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Theme: Playground

Totetude Playground Activities

Totetude suggests the following calendar of carefully-selected activities during the week of the "Playground" 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 Playground

Name Author
Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy David Soman & Jacky Davis
How Do Dinosaurs Go Up and Down? Jane Yolen
Playground Day Jennifer Merz
Slide Already! Kit Allen
The Recess Queen Alexis O'Neill
Manners on the Playground (Way to Be!) Carrie Finn
Pingo and the Playground Bully Brandon Mull

Vocabulary for Playground

Art for Playground

Name Artist
Playground III S. Francis

Animals relevant to Playground

Social Skills for Playground

  • letting others go first

Music for Playground

Name Artist

Technology involving Playground

Jokes about Playground

  • Why did the chicken cross the playground? -To get to the other slide.

Toys related to Playground

Name Manufacturer

Outings related to Playground

Snacks related to Playground

Movies related to Playground

Title Year Producer

Centers for Playground