“Wee Ones” Can Weekly Wednesday Newsletter

    Early Learning Ideas for Home

For the week of June 3-10

Things we can do Everyday: 

These are activities that you may already be doing or that you can build off of and make them yours.  See where it takes you…

  • Pack a picnic together and enjoy in your own back yard or a park that is safely open!  Have your child help decide the menu and prepare your snacks and lunch.  
  • It is important to take care of ourselves in order to take care of others.  Check out this Pinterest link for vision boards First Love Yourself 

Playful Literacy Ideas: 

Decide which activity you’d like to do or do them all this week. Here are some great ideas and “Summer” themed stories: 

Playful Numeracy Ideas: 

Decide which activity you’d like to do or do them all this week. 

  • Some delicious numeracy fun you can eat:  Frozen Banana Pops   
  • Use various items (blocks, small animals, toys or even kitchen utensils)  and a large piece of paper to create a Giant Shape Match 

Art and Craft Ideas:

  •  Check out this Pinterest link for some cool science art:  Rainbow Rainy Day Art      
  • Many have had fun doing stained glass windows this winter/spring…how about on a larger scale on the sidewalk or driveway.  Check out this idea on the following Pinterest link: Sidewalk Chalk Stained Glass  
  • Make sponge water bombs play outside in the yard; Click on the following link from Pinterest:  Sponge Water Bombs                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Some Cool Science:

Here are some cool simple science activities:

A Moment for Parents 

 These are links and/or ideas for parents to support their early learners while at home. 

  • A little foot care with this easy at home recipe Foot Soak Don’t forget a cup of tea or coffee and a good book!
  • While you are enjoying your foot soak, here is a great water idea for the wee ones to enjoy: Swamp Sensory Water Bin