S & V
Identifying objects that start with "S" and "V" and watch videos of unique animals named stoat and vicuna
Month 7 · Activity 5 · Letters
- With a child look for five items in the home that begin with S sound
- On a sticky note, with the child watching, write the name of each of the items when the child says an item. For example, stove, soap, stairs, step, sock, etc.
- The child places a sticky note on the item
- Practice writing letter V with violet crayon or marker. Make a dotted outline of the letter for a child to trace if needed.
- Ask the child to think of an animal that begins with the sound of S - snake, snail, spider, seal, swan, etc.
- Find a picture of an animal beginning with S and put into 3 ring binder behind the letter S (Easy way to find pictures is to type "Free pictures of animals" in an internet search engine)
- Click here and watch a stoat go "crazy" for dinner
- Ask the child to think of an animal that begins with V - viper, vulture, vole, etc.
- Find a picture of an animal beginning with V and put into 3 ring binder behind the letter V
- Click here and watch the birth of a vicuna
Look for three items in the home that begin with S. Adult can point to an item while the child says the name of the item aloud. Write the name of the item on a sticky note, with the child watching, and have the child attach to the object.
Have the child write the name of the object on the sticky note. Tell the child what letters to write in order to spell the object's name. You can, also, make the word in a dotted outline for the child to trace.
QUESTIONS FOR CHILD
Can you tell me a name that begins with the letter S? (Sam, Savannah, Steve, Syrie, etc.) What is the letter that begins your name?
What is the name of your favorite stuffed animal and why did you give it that name?
- 3-ring binder (began animal binder Month 1 Activity 5)
- sticky note or piece of paper and tape
- violet crayon or marker
- piece of paper
- internet access and printer or old magazines for animal pictures
- Language Skills
- Math & Science Skills
- Motor Skills
- Problem Solving Skills