Peek at a Week

Unit Theme and Spiritual Emphasis of the Week

  • Science Camp– Air All Around Us
  • Spiritual Emphasis: John 3:8  “The wind blows where it wishes, and you hear its sound, but you do not know where it comes from or where it goes. So it is with everyone who is born of the Spirit.”

Stories:

  • The Ark and the Dove; The Wind in the Red Sea; Kites, Balloons and Planes!

Centers:

  • Art: Wind Chimes / Kites / Paper Airplanes
  • Easel: Air Balloons  and Watercolors
  • Sensory: Confetti
  • Science Center: Air Pressure / Tornado Tunnels / Straw in a Bottle
  • Dramatic Play: “Hot Air Balloon Festival”- Activities: Folding Paper Fans / Pinwheels / Blowing Bubbles / Balloons
  • Table Games: (Literacy Focus) Alphabet Puzzle, Weather Match, Weather Bear Flannel Board, Weather Sequence Cards
  • Writing Center: Writing Weather Words
  • Peek at a WeekCreation Station: Blow Paint Pictures / Pinwheels / Wind Socks / Weather Mobile / Paper Airplanes
  • Low Table: Playmobile Airport Play-Set
  • Transition Time: Math Jar (How Many Jelly Beans are in the Jar?)
  • Conversation Time: “Professor Gizmo” visits with the Science Experiment of the Day- Balloon & Bottle Rockets / Cottonball Races / Parachute Drops / Clouds in a Jar / Rainbow Prisms
  • Snack / Individualized Cooking: Energy Mix (cereals); Colored Toast; Whipped Cream and Vanilla Wafers; Rice-Crispy Treats; Watermelon; Carrots and Dip (all snacks served with water and milk)
  • Large Muscle: Launching Parachute Fliers; Balloon Races; Balloon Bat /Dancing; Paper Airplane Races
  • Music: Jesus Love is Bubblin’ Over / Singin’ in the Rain / Wings on a Plane (tune: wheels on the bus)