Books of the Week - The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Music & Movement - Song of the Week - Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
Activity - Count Everything!
Toss a ball back and forth as you count by 1s(you can count up or down or even skip count by 5s and 2s beginning at age 5)Count manipulative such as, toys, books, shoes, etc...
Development Organize toys and take an inventory with your child, count how many dolls, trucks, buses, balls, crayons, dinosaurs, etc.
Recipe of the Week -Ants on a Log
3 Celery Sticks
11/4 cup Peanut Butter
Wash the celery sticks and cut each stick in half.
Add peanut butter into the concave part of each celery stick and spread.
Push raisins into the peanut butter to represent "ants"
1)Alternatives to celery include Carrots, Cucumber (slice in half, lengthways and scrape out seeds)Banana (slice in half, lengthways)Apple (cut into wedges)Pear (cut into wedges)Peach / Nectarine (cut into wedges)
2) Alternatives to peanut butter include any nut butter Cream Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Hummus, Mashed avocado/guacamole, Greek Yoghurt, Other dips/spreads (beetroot dip, carrot hummus, bean dip, tzatziki etc)
3) Alternatives to raisins include other dried fruit (apricot, dates, figs, pineapple etc) cut into raisin-sized pieces. Peas, Sweetcorn, Olives, Cherry tomatoes, Grapes, Blueberries, Seeds and Nuts.