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Month 7 Materials (vol.1)

Home Supplies

  • calendar, paper
  • index cards
  • scissors
  • sticky note/paper
  • tape
  • 3-ring binder with alphabet dividers
  • alphabet stamps/stickers, star shape stickers
  • violet paper
  • markers
  • violet crayon
  • thin paper (newspaper, tracing paper, etc.)
  • small paper plates
  • dry erase/white board
  • dry erase markers
  • small amount of red and blue paint
  • 1 1/2 cups of glue (Elmers, etc.)
  • stuffed animal
  • wooden block
  • shaving cream
  • tablecloth/cover
  • art smock
  • door
  • tray or small table
  • internet access and printer (optional) or old magazines

Kitchen Supplies

  • 8 ounces frozen strawberries
  • 8 ounces apple juice
  • ice cubes
  • blender
  • 1 cup of cornstarch
  • plastic bowl
  • tin foil
  • small paper bag
  • cookie sheet
  • star shaped cookie cutter
  • 2 glasses of water
  • bread, sandwich ingredients
  • timer

Additional Supplies

  • toy or non-functioning phone
  • binoculars or telescope (optional)
  • variety of materials to touch - sand, popcorn, cotton balls, paper, fabric, seeds, etc
  • The Starry Night painting by Vincent van Gogh

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)

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