or picture on Pinterest, the link is in the blog so make sure you check it out! I hope you'll join us!





Week 13: August 20th-August 24th
Letters of the Week: Y and Z
Numbers of the Week: 25 and 26OSnacks of the Week: Yogurt and Zebra Cakes



Monday (August 20th)
Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters Y and Z

Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)

Circle all Ys in a tree
Y is for Yellow Challenge. Find as many objects around the house that is YELLOW!

Book to Read:
Read 'Zoo' by Salina Yoon (Scholastic)
Letter of the Week Bible Discussion: YOU are the light of the world. (Matthew 5:14) 


Tuesday (August 21st)
 
Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters Y and Z
Alphabet Sheet/Match Magnets

Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)
Y is for Yoga! Time to do Yoga together.
Y is for Yawn craft


Book to Read: Read 'Zoo' by Salina Yoon (Scholastic)

Letter of the Week Bible Discussion: Read Psalms 26:3 (I always remember your faithful love. I depend on your faithfulness.) Talk about Jesus' love for us and do 'Jesus loves me' coloring page 

Wednesday (August 22nd)
Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters Y and Z
Y is for Yacht craft
Z is for Zebra craft

Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)

Trace numbers 25 and 26
Watch 'Zootopia' and make an Officer Clawhauser Donut craft

 Book to Read: Read 'Zoo' by Salina Yoon (Scholastic)

Letter of the Week Bible Discussion:  Tell the story of Zaccheus- you can find a great children's version HERE
Do Zaccheus in a tree craft 
Thursday (August 23rd)
Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters Y and Z
Find objects around the house starting with the letter Y 

Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)


Book to Read: To finish up our number discussion, read 'Count to 10' by Dalmatian Press (Sesame Street)

Letter of the Week Bible Discussion: Continue discussing 'Zaccheus' and sing Zaccheus song together 

Friday (August 24th)
Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters Y and Z
Find objects, letter Z challenge (Look for objects around the house that start with the letter Z
Z is for Zzzzzzzzs (sleep)

Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)
Book to Read: Read 'Zoo' by Salina Yoon (Scholastic)

Letter of the Week Bible Discussion:
Do an activity with all of the letters of the alphabet printed out, cut, and scrambled. Make sure to include the Alpha symbol and the Omega symbol. Have your children put the alphabet in order from A to Z and watch as they figure out what Alpha and Omega mean. 

Read Revelations 1:7-8 (The Message) In this verse, God says, "I am the Alpha and Omega (A to Z)." He was here in the beginning (the book of Genesis) and He lived amongst us, and He will be here for the end as well.


Shopping List for the Week
construction paper
glue
pencils
markers
paper plates
alphabet magnets
yogurt
Zebra Cakes
figure out a yoga routine  to do together
Make puddles for activity
Print off Safari game activity



This is our last week of letter/number discussion as everyone will be headed back to school! We hope you enjoyed your Summer of learning!!

The Bays




Sunday, May 20, 2018

Week 12 of Theme Weeks (Letters W and X, Numbers 23 and 24)


In the previous post, we discussed our Summer schedule. In that schedule, there was an hour in the morning for theme week activities and an hour in the afternoon. Here is what we plan on doing each week we are on summer break. If there's an explanation or picture on Pinterest, the link is in the blog so make sure you check it out! I hope you'll join us!




Week 12: August 13th- August 17th

Letters of the Week: W and X
N
umbers of the Week: 23 and 24

Snacks of the Week: Waffles and Xtra Cheddar Goldfish Crackers



Monday (August 13th)
Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters W and X
What begins with the letter W challenge?


Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)
Make W is for Wagon craft

Book to Read:
Read 'Where's My Puppy' by Sarah Creese

Letter of the Week Bible Discussion: Read John 2- The Wedding at Cana. There is a great story to read HERE concerning the wedding at Cana. There is also a great craft at the same link (you'll have to print off the water pot craft!)



Tuesday (August 14th)
 
Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters W and X
Alphabet Sheet/Match Magnets
If you have Netflix, Watch Season 1 Episode 13 of 'The Magic School Bus' about Weather and do



Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)

Circle all letter Xs on tree
W is for Worm craft 

Book to Read:  Read 'Where's My Puppy' by Sarah Creese


Letter of the Week Bible Discussion: Sing 'He's got the WHOLE WORLD in His hands' and do
Whole World craft 



Wednesday (August 15th)
Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters W and X

Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)
Trace numbers 23 and 24
Make a counting caterpillar to number 23 and 24

Book to Read:  Read 'Where's My Puppy' by Sarah Creese

Letter of the Week Bible Discussion: Read the story of Xerxes and Esther HERE. Today, watch Veggie Tales 'The Girl Who Became Queen' on Youtube. 



Thursday (August 16th)

Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters W and X
Find objects around the house starting with the letter W


Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)


Book to Read: Read 'Who Works With Tools' by Bruce Larkin  

Letter of the Week Bible Discussion: Discuss Xerxes and Queen Esther again today. Make paper crowns together.

Friday (August 17th)
Morning Learning (9AM-10AM)

Trace letters W and X
Find objects, letter X challenge (Look for objects around the house that start with the letter X)
Make an Xray fish craft

Afternoon Learning (1:30PM-2:30PM)



Book to Read: Read 'Who Works With Tools' by Bruce Larkin

Letter of the Week Bible Discussion: Read Luke 2:12 (the Message): This is how you will know him: You will find a baby wrapped in pieces of cloth and lying in a feeding boX.




Shopping List for the Week

construction paper
glue
pencils
markers
paper plates
alphabet magnets
waffles
xtra cheddar goldfish
yarn
hole punch
qtips
make a treasure map
and design a treasure hunt