I really wanted this movie during Black History Month, because the themes of prejudice are very obvious and provide a great springboard for discussion, especially for my child, who hasn’t been exposed to any direct prejudice.
Here is the link for the downloadable materials. (Please let me know if you have any problems so I can fix it!)
|Watch movie||Experiment Blue Eyes||Learn about elephants||Shapes Activity||Flex|
Summary of the week
Ballet and martial arts on alternate days
Singing, listening to different pieces, learning piano
The project she is working on (currently she is making herself a poncho)
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.
In download materials
Counting objects/math-type activities
Practice counting objects and writing how many of each type –in download materials
Addition and pattern – worksheet
Experiment Blue Eyes (link to experiment) – use different shapes in different colours and have them grouped in different ways, picking one group to be “lesser” each time. Does that make sense? No!
Elephant rescues in Africa (video)
Shapes Activity (print out in folder) – can make more shapes. Group them, name them, etc.
Next week: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs