March 29th, 2016


The Books We Read:
The Hare and the Tortoise by Brian Wildsmith
Tiny Little Fly by Michael Rosen
Alex and Lulu: Two of a Kind by Lorena Siminovich

Songs & Activities:
Open, Shut Them (Opposites Version w/ Hand Movements)
Open, shut them, open, shut them, give a little clap, clap, clap!
Open, shut them, open, shut them, put them in your lap, lap, lap.
Big and small...
Loud and quiet...
Fast and slow...
Happy and sad...
Credit:
supersimplelearning.com

Bread and Butter--Good Morning
Bread and butter, marmalade and jam;
Let's say "Good morning" as HIGH as we can:
"Good morning!" (in a high voice)

Bread and butter, marmalade and jam;
Let's say "Good morning" as LOW as we can:
"Good morning!" (in a deep voice)

Continue, inserting other opposites: Loud-Quiet, Fast-Slow, Serious-Silly...

Credit: Jbrary

Two Little Blackbirds
Two little blackbirds sitting on a hill, one named Jack, the other named Jill.
Fly away, Jack! Fly away, Jill! Come back, Jack! Come back, Jill.
Repeat with...
Two little blackbirds sitting on a cloud; one named Quiet, the other named Loud.
Two little blackbirds stting on the snow; one named Fast, the other named Slow.
Two little blackbirds sitting on a gate; one named Wobbly, the other named Straight.
Credit: Revised from Jbrary

Craft—Opposites Collage:

 We used different colors and shapes to make an opposites collage: over-under, big-little, etc.