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Monthly Activity Calendar

January 2018

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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 your child dictate a story to you about a winter adventure.

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Make a book together using your child’s winter story.

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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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Have a parade! Clap and march to a steady beat.

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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 your 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. Say all of the months in order.

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Count the windows in your house. Are there more than 10? Or less than 10?

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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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Have your child see how many jumping jacks they can do in 30 seconds.

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Talk about what to do if there is a fire in the house. Make a safety plan.

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

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