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June

Themes: Insects        Letters: X         Number: 10      Shape: Review

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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.