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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 the child’s name
  • Encourage the child to independently place stickers on paper to make the child’s name
  • Count the number of letters in the child's name
  • Use upper case and lower case letters if possible, using a capital letter for the first letter. (many alphabet stickers come in just upper or lower case sheets
  • Listen to song “Hello, My Name is Joe” or Watch/Listen here


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

Place a sticker of each letter of your child's name on separate rocks and together have fun putting the letters of the child's name in order using the rocks.

Watch this video to see how a child can make his name with beans. 


Here are the three steps for a child to learn his name:

  1. Recognize the name 
  2. Spell the name - orally
  3. Write the name

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


Give yourself a Superhero name and tell me what unique powers you have been given.

Do you have a nickname or a special name anyone uses to talk with you?


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Curriculum Plan Resources

Skills Focus

  • Shape - Star
  • Color - Purple
  • 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)

"Harold and the Purple Crayon"
by Crockett Johnson (Activity 8)

by Suzy Lee (Activity 7)

"Wave" VIDEO
by Suzy Lee (Activity 7)

"Harold and the Purple Crayon". VIDEO
by Crockett Johnson (Activity 8)

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

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)

"Hello, My Name is Joe" VIDEO
by Ellen and Peter Allard (Activity 1)

"A - You're Adorable" VIDEO
by Sesame Street (Activity 4)

"Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" VIDEO
by Ella Jenkins (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