February 3, 2015

The Books We Read:
Planes Fly by George Lyon
Truck Stop  by Ann Rockwell
A Train Goes Clickety Clack  by Jonathan London

Songs & Activities:
Airplane Up, Airplane Down
The 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 Firetruck
Hurry, 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)

Craft—Shapes Train:

 

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.