We’ve had a busy and fun two weeks! We learned about chameleons, lizards that change color according to their environment. We read A Color of His Own, about a chameleon that wants a “forever” color. He comes up with an idea about how he can be the same color all the time, but it doesn’t quite work out the way he planned. He’s sad until he meets another chameleon, who suggests they stay together. This way, even though they won’t always be the same color, they will always be the same color as each other. The kids enjoyed watching the chameleon change colors. They also made chameleons at the art table.
In our small groups, we made rainbows out of tissue paper. This took a lot of time because the kids had to scrunch up six colors of tissue paper into very small pieces! They did a great job! We also sequenced a unit book, Dog’s Colorful Day, and matched words that rhyme with color names (red to bed, brown to crown, etc).
Centers this week:
Dramatic Play: Babies
Sensory: Moon sand
Art: Making a chameleon
Blocks: Road tracks and cars
Manipulatives: Magnetic shapes
Books we read:
Elmer in the Snow by David McKee
dear juno by Soyung Pak
Mouse Count by Ellen Stoll Walsh