Wednesday, November 4, 2009

November's Main Theme: Daily Routine

I will be focusing on this theme Monday-Friday throughout the month.

Vocabulary/Sign Language (click on the link beside each word)
all done

This is the way we... (Sung to tune of Mulberry Bush)
This is the way we eat our breakfast/lunch/dinner
So early in the morning/afternoon/evening.
This is the way we change our diaper
So early in the morning/afternoon/evening.
This is the way we take a bath
So early in the evening.
This is the way we go to sleep
So early in the evening.
(Be sure to use your signs while singing.)

Book Suggestions

I plan to read the mealtime books during meals, bath books during bath time, and so on.

Mealtime Books
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Gobble It Up! by Jim Arnosky
Gladys Goes Out to Lunch by Derek Anderson
Eat Your Peas, Ivy Louise! by Leo Landry
Foodie Babies Wear Bibs by Michelle Sinclair Colman
One Hungry Monster by Susan Heyboer O'Keefe
Yum Yum Baby Bundt by Jamie Harper
Yummy Yucky by Leslie Patricelli
Eating Well by Liz Gogerly
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
Harry Hungry! by Steven Salerno

Bath Time Books
Splish, Splash Baby Bundt by Jamie Harper
Caillou: Bath Time by Joceline Sanschagrin
Bathtime for Biscuit by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
The Treasure Bath by Dan Andreasan
The Bath by Terri Dougherty
Henry's Bath by Margaret Perversi
Does An Elephant Take a Bath? by Fred Ehrlich
Bath Time by Jane Gerver

Bedtime Books
Night, Night Baby Bundt by Jamier Harper
The Sleepy Little Alphabet by Judy Sierra
Little Quack's Bedtime by Lauren Thompson
Bertie at Bedtime by Marcus Pfister
Bedtime Peekaboo! by Dawn Sirett
Day is Done by Peter Yarrow
Say Goodnight by Helen Oxenbury
When the World is Ready for Bed by Gillian Shields

Let your toddler practice feeding him/herself with toddler friendly forks and spoons.
Practice the sign language as you do these daily routines, read the books, and sing the song.

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