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First Name

Song "Hello, My Name is Joe" and spelling child's name

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  • Gather alphabet stickers or use a set of alphabet stamps
  • Together select the stickers/stamps needed for child’s name
  • Encourage child to independently place stickers on paper to make child’s name
  • Count the number of letters in child's name
  • Use upper case and lower case letters if possible, using a capital letter for first letter but many alphabet stickers come in just upper or lower case sheets
  • Listen to song “Hello, My Name is Joe

Simplify

Write child's name on a piece of paper and let child place the correct alphabet stickers or stamps under the name.

Extend

Make with the stickers other family names - Dad, Mom, sister's name, grandma, etc.

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Curriculum Plan Resources

Skills Focus

  • Shape - Star
  • Color - Violet
  • Number - Review
  • Alphabet Letters - S, V
  • Senses - Touch
  • Character Trait - Respect
  • Target Words - Hot, Soft, Above, Below

Monthly Proverb

Scottish-He that is wise can make a friend of a foe

Did You Know?

"The foundations of social competence that are developed in the first five years are linked to emotional well-being and affect a child’s later ability to functionally adapt in school and to form successful relationships throughout life." National Scientific Council on the Developing Child

Books to Read

"The Monster At The End of This Book"
by Jon Stone (Activity 13)

"Beach Ball"
by Peter Sis (Activity 7)

"Mouse Paint"
by Ellen Stoll Walsch (Activity 8)

Music Playlist

"A - You’re Adorable"
by Perry Como Album The Very Best of Perry Como (Pop)(Activity 4)

"Hello, My Name is Joe"
by Ellen and Peter Allard Album Sing It! Say It! Sway It! Vol. 2 (Children) (Activity 1)

"Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"
by Ella Jenkins Album Early Early Childhood Songs (Children) (Activity 3)

Monthly Materials List

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Fingerplay / Poems / Songs

Nursery Rhyme

(Activity 26 Month 7)

Star light, Star bright

Star light, Star bright

I wish I may, I wish I might

Have the wish I wish tonight