Week 7 & 8 – Halloween theme
Introduction to the theme
We read the book – “MY FAVOURITE PUMPKIN” and sang the action song.
Washing the pumpkin
Spooning pumpkin seeds
1. Colour tablets
Letters of the week
Pumpkin as an inset
Colouring Pumpkins in different colours
How does the Jack O’Lantern feel?
Sand Paper letters and Beginning Sounds
Pumpkin puzzles with 1-10 numbers
Countung and sorting
sizes and shapes
Montessori Gold Bead Material –
Introducing to the Decimal System
This activite helps to introduce the child to the concept of the decimal system and to make the child familiar with the names and relative sizes of the categories. In addition it helps the child to see the difference in bulk between e.g. 6 units and 6 thousands.
Nine layout objects
Nine layout – symbols
This work is to acquaint the child with the written symbols for the quantities/categories of the decimal system.
Association of Quantity and Symbol, Boards, Cards and Beads
The bead stair clearly distinguishes each number up to 9 as separate entities of differing quantities. The bead bars hat compose it facilitate the construction of the numbers from 11 to 19 and show respectively their relation to the quantity of 10. To teach sequence, the numbers from 11 to 19.
To teach the names twenty, thirty, forty, etc… and to show the child that twenty is two tens and so for the up to ninety.
Shape of the week – Square
Number of the week – 2
Colour of the week – ORANGE
Exploring the pumpkins
Pumpkin life cycle
Halloween pictures matching
Art & Crafts.
Making faces for pumpkins
Play-dough activities with Halloween shapes
Making a bag for Trick-or-treating
And here we are ready for Halloween Party
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