Brightly Beaming Steps to Reading Program
Preparatory Curriculum
Adaptable for Ages 2 - 4
by Katrina Lybbert

Lesson 17

Weekly Theme  (Start Monday, continue with the theme all week)

This week's theme is SHEEP.  ~Sheep Coloring Page~

The vocabulary word is wool - the curly, soft, hair-like covering of a sheep.

Books to read aloud that support the theme:

The Lamb and the Butterfly by Arnold Sundgaard
Farmer Brown Shears His Sheep: A Yarn About Wool by Teri Sloat
Sheep Don't Count Sheep by Margaret Wise Brown
Little Baa by Kim Lewis
Emma's Lamb by Kim Lewis
Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw

Poems that support the theme:

Woolly Lambs
by Katrina Lybbert

White, woolly,
Frolicking, wobbling, bumping,
I love to count when going to sleep,

Songs that support the theme:

Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
Little Bo Peep
Mary Had a Little Lamb

Gross Motor Skills Activity:  (Monday)

Play hide and go seek.  Pretend you are Little Bo Peep looking for her sheep.

Fine Motor Skills Activity:  (Friday)

Glue cotton balls on a picture of a sheep.

Play "Pin the Tail on the Lamb."

Shape/Color  (Tuesday)

This week you will teach the shape of a heart.

Letter  (Wednesday)

The letter this week is the letter Q.

Number  (Thursday)

The number this week is the number 17.

Nursery Rhyme  (Friday)

The nursery rhyme this week is Baa, Baa, Black Sheep.  Recite often!

Baa, baa, black sheep,
Have you any wool?
Yes, sir, yes, sir,
Three bags full;
One for the master,
One for the dame,
And one for the little boy who lives down the lane.


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