Theme of the week:
This week we will be learning about the letter O and the sound it makes as well as talking about Kansas Week and the Wizard of Oz!
Focus Skills for the Week:
*writing the letter O and learning the sound it makes
*fine motor: cutting scarecrow hair in art and making our own scarecrow self portraits
*painting coffee filter sunflowers in art
*sensory: working with & counting/sorting real sunflower seeds
*sensory: playing in “play mud” while discussing Kansas Farming
*learning about the KS buffalo, bees, sunflowers, wheat, farming/scarecrows
*reading and learning about the KS movie “Wizard of Oz”
*playing wizard of oz dress up in dramatic play as well as KS farmer dress up play
*building with “yellow brick road” blocks
*reading about the Kansas Indians whom our state was named after
*making and eating sunflower sugar cookies and KS state graham crackers for snack this week!
Bible Verse for the week:
O: “O Give Thanks to the Lord for He is good.” Psalm 107:1