Make a Difference Day 2003

Reading Rowdy and Miss NSU

Mr. NSU Snacks

Make a difference day

January 23, 2003
Head Start 3-4 year old children

VIDEOS: Rowdy || Reading || Mr. NSU

1. The Three Billy Goats Gruff - Finger puppets (Briggs.101 Fingerplays, Stories, etc. p. 98)

2. Grayson. Let's do fingerplays. Eensy, Weensy Spider, p. 31; There was a little turtle, p. 33; Sing a Song of Sixpence, p. 55; Jonathan Bing, p. 56; Grasshoppers, p. 65; This old man, p. 68.

3. We're going on a bear hunt with motions-tall wavy grass (Swishy swashy); deep, cold river (Splosh, Splosh) swampy mud (Squelch squelch); big, dark forest (Stumble trip); whirling snowstorm (Hoooo woooo); narrow gloomy cave (Escape from big, furry bear).

4. Story books: 4-year olds 3-year olds
Bearymore - long Golden Bear
Possum Come a-Knocking (repetition This is the bear & the picnic lunch
Possum come a-knocking at the door.) Too much noise
(Repetition-animal sounds) Too much noise (Repetition-animal sounds)
The patchwork quilt -a little long Caps for Sale - repetition
(Connie can tell about her quilt) Curious George
Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner Squawk to the moon, little goose
Chicka chicka boom boom -alphabet book Is your mama a llama? (Guess
Millions of cats (Repetition-Hundreds of cats...) animals)
Frog went a-courtin' (Song at the end that How, Hippo!
can be sung)
Amelia Bedelia -funny, takes things literally
5. Big Books: 4-year olds 3-year olds
Starring First Grade (See Fingerplay, Farmer Schnuck (Name the animals)
Three Billy Goats Gruff, the first grade play) A rhinoceros wakes me up in the morning (Name the animals)
Mud Soup (Sing the music and lyrics.) Splishy-Sploshy (Some repetition
May I bring a friend? (I have a friend I want –floor, door)
to bring, Any friend of our friend is welcome...) Moo Moo, Brown Cow (Naming
An extraordinary egg animal babies and counting to ten)
Dragon's song I can't get my turtle to move
The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash (A little (Counting book, repetition -"I can't
advanced) get my turtle to move.")

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