June Activity Calendar
|Discuss insects. What is an insect? Make a list of insects that your child is familiar with and find pictures.||Cut out pictures of insects and have your child identify the insects. Play the insect game.||Make a bug catcher or order one online||Take a bug walk and catch a bug. Use a bug list to circle bugs you may see on your walk.||Order a butterfly kit and raise butterflies this month. Read “The Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle.|
|Review the “The Hungry Caterpillar” book. Make stick puppets to have your child retell the story.||Make fruit kabobs using fruits from the “Hungry Caterpillar Story”.||Make the caterpillar emergent reader.||Watch a video about the life cycle of a butterfly.||Make a butterfly life cycle wheel.|
|Make a wax paper stained window butterfly.||Make a celery and pretzel butterfly to eat.||Read “The Grouchy Ladybug” by Eric Carle.||Make a ladybug number matching game with numbers to ten.||Make a ladybug count and graph book.|
|Make a ladybug nursery rhyme book. Have your child color it. You fold it to make it stand up. Read the book to your child several times.||Make a shape flip book. Have your child match the correct shapes on the pages. Have your child tell you the shapes as they find them in the book.||Make playdough. Have your child make some shapes with playdough.||Introduce the Letter X. Cut out the large Letter X.||Play
Tic Tac Toe with your child.