Friday, March 21, 2014

Alphabet Fun: Letter Aa

Bible Verse:
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All things work together for good for those who love God. (Romans 8:28)

A is for Alligator 
I adore him. I really, really do.
 Joshua was determined to color inside the lines. Jenni sat next to him the whole time encouraging and praising him.
 And then she decided to read to him to pass the time.
We are using the All About Reading Pre-Reading program. We love love love love love the All About Reading and All About Spelling programs and totally recommend them. Joshua is really enjoying this program and we're having fun with it. 
 Being the little teacher Jenni is, she asked Joshua to point to the A's in the story.
 
Sponge Painting the Letter A
 
Painting the Letter A with Popsicle Sticks
 
Science
 We read from The Kingfisher Illustrated Encyclopedia of Animals. Joshua enjoys learning about animals he's never heard of before - great book for this.
 And then from DK First Animal Encyclopedia - great pictures.
 Jenni drew her own alligator.
Joshua asked me to draw him a baby alligator and then he colored it. :)
 
A is for Apple Crisp

Joshua loves to bake and insists on doing things by himself if its related to school work.
 
A is for Astronauts
 Rocket ship size sequencing - from smallest to largest and then largest to smallest
 Shadow matching - always a fun one
 Astronaut vocabulary
 Life Cycle of an Apple (printable found here)
Astronaut Printable Pack from Homeschool Creations.

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