Preschool

Transportation Day 15: Street Signs

Transportation Day 15: Street Signs

Street Signs Today we learned more about street signs.  T is at the age where stop lights fasinate him.  He loves to say “red light, stop” or “green light, go.” Read: Signs in Our World by John Searcy Music:TRAFFIC LIGHT (Tune: “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”) Red light, red light, What do you say? I say, “Stop!” And stop right away! Yellow light, yellow light, What do you mean? I mean...

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Transportation Day 14: Police Cars

Transportation Day 14: Police Cars

Police Cars Today was Police Car day.  T likes to listen for the sirens and see the lights when we drive past police cars… I mean when they drive past us! Read: Police Cars by Darlene R. Stille Imaginary Play:  Play with toy Police Car. Police Car Craft T colored this police car and then cut it out and glued it to a paper plate, then folded it in half so you can see the car on both sides.  I don’t know where I got this craft,...

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Transportation Day 13: Helicopters

Transportation Day 13: Helicopters

Helicopters T enjoyed the helicopters today.  He just got a remote control helicopter like his big brother. Read: Working Hard with the Rescue Helicopter by Cynthia Benjamin Imaginary Play: Play with Fisher Price Helicopter. Remote Control Helicopters T has this Flying Ball RC Helicopter so he doesn’t break the blades as easily when it crashes. Helicopter Sandwich Materials: Sandwich Stick Pretzels Peperoni Directions: Take 2...

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Transportation Day 12: Rockets

Transportation Day 12: Rockets

Rockets Today was fun for both the boys.  They enjoy learning about space and rockets. Read: Zoom, Rocket, Zoom! By Margaret Mayo Snack: Half an apple on a place cover with P.B. Place a toothpick in tit and put string cheese on the the toothpick. Add popcorn to the apple. Add small triangles of cheese the the bottom of the rocket stuck to the P.B. For the wings on the rocket. Rubber Band Rocket Launcher Materials: 2 plastic cups 2 rubber...

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Transportation Day 11: Hot Air Balloons

Transportation Day 11: Hot Air Balloons

Hot Air Balloons Today T learned about a new type of transportation for him… The hot air balloon.  How fun! Read: Grandma’s Hot Air Balloon Ride by Jan Denison Imaginary Play: Play with helium filled balloons. Hot Air Balloon Snack Materials: graham cracker string cheese banana strawberries celery carrots mini chocolate chip mini marshmallows Directions: Basket is a half of a graham cracker. The rope for the basket is pieces...

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Transportation Day 10: Ice Cream Truck

Transportation Day 10: Ice Cream Truck

Ice Cream Truck We only get ice cream from the truck about once every other year because it is just so expensive, but he still talks about the ice cream truck when he hears it.  We didn’t have many activities for today so we did some review with other types of transportation too. Read: Isaac the Ice Cream Truck by Scott Santoro Snack: Get a snack from the ice cream truck.  (this picture was from last fall) Imaginary Play: Melissa...

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Transportation Day 9: Trains

Transportation Day 9: Trains

Trains Today we learned about trains.  T loves trains these days and has tons of train toys that he got out to play with today. Read: Freight Trains in Action by Adele D. Richardson Song: Color Train Song Imaginary Play: Play with wooden Thomas Trains. Train Painting: T painted page 125 in his A Beka Nursery Arts & Crafts book. Train Shapes We used page 8 of this free train download to review shapes. Thumb Print Freight Train Read:...

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Transportation Day 8: School Bus

Transportation Day 8: School Bus

School Bus Today was school bus day.  T loves spotting the school bus while we drive in the car. Read: Manners on the School Bus by Amanda Doering Tourville Music: The Wheels on the Bus The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round. The wheels on the bus go round and round, all through the town. (Roll hands around each other) The wipers on the bus go Swish, swish, swish; Swish, swish, swish; Swish, swish,...

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Transportation Day 7: Boats

Transportation Day 7: Boats

Boats Today is boat day.  We made cork boats, boat snacks, and played with the Little People boat while we sang “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”. Read: A Beka Language Development card 13 Boat Works by Tom Slaughter Music: Row, Row, Row your Boat Snack: Deviled eggs with a doritoes sail on a blue plate. Imaginary Play: Play with Little People Boat.Cork Boat Materials: craft corks wooden craft sticks toothpicks craft foam hot...

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Transportation Day 6: Motorcycles

Transportation Day 6: Motorcycles

Motorcycles Today we had fun with motorcycles.  We didn’t have many motorcycle activities so we did some review of other transportation activities. Read: Motorcycle Song by Diane Siebert Motorcycle Coloring Page I printed out this Motorcycle coloring page for T. Transportation Sound Puzzle T played with is Transportation Sound Puzzle today.Hot Wheels Paint with Water Book T loves his Hot Wheels Paint with Water book that he got from...

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