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S & V

Song "A - You're Adorable" and letters S & V activity

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  • Draw the letter in the air, on a child's back, and on paper
  • Ask a child to make the letter S with their body 
  • Share the sound of S
  • Time how long a child can make the S sound
  • Time how long an adult can make the S sound
  • Draw the letter V in the air, on a child's back, and on paper
  • Ask a child to make the letter V with their body
  • Share the sound of V
  • Time how long a child can make the V sound
  • Time how long an adult can make the V sound 
  • Listen to song “A - You’re Adorable” by Perry Como or Watch/Listen here 

Simplify

Watch this fun video to learn the letter V

Extend

Here is an idea of how to make a vulture using the letter V.  Encourage the child to be creative in making their own letter V vulture.   Ask the child what animal names begin with the letter V (vulture, viper, vole, vampire bat) 

QUESTIONS FOR CHILD

What is something you own that is valuable to you? What letter sound is at the beginning of valuable?

What makes you feel brave? 

Materials

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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)

"Wave"
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