January -- Week 4

Ideal for
16 months -
2 1/2 years
MONDAY Check with your garden supply store or nursery for Live Ladybugs, or purchase Insect Lore Ladybug Land. Observe the ladybugs for a few days before you release them outside. Toy Wash & Swap Recite:
"The Lord looks on the heart." 1 Samuel 16:7


Elijah Goes to Heaven, page 70

Sign Language: Bug
From BabySignLanguage.com



Ladybug, ladybug
Oh so small
Ladybug, ladybug
Oh so tall
Ladybug, ladybug
Touch the ground
Ladybug, ladybug
Fly around.


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Flash Cards and/or Felt Shapes:

Elijah Goes to Heaven

Letters: K, L

Number: 7

Color: Green

Shape: Review


The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle

Lady Bug Song
Tune: Three Blind Mice

Fly, Ladybug, Fly
Fly, Ladybug, Fly
Fly over here, Fly over there.
They fly up high and they fly down low,
Around and around and around they go,
They fly so fast and they fly so slow
Oh, fly ladybugs fly.

WEDNESDAY Teach all or some of this Elijah Goes To Heaven lesson and activities from Mission Arlington. Make Paper Doll Chain to decorate as a class project and to illustrate how friends stick together.
THURSDAY Make this Heart Ladybug from First School. Ladybug, Ladybug

Ladybug, ladybug, (move fingers)
Let me see your crawl, (crawl slowly on all fours)
Hurry after those harmful bugs (move quickly on all fours)
But be careful, do not fall! (fall over)

FRIDAY Teach all or some of this Ladybug Friends Bible lesson and craft activies. Play with Red Playdough and provide incesct cookie cutters.

Gingerbread Man Shape P.B.J. Sandwiches
"Friends Stick Togehter"

Ladybug Snacks


Animal Crackers

Aphid Pops
(Popsicles of lime KookAid)

Ladybug Snacks - Spread strawberry jelly on rice cakes to make the ladybug's body. Place raisins or chocolate chips on top for the spots. Make this Egg Carton Ladybug

or play with this

Ladybug Rhyme

Ladybugs all dressed in red
Strolling through the flower bed.
If I were tiny, just like you
I'd creep among the flowers too.

Make Ladybug Antennae with a plastic headband, pipecleaners, and styrofoam balls.

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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)