Monday, January 28, 2013

Penguin Learning Unit!

Penguin Counting activity - Numbers 1-4
Writing numbers, counting numbers, name writing
I cut out penguin shapes and Addie assembled each penguin and glued the penguins to the blue paper.  She then wrote the numbers 1-4 on the penguins.  Next she stuck snowflake stickers above the penguins.  Matching the correct number of snowflakes to the number on the penguin!  I typed out the poem - Snowflakes are falling all around.  ___________ (insert name) glued the penguins under the snowflakes before they hit the ground!
Penguin Addition and Word Problem!
This activity is so wonderful I found the idea and template from Erica Bohrer's Blog  Thank you Erica for the wonderful activity!!
Penguin Shapes! 
I saw this cute activity and had to do it with Addie.  Each day we made a different shape penguin.  She practiced her writing skills by writing the shape name on the bottom of the penguin. 
Upper and Lower Case Letter Matching and Recognition
To reinforce Addie's letter recognition I found this cute and simple penguin worksheet  I just printed off a few copies and wrote in upper and lower case letters on the penguin's bellies and on the fish.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Paper Plate Snowman Face!

Paper Plate Snowman Face
Cut a carrot nose from orange construction paper.
Glue to the middle of a paper plate.
Draw on eyes and mouth with a black marker.
Glue on 2 pom-pom's and one pipe cleaner for ear muffs.
Add some pink blush!

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Silver Pipe Cleaner Snowflake!

Cut 8 pipe cleaners in half.
Hold all 16 pipe cleaners in your hand - in one bunch.
Wrap another pipe cleaner around the 16 to secure the pipe cleaners.
Bend and arrange the pieces to make your very own snowflake.
Add fishing line for a hanger.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Cardboard Tube Snowflake!

Addie and I made this cardboard tube snowflake.  We have made these before - well actually Connor and I have made one a few years ago.  Addie and I used silver piper cleaners for her snowflake. 
Addie and her snowflake!
Connor's snowflakes
Here is the link to my original blog post detailing how to make the cardboard tube snowflake.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Footprint Penguins!

Paint foot black
Let dry.
Paint the inside part of the black footprint white.
Paint wings with black paint.
Use an orange marker to make the beak
Use a black marker to make the eyes.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Winter Clothes Mobile!

Winter Clothes Mobile

Trace the hat, mittens and boots onto any color construction paper
Cut out the hat, mittens and boots.
Decorate the hat, mittens and boots anyway you please!
Punch holes in the outerwear and connect with yarn or string!

Water Color Snowflake Painting

Place a snowflake ornament onto white paper.
Paint with blue watercolor paint all around the paper and over the top of the snowflake.
Remove the snowflake ornament from the paper.
Let dry!

The picture does not do this project justice.  I wish I would have taken a picture of the painting Tana did.  Her Snowflake really jumped out at you!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Glitter Snowflake!

Sparkly Glitter Snowflake!
Draw a snowflake onto white paper.
Place wax paper over the white paper.
Trace the snowflake with white glue.
Sprinkle with glitter.
Let dry.
Peel snowflake off of wax paper and add fishing line or thread for a hanger.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Make Your Own Felt Snowman

Make Your Own Felt Snowman
Cut Snowman pieces out of felt.  3 white circles for the body, Black hat, eyes, carrot nose, brown stick hands, scarf and buttons!  Glue a piece of felt onto a piece of cardboard.  I used an old cereal box.  Staple a baggie to the backside of the cardboard to store all of the snowman pieces!

Monday, January 7, 2013

Handprint Snowmen!

5 Little Snowmen!
Paint hand white.
Press hand onto blue construction paper. 
Let dry.
Use black, brown and orange markers to add eyes, nose, mouth hat and arms!