Alphabits – October 31 and November 1

LETTER OF THE DAY: H
(please note: this is a general idea of what happened during Alphabits. Variations occur between Wednesday and Thursday classes depending on how many children are present, attention level, etc.)

Song: Alphabet Song

Activity: Show and Tell
Who wants to share what they brought beginning with the letter H?

Story: The Doghouse (by Jan Thomas)

Activity: Hopscotch
The kids all attempted to play this game on the rug. They did awesome!

Song: Hokey Pokey
We then did the Hokey Pokey with body parts that begin with H, including hands, head, hips and heart!

Activity: Word Bingo
Each child was given a coloring page of something that begins with H (there were four different ones). In between coloring their pages, letters were chosen out of a basket. If their H word had that letter in it, they circled it. Once every letter in their word was circled, they have BINGO!

Activity: Parachute
We brought out the BIG parachute! First, we did an exercise with HIGH and low. Afterwards, we put on music and the kids danced underneath while the grown-ups held it high.

Song: Alphabet Song
After the parachute, the kids each chose a letter from those scattered on the floor. Then we all sang the Alphabet song one more time; this time, when we say each letter of the Alphabet, the boy or girl holding that letter is encouraged to hold it up high.