Week 29, April 3-6 /p/

I call this the ‘popper’ sound. Put your index finger in front of your closed lips and ‘pop’ with air.


  • Push/pull: Pull and push your child in a wagon/cardboard box, chair with wheels, or anything you can think of.   Have them TRY to pull and push you!
  • Please/thank you: No ideas necessary
  • Pair: Match pairs of socks
  • Pile: Sort laundry into piles of whites and colors (See I can even help you with your housework)
    1. Popcorn Calling Me-Click Here
    2. Pretzel Store-Laurie Berkner
    3. Pop Goes the Weasel
    4. Pat-A-Cake

Books to read:

      • Pajama Time  Click Here
      • The 3 Little Pigs
      • Push, Pull, Empty, Full-Tana Hoban
      • If you give a Pig a Pancake-Laura Numeroff
      • I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie-Allison Jackson

Activities for home:

  • Make pudding. Put the cold milk and pudding in a zip lock bag and shake and squish it for a few minutes before you put it in the fridge. Then eat it right out of the bag with a spoon! Talk about what you are doing (Pouring the milk, mixing the ingredients).
  • Make popcorn: talk about what ingredients you need. Popcorn oil and salt. Talk about the utensils: stove, pan, lid and bowl. Make it on the stovetop as something different from the microwave type.
  • Sort the laundry into piles. Talk about whites and colors and why you don’t mix!
  • Take turns pushing/pulling a wagon or box.
  • Make purple or pink play dough-talk about what you’re doing as you make the dough and as you play, Click Here .
  • Make pancake batter in zip lock bags  . Cut the corner of the bag and let your child squeeze the batter into the pan. Then read, If You Give a Pig a Pancake.

Read, read, read with your child!


Mrs. Hughes