18 months -
SPECIAL TOYS & GAMES BIBLE LANGUAGE MONDAY Make Cat Collages: Pre-cut pictures of cats from magazines (ask your pet store if they have old liturature they can donate) and help the children glue them onto a piece of paper for a collage. Explore Hats
After reading The Cat in the Hat provide different hats for the children to explore and try on.
"Do everything without complaining and arguing."
Pages 32 - 35
Attention Getter: Tell the Joseph story while trying on colorful vests or coats (borrow some from other parents or find at thrift stores. Put with the class dress-up after this week.)
Sign Language: Cat
I have a little kitty, (Extend first and fourth fingers like ears)
He is as quick as he can be. (Make a side way motion with one hand quickly)
He jumps upon my lap, (Cup one hand in palm of other)
And purrs a song to me. (Make purring sound)
TUESDAY Learn about Different Types of Cats. Print some out to color. Pretend to Be a Cat: Have fun meowing and with cat toys, empty cat food boxes, bowls, blankets, etc. WEDNESDAY Teach this Jacob and Esau Lesson from Mission Arlington. Choose one or more activity to do. Teach this Joseph's Coat & Dream Lesson from Mission Arlington. Choose one or more activity to do. THURSDAY Color this Hey Diddle Diddle, the Cat and the Fiddle color page. Use Cat Collars With Jingle Bell to shake to a rythm (find at the dollar store). FRIDAY Help the children use scraps of yarn to create a Yarn Collage. Play Yarn Ball Toss by putting a laundry or other type of basket on the floor. Try different distances of tossing the ball in the basket. SNACKS & ALTERNATE ACTIVITIES Snacks
Sugar Cookie "Cats"
Find three pairs of mittens or cut out from three different colors of felt. Help the children to find the matches of the Three Little Kittens' Mittens. Sing The Farmer in the Dell. In The Cat in the Hat book, the Cat does a lot of balancing. Show the children how to stack blocks or other toys to practice their balancing. Choose a Lion activity from my Daniel & the Lions page.
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All praise and glory go to my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Apart from Him, I could do nothing. (John 15:5)