Week 9 – Coco

I adore this movie. And I cry. A lot. It’s a perfect way to introduce the Day of the Dead to your kids.

Here is the link for the downloadable materials. (Again, please let me know if you have any problems so I can fix it!)

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Watch movieRemember the deadBake traditional Mexican foodLearn about Dia de Los MuertosFlex
Summary of the week

Daily details:

Dance

Ballet and martial arts on alternate days

Music

Singing, listening to different pieces, learning piano

Crochet

The project she is working on (currently she is making herself a poncho)

Basic Information

We talk about the days of the week and play games with the cutouts of the names. We do the same thing with the names of the months of the year. You can find the print-outs here.

Printing words

Download materials

Counting objects/math-type activities

Practice counting objects and writing how many of each type – in download materials

Count flowers/petals and group them (fake flowers or real)

Count and group nuts

Storytime

Activity

Remember the dead: go through old photo albums

Bake traditional Mexican food (link to 15 traditional recipes)

Learn about Dia de Los Muertos (+ watch Elena of Avalor special episode)

Next week: Abominable

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