Preschool Fun: Love!

February 12, 2021 | Lauren Mathur
Preschool Fun: Love!

You know who I love? All of you! Let’s celebrate LOVE this week! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.

 

TALKING:    

  • Who do you love?
  • What do you love to do?
  • Where do you love to go?
  • How much do you love yourself?  

 

READING:

Read any book you have that mentions love! If you don’t have one, request one from the library! For recommendations, check out our February newsletter’s children’s section! We’ll also make a love book at the end.

 

A toddler wearing a shit that says "Who needs Cupid when you have me?"

 

SINGING:

Let’s sing Skidamarink! You can also learn it in Spanish.  

Skidamarink a dinka dink. Skidamarink a doo. I love you!

Skidamarink a dinka dink. Skidamarink a doo. I love you!

I love you in the morning and in the afternoon.

I love you in the evening and underneath the moon.

Skidamarink a dinka dink. Skidamarink a doo. I love you! 

 

PLAYING:

Cut out hearts and hide them around the house. Then have your child find all the hearts! Each heart can have a different thing on it that you love about them (your laugh, your love for Elmo, etc.). Then, have your child do the same for you – hide hearts around the house for you to find!

 

A young girl gluing paper hearts to construction paper with a glue stick

 

WRITING:

Make your own love book:

  • Staple papers together and have each page represent a different thing you love.
  • Write (or have your child write) what they love (I love Mom, I love coloring, I love lunch).
  • Illustrate! Draw or cut out pictures for each page.

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