Writing: cardinal, nuthatch, dove, pine cone, fiffer-feffer-feff, Beautiful schlop with a cherry on top.
(Mara is enjoying picking out and writing her favorite bits from Dr. Suess books to celebrate the author's birthday.)
Number Sense: Use our sculpted numbers for a blind folded number identification game, using sense of touch identify numbers.
Then we used our small sculpted balls to play More, Less or Equal game: dividing the balls up in two groups each organized in different patterns the object is to decide which group has more, less or if they are equal.
Geography: A friend of our is up North in Alaska. We spent a good amount of time talking about what direction it is to get there by looking at a map. We looked at pictures and talked about animals and people native to the area.
The Blue Fairy Book: Cinderella/ The Little Glass Slipper by Charles Perault
Historical Figure: Benjamin Franklin, Ingri D'Aulaire
The Exploits of Mooninpappa chapters 4 & 5