Here are the three animals we have learned about so far (monkeys are from last week):
Also this week we read :My Heart Is Like a Zoo" and then we talked about our feelings and how love can feel like many different things. The book is also great for continuing our adjective discussions as each animal is described. Angry/Bear, Silly/Seal, Cozy/Clam, Happy/Hippo, etc. I had the kids think about how their own hearts felt on that particular day and then we wrote them all down.
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For management purposes I did this in small groups. We looked at the picture of each child's animal and I cut out the hearts they would need in the various colors/sizes. Then they glued them down to make their animal. A lot of work, but they turned out so cute! Here they all are hanging on our writing wall:
Seuss unit and told me they love it! If you still need some ideas, check it out!
Some ideas I plan to do next week.....
After reading the Lorax:
Books from this week: