Long O

Language Arts

The sound this letter stands for is the long vowel sound - /o/ as in oval.  (You could teach your child that when a vowel is long the letter says it's name.)

Theme words - ocean, obey, oak, okay, old, Olympic Games, open, oval, over, overpass, own

Poetry and Rhymes:

Busy City Overpass
by Katrina Lybbert

The busy city overpass,
Is filled with cars each day,
Moving over and under,
As they travel along their way.

Every old car and new,
Must obey each traffic light,
On that busy city overpass,
Both day and night.

Books to read aloud:

The Earth is Mostly Ocean by Allan Fowler
Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats
The Gift of the Tree by Alvin Tresselt
Old MacDonald by Amy Schwartz


Music Appreciation:

Instrument - The Oboe
~~Listen to Oboe Music (MP3)


This Old Man
Over in the Meadow
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
Over the River
Open Shut Them
Old MacDonald


Oatmeal Cookies

Bible Story/Character Trait


Scripture:  Joshua 24:24 "...The LORD our God will we serve, and his voice will we obey."


Ovals - draw pictures and find objects that are oval in shape.


Tree - Oak

Ocean - Ocean Animal Printouts

Social Studies

Study the history of the Olympic Games.

Art Project

Make the Olympic Rings out of construction paper.  Make a ring in each of the Olympic colors and link the rings together in the proper formation.

Art Appreciation:  Georgia O'Keeffe


Create a Mini Olympics

Field Trip

~Take a trip to the ocean.
~Drive on an overpass.
~Visit a forest or park that has many oak trees.


Copyright © 2000 - 2003 by Katrina Lybbert