November Activity Calendar
|National Family Literacy Day (November 1st) Visit a local library with your family and have each person pick out a book to check out and read together at home.||
Make an “All About My Family" Book.
|Draw a self portrait using a mirror and then write a biography to put in the front of your family book.||Introduce the Letter D.||Do a Letter D activity.|
|Go on a nature walk and collect leaves. Sort the leaves you find from smallest to biggest and try to find leaves that look alike.||Make a Peanut Butter Bird feeder to hang on a tree.||Read the Giving Tree with a special family member.||Introduce the color Yellow/Do a Yellow scavenger hunt through your toys and find ones that are yellow. Count the Yellow toys and sort them based on size and type.||Make a family book using pictures of each of your special family members. Write your favorite thing about each family member next to their picture.|
|Read the Very Hungry Caterpillar By Eric Carle.
Cut up fruits and vegetables and dip them in paint to make a unique food print picture (fun foods to use: corn on the cob, carrots, lemons, etc.).
|Read Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown.
Draw a picture of your bedroom.
|Read Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney.
Draw or write a note and send it in the mail to someone who loves you.
|Read Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? By Bill Martin, Jr. Make a Mixed-Up Magazine Animal.||Read The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. Find a gently used book that you could share with someone who doesn’t have books and donate to a local shelter or hospital.|
|Have your child create Dried Leaf Art.||Go on a square scavenger hunt and take pictures with a camera of the items you see that are square.||Introduce the Letter E.||Do a Letter E Activity.||Do Branch Weaving activity.|