Learning colors by going on a "Color Hunt"
- Give child a bag and ask him to find 4 red objects in the home and place in the bag
- Next, have child find and add 4 yellow objects to bag
- Finally, child adds 4 blue objects to bag
- Child will return bag to you
- Remove each object one at a time from the bag and let child tell you the color
- Together, return each object to correct spot in the home
*Objects can be anything! (clothing, stuffed animals, notebooks, candies, markers/crayons, napkins, lids, washcloths, toys, etc.)
Adult can secretly prepare for this activity by placing red, yellow, blue objects within sight of the child.
Before returning the objects to their original spot, place all of the objects back into the bag and have child remove each object and count how many objects are in the bag (12 objects).
- 4 yellow objects
- 4 red objects
- 4 blue objects
Curriculum Plan Resources
- Shape - Triangle
- Color - Red, Yellow, Blue
- Number - Four, 4
- Alphabet Letters - D, M
- Senses - Taste
- Character Trait - Love
- Target Words - Day, Later, Night, Now
Arabic-Every day of your life is a page of your history
Did You Know?
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Books to Read
"The Greedy Triangle"
by Marilyn Burns (Activity 2)
by Ellen Stoll Walsh (Activity 9)
"The Very Busy Spider"
by Eric Carle (Activity 17) (audiobook available)
"An Die Schonen, Blauen Donau - Walzer Op. 314 Johann Strauss"
by Berliner Philharmoniker Album 100 Best Karajan 100 Best Classics (Classical) (Activity 20)
"The Alphabet Song"
by Cedarmont Kids Album 100 Singalong Songs for Kids (Children) (Activity 4)
"Love Grows One By One"
by Priscilla Herdman Album Daydreamer (Children) (Activity 13 & 20)
Monthly Materials List
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Fingerplay / Poems / Songs
The Itsy Bitsy Spider
(Activity 21 Month 4)
The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the waterspout
Down came the rain and washed the spider out
Out came the sun and dried up all the rain
And the itsy bitsy spider climbed up the spout again.
Do You Love Me? to “Brother John” tune
(Activity 26 Month 4)
Do you love me? Do you love me?
Yes I do. Yes I do.
Give me hugs and kisses. Give me hugs and kisses.
I love you. (kiss kiss sound) I love you. (kiss kiss sound)