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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

A is for Ants

Mommy & Me Book Club
Gathering Activity
Look outside for ants or ant maze.


Welcome Song (tune: London Bridges)
Come along and clap with me,
Clap with me, clap with me.
Come along and clap with me,
It’s time for story time.
Circle Time
The More We Get Together
Sing ABC song.

Book Time
Hey, Little Ant by Phillip Hoose

Sing ‘The Ants Go Marching One by One”
Art Activity
(Fine motor skills activity)
Letter A Ant Activity—glue a big A on a piece of paper. Using either a stamp pad or markers, have kids make fingerprint ants all along the A.
Letter A ant activity:


Ants on a log—raisins, peanut butter, and celery.
 (Gross motor skills activity)
Bug scavenger hunt or Build your own ant farm
Build your own ant farm:

Good-bye Song (tune: Here We Are Together)
Now we wave good-bye,
Good-bye, good-bye.
Now we wave good-bye,
I’ll see you next time.
Some resources:

More books about ants:

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