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

Lesson 9

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

This week's theme is COOKIES.  ~Cookie Coloring Page~

The vocabulary word is dough - the dough is the (cookie) mixture before it has been cooked.

Books to read aloud that support the theme:

Milk and Cookies by Frank Asch
Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie Jar? by Bonnie Lass & Philemon Sturges
Maisy Makes Gingerbread by Lucy Cousins
The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone
Yum!: A Tale of Two Cookies by Jane Seymour & James Keach
The Oreo Cookie Counting Book by Sarah Albee
Gingerbread Baby by Jan Brett
No Cookies? by Sarah Albee
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura J. Numeroff
The Best Mouse Cookie by Laura J. Numeroff

Poems that support the theme:

Cookies for All
by Katrina Lybbert

Chocolate chip, shortbread, sugar cookies too,
Peanut butter, lemon creme, all for me and you.

Snickerdoodle, oatmeal, gingerbread too,
Pinwheels, pumpkin, they're very good, it's true!

Songs that support the theme:

C is for Cookie
Also look for the "C" is for Cookie: Cookie's Favorite Songs Sesame Street CD.

Gross Motor Skills Activity:  (Monday)

Cookie Musical Chairs.  Set some chairs (3 or 4) in a circle.  Place a cookie on one of the chairs.  Play some music while your child walks or dances around the chairs.  When the music stops your child must look to see if they are standing by the chair with the cookie.  After 2 or 3 times around the chairs, let your child find the cookie!  Enjoy!

Fine Motor Skills Activity:  (Friday)

Bake cutout cookies!  Let your child help roll the dough and press down the cookie cutters.

Shape/Color  (Tuesday)

This week you will teach the shape of a circle.

Letter  (Wednesday)

The letter this week is the letter I.

Number  (Thursday)

The number this week is the number 9.

Nursery Rhyme  (Friday)

The nursery rhyme this week is The Queen of Hearts.  Recite often!

The Queen of Hearts
She baked some tarts,
All on a summer's day;
The Knave of Hearts
He stole those tarts,
And with them ran away.


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