Book: All Year Round by Susan B. Katz, illustrated by Eiko Ojala
Song: Shapes Song (sing to the tune of “The Wheels on the Bus”)
A circle is a shape that goes round and round, Round and round, round and round.
A circle is a shape that goes round and round, Round and round.
A triangle is a shape with three sides, Three sides, three sides.
A triangle is a shape with three sides, Three sides.
A square is a shape with four sides, Four sides, four sides,
A square is a shape with four sides, Four sides.
Book: Shape by Shape by Suse MacDonald
Activity: I hid each dinosaur behind a shape and asked the kids what shape I should look under. I said the name of the dinosaur and then had them say it.
Song: The Tyrannosaurus Rex goes grr grr grr grr grr grr, grr grr grr
The Tyrannosaurus Rex goes grr grr grr…All through the swamp.
The Triceratops’ horns go poke poke poke…(etc.)
The Stegosaurus tail goes spike, spike, spike…(etc.)
The Apatasaurus mouth goes munch, munch, munch…(etc.)
The Pteranodon’s wings go flap flap flap…(etc.)
Book/Puppets: It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles G. Shaw
Song: “Shake My Sillies Out” – Raffi: The Raffi Singable Songs Collection
Book: Color Farm by Lois Ehlert
Song: “Jumping and Counting” – Jim Gill: Jim Gill’s Irrational Anthem
Craft: I gave them this shape sheet, a black crayon, and cut out shapes. The chose if they wanted to glue them down and if they wanted to write on their shapes.