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Previous At Home Activities

Monday 4/27 through Friday 5/1

Monday 5/4 through Friday 5/8

Large Motor Activity

Ask your child to talk about the types of animals that are found on a farm. Children pretend to be a herd of wild horses who gallop and graze within their habitat.

Large Motor Activity

Obstacle Course: Help your child create an obstacle course with items from around your house. Take turns with your child going through the course. Rearrange items to make a new course and continue with the fun!

Social & Emotional Development Activity

Poem: Five Farmers  
Five little farmers woke up with the sun. (hold up hand) 
It was early morning and the chores must be done. 
The first little farmer went out to milk the cow. (hold up thumb) 
The second little farmer thought he'd better plow. (hold up index finger) 
The third little farmer cultivated weeds. (hold up middle finger) 
The fourth little farmer planted more seed. (hold up fourth finger) 
The fifth little farmer drove his tractor round. (hold up last finger) 
Five little farmers, the best that can be found. (hold up hand)

Social & Emotional Development Activity

Ask your child to identify how they are feeling today (sad, angry, and happy). Let them know that it is ok to have these feelings. Reassure them that everything is going to be all right. Allow them to express their concerns with the COVID-19 virus.
Identifying Feelings: Have your child make different faces (angry, mad, happy, excited, etc.) while looking in a mirror. Discuss the different types of expressions that they make and talk about the many emotions that we experience

Developmental Learning Activity

Nature and Science: Ask your child to create farms and ranches, barns and corrals with the blocks.  


Art: Describe & draw the type of shelter used by farm animals. 

Developmental Learning Activity

Social Studies/Language/Creative Arts: Have your child to draw a picture that represents one of the feelings: sad, happy, angry or sorry. After the picture is drawn, provide your child with the opportunity to 
talk about her/his picture to your family. 

Story Time Activity

• The Farmer & the Dell 
• Old MacDonald Had A Farm

Story Time Activity

If You’re Happy & You Know It 
In this music activity, children learn the song "If You're Happy and You Know It." Children can use this song to express their feelings of happiness, sadness, and anger. 

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