Thursday, June 19, 2014

preschool fun: on the farm

Today, our theme was FARM ANIMALS



Books We Read:
What Does Cow Say- Holub
The Cow Loves Cookies- Wilson
Lift and See Farm
Hatch, Egg, Hatch! – Roddie
Let’s Count Goats- Fox
Old MacDonald Had a Farm- Ellwand



Other Fantastic Farm Books:
Silly Little Goose- Tafuri
If You Give a Pig a Pancake- Numeroff


Flannel Story: Breakfast at the Farm

I found this great story idea on Flannel Friday in a wonderful blog called Storytiming and the kids loved it! Basically, a little boy feeds all the farm animals the wrong foods for breakfast and the kids get to match the animal with the correct dish. Very fun!





Craft: Farm Animal Stick Puppets



Barefoot Books had this cute printable coloring sheet so I printed copies onto cardstock for the kids to color. Then we cut them out & taped them to popsicle sticks to create a cute puppet set! You can find the printable here.

The kids today were pretty quiet (2 girls and a boy) and not especially interested in my songs & fingerplays. They did love the puppet craft tho and I heard them all singing Old MacDonald while they colored their puppets.

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