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Fox In Socks

2 Mar

Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss

Today is Dr. Seuss’ birthday and is celebrated with Read Across America. Do you have any Read Across America events in your neighborhood?

  • Matching, same and different, size, motor skill, spatial relationships, texture
  • Ages 2-8

Optional Activities

  • Cut out two sock shapes from 5 or more different pieces of patterned scrapbook paper.  Glue a strip of matching paper on a  clothes pin. Have your child match the socks and clip them together with the matching clothes pin. Store the activity in a Ziplock bag.
  • Count how many pairs of socks and individual socks in the laundry basket. Why are there more individual socks?
  • Talk about why tongue twisters are hard to read.
  • Draw a picture of crazy socks.
  • If we wear socks on or feet, what do we wear on our head, hands, etc.?
  • Use a ruler or Legos to measure who has the biggest socks in the house.

Download three free Dr. Seuss Activity Packs for children ages 2-7 from Living Life Intentionally.

Ten Apples Up On Top

1 Mar

Ten Apples Up on Top by Theo. LeSieg

  • Counting activity
  • Ages 2-7
Before watching video, download a set of number cards on white cardstock.

Optional Activities

  • Count from 0-10 forwards and backwards.
  • What number comes before or after…?
  • Read other counting books.
  • Count fingers and toes, arms and noses.
  • How many eyes are in your house?
  • Jump, touch your head, clap  ___ times.
  • Stack objects then count them.
  • Find a certain amount of objects outside.
  • Find the number 3; 21;16; 86; etc.
  • Have your child lay down on the ground and stack apples above their head. Take a picture
  • Sort apples by color.
  • Taste test apples.

Download a free Dr. Seuss Activity Pack for kids ages 2-7 from Living Life Intentionally.

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