H & P
Writing the letters H and P; learning about animal names that begin with H and P and watching a video about a harbour seal and a pika
- You will need 2 blank small envelopes
- Practice writing the letter H and reviewing the sound of H using a chalkboard, paper or whiteboard
- Have child write the letter H on a small envelope. Save to use for Activity 5 Month 8.
- Practice writing the letter P and reviewing the sound of P using a chalkboard, paper and/or whiteboard
- Have child write the letter P on a small envelope. Save to use for Activity 5 Month 8.
- Ask child to think of an animal that begins with H - hamster, hippopotamus, hyena, etc.
- Find picture of an animal beginning with H and put into binder (Easy way to find pictures is to type “Free pictures of animals” in internet search engine)
- Watch a harbour seal move here
- Ask child to think of an animal that begins with P (porcupine, pig, pony, etc.)
- Find picture of an animal beginning with P and put into binder
- Watch how a pika lives in the rocks here
*Old magazine or newspapers are a great alternative to finding pictures on the internet
Child can draw an animal that begins with the letter P or H. Make the letter P and H using dots for a child to connect if difficult for child to print their own letter.
Make up a silly sentence filled with "H" words. For example, "Hamsters have heavy hair."
Try making up silly sentences using "P" words. "Please pass pica plants."
- 2 small envelopes (used or new)
- internet access or old magazines
Curriculum Plan Resources
- Shape - Heart
- Color - Review
- Number - Six, 6
- Alphabet Letters - H, P
- Senses - Hearing
- Character Trait - Honesty
- Target Words - Good-by, Many, Match, Why
If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.
Did You Know?
"Children with below average language skills can make rapid improvements if their parents take simple steps to change the way they interact with them." University of Sydney
Books to Read
"My Very First Book of Shapes"
by Eric Carle (Activity 2)
"Big Red Barn"
by Margaret Wise Brown (Activity 8)
"Old MacDonald Had a Farm"
by Countdown Kids Album 100 All Time Children’s Favorites (Activity 10)
"Salve Regina - Antiphona (tonus monasticus) in Honorem Beatae Mariae Virginias"
Album Salve Regina Gregorian Chant by Benedictine Monks of the Abby of Saint-Maurice & Saint-Maur, Clervaux (Activity 21)
"You’ll Be In My Heart"
by Phil Collins Album Tarzan (Movie Soundtrack) (Activity 18)
Monthly Materials List
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Fingerplay / Poems / Songs
Up Down Turn Around
(Activity 14 Month 8)
Touch the sky,
And touch the ground.
Blink your eyes,
Blow a kiss,
And say “good-bye “
I Need To Be Honest
(Activity 13 Month 8)
I need to be honest
My mom and dad say
And telling the truth
Is just one way!
Why be honest
I ask mom and dad.
You will feel your best
When the truth is always said.