You will notice that I didn’t include any pictures with my topic this time. I did this because no one knows what an alien looks like, so it is all up to your imagination. There is room for lots of creativity. Another thing that I have done differently this time is I have not included a story starter paragraph. Instead I have included a sheet that can be downloaded to aid in describing YOUR alien. With this information kids can work together on a story.[Read more…] about Aliens
I found a cute readers theater script at www.tsl.state.tx.us/ld/projects/trc/2007/manual/piratecode.html
After reading it you might want to create your own.
Crafts: Newspaper Sailors hats–You can make one for dolly or teddy with a sheet of printer paper.
Materials — small hat-81/2 x 11 sheet of paper[Read more…] about Pirates
Activities: Bat Cave
Using large cardboard boxes or tables and blankets, make a bat cave. Let children use it for dramatic play.
Decorations: Bat Clips
Here is a fun thing to do. It is the same as the old jumprope chant about teddy bear, teddy bear.
Scarecrow, Scarecrow, turn around
Scarecrow, scarecrow touch the ground.
Scarecrow, Scarecrow reach up high
Scarecrow, scarecrow touch the sky.
Scarecrow, scarecrow bend down low
Scarecrow, scarecrow touch your toe.
Sweep the pumpkin. Using orange balloons decorated to look like Jack-o-lanterns using black marker and brooms, set up two teams. Make a goal a distance away. Have the children sweep the “pumpkins” around the goal and back to the team. Continue the relay until everyone has had a turn.[Read more…] about Pumpkins