January 26th, 2016
The Books We Read:Digger, Dozer, Dumper by Hope VestergaardGo!Go!Go! Stop! by Charise HarperWhat Can a Crane Pick Up? by Rebecca Dotlich
Songs & Activities:Walking Song Walking, walking, walking, walking;Hop! Hop! Hop! Hop! Hop! Hop!Running, running, running! Running, running, running!Now we STOP!
Also:Tiptoe, tiptoe...Marching, marching...
Craft—Bulldozer Shapes Collage:
The kids experimented with all the materials we put out...tissue and construction paper, scissors, glue, and cotton balls. No two dozers were alike by the end!
February 3, 2015
The Books We Read:Planes Fly by George LyonTruck Stop by Ann RockwellA Train Goes Clickety Clack by Jonathan London
Songs & Activities:Airplane Up, Airplane DownThe airplane has great big wings (hold arms out)and its propeller really sings (make circular motion and propeller sounds)The plane goes up (stretch arms up)The plane goes down (put arms down)The plan goes flying all around (fly around room)
Wheels on the Bus
Hurry, Hurry, Drive the FiretruckHurry, hurry, drive the firetruck (3x)Ding, ding, ding, ding, ding
Verses:Hurry, hurry, turn the corner (3x)...Hury, hurry, climb the ladder (3x)...Hurry, hurry, spray the water (3x)...Slowly, slowly back to the station (3x)
This was a great project! The kids picked out different colors for their train parts and experimented with how basic shapes can be combined to create something recognizable.