We’re walking to a slightly faster beat than we did last semester. Here’s our new weekly rhythm:
Monday: Wet-on-Wet Painting
Thursday: Nature Craft
Friday: Seasonal or Holiday Craft
Fairy tale Story time
Bible Study (Drawing pictures from Psalms)
Monday: Farmers Market
Outside Free play
Mom and Dad Time
*Every Thursday is Forest Day – We drive to a nearby forest after breakfast and spend the day. We do circle time, crafts, story time, lunch, and Bible study outside. We also have lots of free time to explore, collect, and play.
Circle Time (6 Week each)
January – Mid February: Dragons
Mid February – March: Fairies
April – Mid May: Mermaids
Clean one room a day, as well as general pick up. Rose helps with the cleaning.
Fairy Tales (3 weeks each)
Dragon Theme: The Dragon of Ghent, The Reluctant Dragon
Fairy Theme: The Fairies, Sleeping Beauty
Mermaid Theme: The Little Mermaid, The Golden Mermaid
*Fairy tales are modified to be age appropriate, but as close to original as possible.
Read Aloud Books
Dragon Theme: Chapter Book –My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett, Picture Books – The Land of Long Ago by Elsa Beskow, The Knight and the Dragon by Tomie dePaola
Fairy Theme: Chapter Book – The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz, Poetry/Picture Book – If You See a Fairy Ring: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Poems Illustrated by Susanna Lockheart