Posts made in June, 2012

Dental Care Day 3: Dental Care

Dental Care Day 3: Dental Care

Today is our last day of our Dental Care unit study.  We did a couple of experiments and learned how to brush and floss properly.  Both the boys and I actually learned a lot during this unit study.  I will defiantly be brushing after I drink my soda now! Dental Care Read: Brushing Teeth by Mari Schuh Flossing Teeth by Mari Schuh At the Dentistby Mari Schuh  Discuss: It is important to brush and floss your teeth every day, and visit a...

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Dental Care Day 2: Types of Teeth

Dental Care Day 2: Types of Teeth

For our second day of our Dental Care unit study we learned about the types of teeth that we have.  We made a teeth model, looked at J’s baby book to see when he got his teeth, and did some tooth fairy math.  We also saw J’s first tooth that he lost when we got out his baby book. Types of Teeth Read: All About Teeth by Mari Schuh Snacks for Healthy Teeth by Mari Schuh  Discuss: Humans have 20 baby teeth and then at age 6 or 7...

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Dental Care Day 1: Tooth Anatomy

Dental Care Day 1: Tooth Anatomy

We focused on tooth anatomy for the first day of our Dental Care Unit Study.  We made a tooth diagram, did some math, and made a tooth snack.  My toddler liked a lot of the activities that we did today too, so it can be fun for many ages. Tooth Anatomy Read: I Know Why I Brush My Teeth by Kate Rowan Discuss: Our teeth are very important. They help ups eat and talk. It is very important to take good care of your teeth so you will have them...

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Dental Care Unit Study

Dental Care Unit Study

J lost his 4th tooth this week.  He put his tooth beside his bead for the tooth fairy, but I know that he likes to keep his teeth along with his dollar so I left the tooth.  In the morning I asked him if the tooth fairy came and he said, “Yes, and she let me keep my tooth too”!  In this Dental Care unit study we learned about types of teeth, tooth anatomy and taking care of our teeth.  I did this unit study with my 2nd grader and...

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Colors Day 13: Review

Colors Day 13: Review

For our last day of our Colors Unit Study we reviewed all of the colors that we have learned.  We had fun reviewing with books, songs, games, crafts, and balloons.  This unit study was so fun for T although the lapbooks were a little much if we did it all in one day. Review Read: Oscar Otter’s Colors by Maurice Pledger Richard Scarry’s Colors by Richard Scarry Watch:  Colors Song 2 Song:  If You Are Wearing Red If you are...

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Colors Day 12: Pink

Colors Day 12: Pink

Our last color is pink which is normally considered a girly color,, but I think I found some fun activities for boys.  We had some fun with pink book, pink games, pink songs, pink crafts, pink foods, and a pink lapbook.  We also added our last balloon to our color clown. Pink Read: Pink Takes a Bow by Christianne C. Jones Penny Loves Pink by Cori Doerrfeld Song:  I’M A LITTLE PIGGY Tune: “I’m a Little Teapot” I’m a little...

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Colors Day 11: Gray

Colors Day 11: Gray

For our gray day we had fun with gray books, gray songs, gray games, gray foods, gray crafts, and a gray lapbook.  T enjoyed gray day because he got to sort coins and he loves to mess with money.  He also got to eat Hershey’s Kisses because they are wrapped in gray (I know it’s really silver but it was hard to find gray foods)! Gray Read: Squirrelly Gray by James Kochalka Gray Rabbit’s 1,2,3 by Alan Baker Song:THREE GRAY...

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Colors Day 10: White

Colors Day 10: White

Today is our white day.  We read white books, sang white songs, ate white food, made white crafts, played white games, learned about clean white teeth, and made a white lapbook today.  We also added a painted white balloon to our color clown. White Read:  Winter White by Christianne C. Jones The Little White Owl by Tracey Corderoy  Song:SING FOR WHITE Tune: “Jingle Bells” Sing for white, sing for white, Let’s all sing for white. Sing...

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Colors Day 9: Brown

Colors Day 9: Brown

For day 9 of our Colors Unit Study we learned about the color brown.  T had a harder time with this color and so we took  couple of days.  We had fun with brown books, brown songs, brown crafts, brown food, brown games, and a brown lapbook. Brown Read:  Brown at the Zoo by Christianne C. Jones Do Your ABC’s Little Brown Bear by Jonathan London Song: THREE BROWN BEARS Tune: “Three Blind Mice” Three brown bears, three brown...

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Colors Day 8: Black

Colors Day 8: Black

Today is our black day.  We read black books, sang black songs, played black games, made black crafts, ate black food, and made a black lapbook.  We also made a black balloon to add to our color clown. T is starting to enjoy messy crafts that have to do with glue, ink, and paint. Black Read:  Batty Black by Christianne C. Jones The Little Black Truck by Libba Moore Gray Song: TWO LITTLE BLACK BIRDS Two little black birds, Sitting on a...

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