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Aug 25, 2023

Squish Seeking the sometimes silly, but always satisfying, sensational experience of things that "squish". Early Learners Books Read: Too Much Slime! by Frances Gilbert, ISBN: 9780593303573 Mud! by Annie Bailey, ISBN: 9781419750977 Squish Squash Squished by Rebecca Kraft Rector, ISBN: 9780525516835 Other Options: I'm a Dirty Dinosaur by Janeen Brian, ISBN: 9781610672962 Dirty Birdies by Jennifer Sattler, ISBN: 9781585363896 Applesauce is Fun to Wear by Nancy Raines Day, ISBN: 9781951836054 Edward Gets Messy by Rita Meade, ISBN: 9781481437776 Songs & Interactives: Icky Sticky Bubble Gum Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes "Squishy, Squashy, Washy" from Barney & Friends Flannelboard activity: Five…

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Aug 23, 2023

Bake Tie on your apron and get ready to whip up some delectable concoctions! Early Learners Books Read: Stir, Crack, Whisk, Bake by America's Test Kitchen, ISBN: 9781492677734 Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes by James Dean and Kimberly Dean, ISBN: 9780062304346 Other Options: Marigold Bakes a Cake by Mike Malbrough, ISBN: 9781524737382 If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff, ISBN: 9780060283247 The Best Mouse Cookie by Laura Numeroff, ISBN: 9780694012701 Songs & Interactives: Introduce bakery tools (whisk, measuring spoons, baking tray) "Making Cookies" action rhyme Pat-a-Cake Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar? Flannelboard…

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Aug 19, 2023

Shape Take a peek at patterns! Create with colors, repetition and symmetry to make something beautiful. Early Learners Books Read:     This is a Book of Shapes by Kenneth Kraegel, ISBN: 9781536207019 Go, Shapes, Go! by Denise Fleming, ISBN: 9781442482401 The Wing on a Flea by Ed Emberley, ISBN: 9780316234870 Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stoll Walsh, ISBN: 9780152060916 Other Options: Circle Under Berry by Carter Higgins, ISBN: 9781797205083 Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert, ISBN: 9780397322602 Perfect Square by Michael Hall, ISBN: 9780061915130 Circle Rolls by Barbra Kanninen, ISBN: 9780714876306 Songs & Interactives: Make a Circle, Make a Square (to…

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Aug 15, 2023

Hide Prepare to play I Spy as we explore the art of camouflage. Early Learners Books Read: Five Hiding Ostriches Barbara Barbieri McGrath, ISBN: 9781623541965 Everybunny Count! by Ellie Sandall, ISBN: 9781534400146 Run! by Guilherme Karsten, ISBN: 9781771475358 Hide and Seek by Polly Noakes, ISBN: 9781786281821 Other Options: Where is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox, ISBN: 9781328482662 Big Hid by Roisin Swales, ISBN: 97819111713006 Find Fergus by Mike Boldt, ISBN: 9781984849038 Peek-a-Moo by Marie Cimarusti, ISBN: 9780525460831 Songs & Interactives: The Little Green Chameleon (to the tune of "The Itsy Bitsy Spider") There's Something in My Garden Here is…

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