“Wee Ones” Can Weekly Wednesday Newsletter

 Early Learning Ideas for Home

For the week of June 10-17


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…

Playful Literacy Ideas: 

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

  • Click on the following YouTube link for a great “dad” story: When Dads Don’t Grow Up!
  • This Father’s Day don’t forget your grandpa/grandfather/papa.  Planning on spending time with him?  Click on the following YouTube link for ideas:  How to Babysit a Grandpa!
  • Create a “Camping Story Book/Album using your camping pictures-print off pictures of your camping adventures (in the house, backyard or campsite) and paste in a notebook/scrapbook and have your child tell the story!  Write down your child’s words-word for word. 
  • Have fun with this YouTube Video-echo the song with your child and make up actions for: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Playful Numeracy Ideas: 

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

  • Go on a nature scavenger hunt around your yard, the park, the campsite or Community Forest!  Click on the link for a great idea for keeping all your nature scavenger hunt treasures safe Nature Scavenger Hunt
  • Is your child a rock magnet?  Go with it and turn it into a fun learning opportunity with this Rock Sorting and Classifying Activity

Art and Craft Ideas:

  • Tiss the season for camping, why not combine with some fun crafts.  Click on “Capturing Parenthood” link for Camping Inspired Crafts                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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. 

Pictures from Pinterest