August 4, 2012

Goodnight Moon Day 3 -Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes
Read: Nursery Rhymes by Kate Toms

Discuss: Most poems and rhymes have rhyming words at the end of each line...
Hey diddle diddle Three little kittens Hickory dickory dock
The cat and the fiddle They lost their mittens the mouse ran up the clock
Let's see if we can come up with some poems or rhymes of our own.

Comprehension Questions:
  1. What is your favorite nursery rhyme?
  2. What are the rhyming words in that nursery rhyme?
Hey Diddle Diddle
J did the activity on page 8 & 9 of this download to review the Hey Diddle Diddle Nursery Rhyme.
Story Sequencing
We did the Story Sequencing from this download to improve listening skills.
Hickory Dickory Dock Clock
  1. Hand out the papers with the grandfather clock drawn on it. (without numbers on the clock or the clock hands)
  2. Child can add the numbers to the clock and fasten clock hands with a paper fastener.
  3. Child can color the clock and draw a mouse running up the side of the clock.

Mouse Paint
Read: Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh

  • Paint (red, yellow, blue)
  • 6 small containers or a painting pallette
  • paint brush
  1. Paint the primary colored mice first.
  2. Mix each of the primary colors together to make the secondary colors.
  3. Paint the secondary colored mice now.

    Rhyming Star Match
    I wrote one word on each star from the book (make sure they each have a match).  J matched up each of the rhyming stars.

    Rhyming Word Match
    I printed out page 17 of this free download to practice more Rhyming Word Matching.
    House Rhyme
    I printed pages 15 & 16 of this free download onto cardstock.  Then J could open each window on the Rhyming House and try to find the matching rhyming word in another window.
     Rhyming Word Memory Match
    I printed page 18 of this download to work on more Rhyming Word Matching.  He cut out each picture and glued the rhyming pictures next to each other on a piece of construction paper. 

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