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Apples and acorns begin with letter A

Letter A Apples and acorns begin with letter Aa Cut out letter A and glue to a piece of construction paper. Glue  on apple and acorn sequins or stamp with acorn and apple stampers. “Apple and Acorn begin with Aa”. This helps children learn both A sounds. Writing out this sentence also  teaches that the first letter of a word in a sentence is
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Learning new names

In the beginning of the year it is difficult for children to learn everyone names. Here are two fun ways to help children learn each others names as well as the teachers’ name. The first game, Circle game, is a good way to begin the school year. The second game Guess who’s under the blanket is requested almost daily all year long. 1.Circle Game.
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Nocturnal Animal Stick Puppet

Nocturnal Animals Stick puppet Children love learning new big words. Using these stick puppets helps them to remember which animals come out at night and helps them remember the word Nocturnal. Make stick puppets of several nocturnal animals.  A racoon, owl, cat, tree frog, and a mouse. You can print out the animals from a coloring book or website and have your child color
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Apple Pie Playdough

I love making scented playdough for different activities. September is our time for studying apples so I have to make apple or cinnamon scented playdough. I use two playdough recipes. KoolAid playdough works great but you are limited to the flavors that KoolAid makes. The following recipe can be scented with any oil flavoring. I prefer LorAnn oils. Some of the flavorings are stronger than
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Apple Prints-Apples, apples, everywhere

It’s nice to use a vegetable or fruit in season to make an art project. Apples are best in September. Make apple prints. You will need: tempra paints in red, green, and yellow, a paper plate for each color of paint, an apple half for each color of paint, and white construction paper. Directions: Cut an apple in half vertically and one horizontally. Press
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