March 26th, 2019
The Books We Read:The Foggy Foggy Forest by Nick SharrattBear Wants More by Karma WilsonA Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry
Songs & Activities:Gray SquirrelGray squirrel, gray squirrel, swish your busy tail.Gray squirrel, gray squirrel, swish your busy tail.Wrinkle up your little nose, put a not between your toes.Gray squirrel, gray squirrel, swish your busy tail.
Repeat, substituting humming for each successive line until entire song is hummed.
Craft—Tubular TreesKids used paper towel tubes and construction paper, paint, and tissue paper to create their own mini forests!
September 26th, 2017
The Books We Read:Leaf Man by Lois EhrletLeavesby David Ezra SteinThe Tree by Layton NealSongs & Activities:Autumn LeavesAutumn leaves are falling down, falling down, falling down.Autumn leaves are falling down, it is fall.
Other verses:Take a rake and rake them up...Make a pile and jump right in...Credit: Jbrary
Craft—Leaf CollagesWe made our own fall pictures out of leaves, flowers and acorns. Thanks to Lois Ehlert for the inspiration!