Monday, October 3, 2011
Brightly Beaming Resources Week #14: Horses
This week we learned about horses. We took Shrade to the local fair and saw horses. That was fun! We learned about letter N and did a craft with newspaper. (Idea from No Time for Flashcards) I also try to add something else from what we are learning so we glued 14 pieces of newspaper to the N because we learned the number 14 as well. On the day we learned about brown we scavenged for brown things in our home. We only spend maybe 10 minutes a day on these activities since my soon to be 3 year old still has a short attention span. He is enjoying the craft projects so I might try to do more of those, but that's not my strong suit. Our nursery rhyme was "Ride a Cock Horse."
We really enjoyed reading Fritz and the Beautiful Horses and Robert the Rose Horse over and over!
Books we read:
Here's a really fun activity that we did with #14: I gave Shrade a bucket and he had to run "the circle" in our house and every time he passed I would throw a bead in his bucket. It got louder each time and he ran off some energy. Here is just a snippet: