Cut out more animal pictures for a game of Animal Charades. Review each animals with your child before you start. Then put them in a bowl and take turns picking an animal to act out.
Cut out pictures of animals from a magazine or print them from the internet. Divide a piece of paper into two columns. Draw a barn on one side and a zoo on the other. Discuss what type of animals you would fine in a zoo and which animals you’d find on a farm or in a barn. Glue the animals in the correct spot.
Grab a box of animal crackers next time your at the store. Help your child sort the cookies into categories before eating them. You can sort them lots of different ways: animals that eat grass, animals that eat meat, giraffes, elephants, etc.
We know that it’s hard work raising kids. Your hard work and dedication shows up in the 100 little things you do each day. Even if others don’t recognize all the little things you do – like folding laundry, grocery shopping, preparing meals, giving hugs, having reading times and so much more! – we do. You’re doing an awesome job!, 🙂
When reading to your child, underline each word in the title with your finger. Then say a word from the title and have your child point to it. Help them if necessary.
Have your child make placemats for dinner. Write each person’s name on paper and have your child trace the name with a marker. Then have them him decorate each placemat. If you want to reuse them for future meals, use contact paper to laminate the paper.
Write out the names of everyone in your family. Point to the first letter in a name and help your child say the sound associated with that letter. Then have her guess the name. You can create clues together by drawing a picture of each family member next to their name.