Paper Cups Math Game was also a favorite (click on the link for more details).
There was a lot of time spent this week playing with math manipulatives. Unifix blocks were a huge hit:
E impressed me the most this week. On a number of occassions she came up to me and asked for activities. When her sister was distrated with other things or playing with Dad, she really shined and completed a variety of Preschool activities on her own:
I think I've said this before, but I need to find a way to schedule time when each child can work with me independently. This is especially valuable for E.
For reading/phonics, we spent time every day working with the CVC Word Flip Pad I made (click on the link for 10 game ideas using this reading tool).
We went to a concert on Monday, where the kids heard a live orchestra play for the first time. I read them a lot of picture books about the instruments of the orchestra, and we reviewed instrument sounds and listened to music almost every day this week.
What's in the Castle Sound Recognition Game that we've been playing to identify sounds of different animals, objects, and instruments.
The kids wanted to make 'poisonous snakes' when we played with playdough. Our current read-aloud chapter-book is The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (abridged version), so they've been inspired to act out a lot of scenes lately about the ways of the jungle.
Mom was much less creative...
Last weekend we went to a harvest festival, and the whole family has been trying to spend as much time as possible outside enjoying the autumn:
There are a bunch more Preschool activities that we did this week, but I'm saving them for separate blog posts, so stay tuned (the best way to keep up to date is through my Facebook Page)
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