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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Valentine’s Day

We are a little late jumping on the Valentine’s Day band wagon, we’ll be doing our themed activities this week, but I wanted to share with all of you what we’ll be doing BEFORE we do it (typically I make my posts the week after).  I’ve got lots of fun stuff up my sleeves and am really excited for this weeks activities.  With all boys in this house, we do not get much PINK, so I went all out!
First off for C (5yo K)  we will be using The Valentine’s Day Unit Study by Amanda Bennett.  Along with some great Math related Valentines Day activities all of which are pinned on my Valentines Day Pinterest Board.  (all in addition to our normal daily routines).  The USAB includes the history of Valentines Day, Valentines Day around the world, and we will be talking about HEARTS (the actual heart that beats inside of us all).  I’ll post more information on what we do with this unit AFTER we complete it.
For Z (34mos)  (some of these activities will also be shared with baby (15mos*) and C (5yo K**) as well).  In addition to the photo activities, we will also be doing some activities from the LETTER V Letter of the Week Curriculum from Confessions of a Homeschooler
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Flower Arranging*                       Sorting Candy Hearts by Color
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Do-a-dot heart                        Tweezing Scented Flower Petals
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Open and close, eraser sorting
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Heart beads and pipe cleaners**
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Tonging/Transfer rubber pom-poms
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Themed Cookie Cutters and Chocolate Playdough**
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Pencil Sharpening                            Candy necklace stringing**
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Heart magnet making (from Oriental Trading)**           Heart Stamping         
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Light table fun!  Gel Clings and Glass Heart counting (this printable is from COHS LOTW Letter V, I printed it on vellum)
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Heart pattern blocks
On Tuesday they will each get a little Valentines Day gift from me as well, which will include this coupon book for the two oldest.
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4 comments:

  1. I wanna spend Valentine's at your house!

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  2. I wanna spend Valentine's at your house!

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  3. How exciting! It looks like you have tons of educational and fun activities lined up--what a great holiday!! Thank you for sharing your fabulous ideas at Teach Me Tuesday!!

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  4. Love all the hands-on activities you do with your child. I think your blog is going to be a tremendous resource for me!

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