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Welcome to the Teacher section of the InvestiGator Club web site! Here you will find articles, activities, and resources that will engage and enrich all young children.

Monthly Activity Calendar

January 2018

Versión española

 

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NEW YEAR’S DAY

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Create New Year’s fireworks by gluing colored glitter on dark paper.

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Have children dictate stories to you about the circus.

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Make a book together using each child’s circus story.

5

 

Show a stop sign. Talk about what it means and how it’s used.

 

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Just like Bruno Buzzbee, use a computer to play an ABC game.

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Identify foods using only the sense of smell.

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Try to balance a ball on your nose just like a circus seal does.

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Pretend to be circus performers walking a “tightrope” (strip of tape).

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Send Bee Mail! Have each child dictate a message to send to a friend.

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Pretend to be veterinarians taking care of stuffed pets.

 

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Like Rosalita, count to 5 in Chinese: yī, èr, sān, sì, wǔ.

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January is the first month of the year. Chant the months in order.

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Count from 1-20 and backwards from 20-1.

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Play a game of Hokey-Pokey together.

 

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Set out gloves, mittens, and shoes. Mix and match the pairs.

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See how many jumping jacks children can do in 30 seconds.

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Talk about what to do if there is a fire. Practice a safety plan.

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Count out 8 pretzels for Chuck Wood. Eat 2. How many are left? Repeat.

Pantomime a turkey. Wobble, flap your “wings,” and gobble.

 

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Use a spoon to move water from one cup to another. Investigate ways to move it faster.

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