January Activity Calendar

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January

Themes: Winter, Snow, Mittens   Letters: I, W, M   Color: White & Black    Numbers: 6    Shape: Triangle

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Introduce the letter W. Make a large letter W for your child to cut out. Do one or two of the Letter W activities. Make a winter picture, discuss with your child the characteristics of the winter season. Make a winter time collage. Have your child cut and glue pictures of things you do in the winter. Introduce the Letter M. Make a large letter M for your child to cut out.
Do one or two of the Letter M activities. Show your child mittens and gloves and discuss the characteristics of each. Make a mitten match game using wall paper scraps or patterned paper. Help your child match the mittens. Do some of the activities from the Mitten Unit. Introduce the colors white and black. Do a winter picture on black paper using white wash over crayon.
Introduce the letter I. Make a large letter I for your child to cut out. Do one or two of the Letter I activities Make ice cubes and do one of the ice experiments. Read the book “Ice Cream”. Discuss how ice cream is made. Visit an ice cream shop. Make homemade ice cream or ice cream sundaes.
Talk about Snow. Do some of the activities from the Snow Unit. Read the book “All You Need for a Snowman”. Make a big book “How to Build a Snowman” with your child. Read the book. Make a snowman out of snow (if available) or out of paper plates. Introduce the Triangle. Count the sides on a triangle. Introduce the number 6. Make two triangles-one white and one black. Count the sides on the triangles and add them together to make six.