The Letter C

Language Arts

The sound this letter stands for is  - /c/ as in cookie.

Theme words - caboose, caterpillar, clown, clock, castle, cow, cap, crocodile

Poetry and Rhymes:

The Cow by R. L. Stevenson (Garden of Verses)
Clippity, Clippity, Clop by Sue Brown(1001)
Caterpillar by Beverly Qualbeim(1001)
Cock Crows in the Morn(Nursery Rhyme)

Books to read aloud:
The Berenstains' C Book(C is for Clown)
The Usborne Book of Castle Tales
Calico Cows by Arlene Dubanevich
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
Clickety Clack by Rob and Amy Spence
The Caboose Who Got Loose by Bill Peet
Cars! Cars! Cars! by Grace Maccarone


Composer - Aaron Copland (1900 - 1990)

Songs - Never Smile at a Crocodile,  The Grandfather Clock,  Clementine,  Oh Canada


carrots, cantaloupe, coleslaw, cornbread, crackers

Bible Story/Character Trait      The Creation


Calendar - teach your child to count to 31 with a calendar.
Classify - classify objects by color (ie: set out 5 objects, 2 of one color and 3 of another, let your child seperate them into the proper group by color.  You could use any number of items.  You decide how many your child can handle.)

Color -  cornflower


Bird- cardinal
Flower - chrysanthemum
Mammal - cougar
Ocean Creature - crab

Social Studies

You could read about Christopher Columbus, study the geography of Canada, or learn what a cobbler does.  You could also learn about castles.

Art Project

Color - use paint to mix primary colors to see what other colors you can make.  Paint a very colorful picture.


Play a variety of catch games with a ball.


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