May: Incredible Animals
CATERPILLARS AND BUTTERFLIES
Themes:Jungle animals, Zoo animals, Water Animals, Pets
Vocabulary:jungle, monkey, alligator, crocodile, snake, zebra, lion, tiger, elephant, giraffe, hippopotamus, bear, zoo, kangaroo, flamingo, boa constrictor, peacock,whale, dolphin, octopus, shark,crab, starfish, seahorse, cat, dog, bird, frog, goldfish, turtle, rabbit, hamster
Language Patterns:It´s mine/It´s yours; It`s empty/It´s full
Books: Curious George Visits the Zoo, Oliver, Henry the Elephant, One Yellow Lion, Alligators all Around, I´m a Wild Animal, My Jungle, Pop Up, Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree, The Lion King.
Concepts: On, in, under, over, through
Action Verbs: Run, gallop, trot, climb, swim, swing, hide
Colors: Brown, Gray and Black
Math Skills: Identify numbers 1-5. Identify and classify shapes
Science discoveries: Animal sights and sounds
Fine Motor Skills: Reinforce tracing own name and lines. Use scissors to cut different lines and shapes.
Physical Development Objectives: Move like different animals: crawl, hop, gallop, run, etc.
Reinforce balance activities.
Fine Arts Skills: Mother´s Day Program Rehearsal
Music: Can You Name That Sound?, Five Little Monkeys, Just Can´t Wait to be King, The Monkey Dance, The Elephant Moves, Going to the Zoo, Our Animal Friends, Down by the Bay, Circle of life
Value of the Month: Respect for Animals
Super Kids Birthday: Ilianca Alvarez May 7
Jorge Daniel – May 31st
End of the Year Program: May 23 at Candy Gum
Pet Week May 26- 30 (In this week if you have a pet you can bring for a while to the kinder and show it to your friends)