Lauren is 34 months old. Now that big sister is in kindergarten I have turned my home-preschool efforts toward Lauren. I am using the Core Knowledge Preschool Content and Skill Guidelines to focus my teaching.
This week Lauren's learning objectives were:
- recognize written first name
- small muscle control activities
- tear and paste
- recite nursery rhyme: Pat-a-Cake
- place objects in a row
- start and stop movement in response to a signal
Here are a few snapshots of Lauren's week:
putting together Cootie bugs,
matching the shapes on the bottom of the ducks,
walking when I said "start" and stopping when I blew a whistle. She loved this!,
matching the bandannas on the puppies,
taking her baby for a daily walk,
making playdough snakes,
tearing paper (this was harder than I expected),
matching the letters in her name,
placing crackers in a row,
screwing nuts onto bolts,
and washing dishes.
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