Today we are going to start a new topic about 'Pets'.
As it is 'Make-it Monday' we are going to make a paper dog.
Children will make a puppet from a piece of paper or a 3-D dog from a toilet roll tube or rolled piece of paper.
If you are making this at home, don't worry if you don't have coloured paper, you can draw details with pencils or pens.
Fitting with our topic of 'Pets': cats love to drink milk!
Here is a recipe to make milkshake in minutes, without using a blender. You can mix your ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and then shake in an empty milk carton/ container/ jar that has a lid. You will need:
Movement is good fun, helps health and well-being and develops strong muscles and co-ordination.
When children move their whole bodies, they are also supporting development of their wrist and fingers, which increases control of small movements including pencil control.
Today's thrill is called Mystery Pet!
A pet will be introduced to your child! It may be a family pet, a neighbour's pet or even a toy pet animal. Talk to your child about the animal. What size is the animal? What shape? Is the animal covered in fur or feathers or has it scales or something else?
Look at the paws or feet- what are they like?
Is this pet friendly or fierce?
What does this pet like to eat?
What can this pet do? Can it walk, slide, run, hop, swim?
This game is about hearing the volume and making the correct associations (loud means close and soft means far).
How to play, hide and listen: