Monday, January 28, 2013

What we did on Monday January 28, 2013: Caterpillars and Butterflies

I just found this summary of what we were doing this past January. The very best part of it was rolling everyone up in brown paper -- cocoons, and letting them break out and become butterflies. We came up with that game spontaneously.

THEME: Butterflies, caterpillars, transformation
- Caterpillar, caterpillar Poem
- Caterpillar/Butterfly Song
- Hello Sunshine Song
- Read The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Art Project:
- Egg Carton Caterpillars

Science Project:
- Caterpillar Anatomy
- Hunted for Caterpillars in the park
- Talked about the stages of development of the caterpillar

Phys Ed:
Running around in the park

For lunch:
Caterpillar Salad

Friday, January 25, 2013

This week we will be learning about:

- stages of growth
- identification
- male vs. female markings
- Monarch migration

WEDNESDAY: - dress to get dirty
- worm composting
- cutting back the rosebushes
- raking up the dead stuff

Everybody will need:
- Two spiral sketchbooks
- A recorder
- Art supplies