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Theme: Motion

Totetude Motion Activities

Totetude suggests the following calendar of carefully-selected activities during the week of the "Motion" theme:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Motor Activity
Morning Circle Time Attendance, Good Morning Song, Calendar with events, Days of the Week Song, Weather discussion, Alphabet Song, Number Song, and Social interaction (game/skill/I.Q.s).
Intelligence Activity
Bloom Activity
Craft Activity
Afternoon circle time Sight word, Totetude Reflection Journal, and Goodbye Song .

Consult the Recommended Schedule for more detailed information.

Materials List for calendar

The activities in the above recommended calendar will, collectively, require these materials:

Customize for: learner(s) ,
box of crayons 1 per learner
glue bottle/stick 1 per learner
pencil 1 per learner
scissors 1 per learner
specific letter stamps approximately 4 per group of 2 learners
stamp pad/ paint approximately 1 per group of 2 learners
(Optional) scrap pieces of colored paper approximately 4 per learner
(Optional) small pieces of building materials (Legos, tooth picks, playdough, etc.) approximately 4 per learner

Literature involving Motion

Name Author
Barnyard Dance Sandra Boynton
Cats' Night Out Caroline Stutson
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes James Dean
Ready, Set, Skip! Jane O'Connor
Up, Up, Down! Robert N. Munsch & Michael Martchenko
Rosie's Walk Pat Hutchins

Vocabulary for Motion

Art for Motion

Name Artist
Red, Blue & Black Cascade, 1974 Alexander Calder

Animals relevant to Motion

Social Skills for Motion

  • controlling movement

Music for Motion

Name Artist

Technology involving Motion

Jokes about Motion

Toys related to Motion

Name Manufacturer

Outings related to Motion

Snacks related to Motion

Movies related to Motion

Title Year Producer

Centers for Motion