Paint paper plate rainbows. Crumple squares of tissue paper and paste inside a big heart. Make a kite, painting the four triangles different colors. Paint lines with rollers, mixing the colors. Make leaves for our tree with green hand prints. Paint on pink blossoms when dry. Helicopters and airplanes have wheels. Use finger paint to design our own, painting the wheels black. Make valentine cards for our families.
Musical activities: March to music, planning our percussion instruments, Dance to music, wearing our rainbow colored wristbands. Sing our rainbow song, and wheels on the bus!
Find the shape I call. Bring it to me. Say the color. Arrange circle´s in order of size to make a caterpillar. Match shapes of various sizes and colors into dishes. Match numbers 1 to 5 to matching sets of objects. Use play dough to cut circles and make sets of objects on our numbered mats. Paste shapes on the line from left to right. Make patterns in the grid by pasting alternate colored circles. Match pictures of sets of objects from 1 – 6 to matching number cards. Tear construction paper scraps to paste inside our big diamond.
English: Language Arts Work with our Vocabulary:
Tell me what I am touching and what color it is. Chose an object from the basket. Tell me what it is. Children stand in a circle, each holding a strip of paper in a rainbow color, tell me their color and find something in the room to match it. Play missing color with the strips in a line on the table. Eyes closed while I take one away. Have quiet book time while we look at books together.
Vocabulary: short, tall. Look at the short and tall flowers on the board. Repeat the vocabulary. Make headbands, girls tall flowers. Boys short carrots growing under the ground. When complete we will make a circle round the sun, and I will ask each a question to answer.
Make bubbles. Look at the shapes and colors. Using our magnetic shape builders construct shapes. Using our big magnet, explore magnetic and non-magnetic objects. Make rainbow color experiments with food color. Look at the colors of the rainbow through a prism. Floating, sinking. Sort objects that float, and those that sink, into dishes. Watching clouds move across the sky, come inside. Tear white papers into some shapes we saw and paste on to blue paper. Books
Skyfire. Wheels on the bus. The sun is my favorite star. Rainbow fish. Bunny´s rainbow day. Valentine Friends. Valentine cats. The elves and the shoemaker.