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E-E-Egypt

Week 6
Letter: E
Theme: Egypt
Number: 6
Bible Story: Joseph the Dreamer
Bible Verse: Each and every perfect gift is from above. 

I hid the letter magnet only once this week. I was running out of hiding places moving it and Little Dragon lost a few letters during his hiding turn. ☺️


Start
We did a lot of dancing like an Egyptian at the beginning of our days. This was a lot of fun! Of course I do owe a bit to The Bengals for such a great song. 


Bible 
 Day 1- We read Joseph the Dreamer

Activity- Jealous   

Day 2- We read Sold!


Day 3- Joseph and His Brothers


Day 4-  Joseph and His Brothers


Day 5- All three stories

Activity-Little Dragon retold the story using the magnetic board. 





Motion
Put hands together over the head and move head around like an Egyptian. 


Circle Time
 Circle time is usually a mix of sitting and movement and it can go in any order that works for the kids.  I have a list of what to do but not in any order.  We use this time for weather, calendar, and themed activities.

We watched some documentary's on pyramids, read books on Pharaohs and Egypt, and ate marshmallows for a snack as we talked about Egyptian history. (marshmallows originate from Ancient Egypt)

I made a printout of Little Dragons name in Egyptian hieroglyphics and he decorated it with gold gems. 


Practiced sight words

Work Zone
 This is the area we use for handwriting practice, crafts, and weekly folder work. The Dragons finished their folder work which you can see below or here and worked in their activity books.

Cut and sorted capital and lowercase pyramid E's and glued them to a letter Ee page to make a collage. 

Looked at different, and identified, different Egyptian words and pictures. 





Discovery
Items, bins, & things we look at, explore, & discover.These are the items available for discovering and learning on the Help Yourself Shelf.  I rotate them each week. 
There were a lot of hands on activities this week. 

Little Dragon made pyramids with sugar cubes
















           

We played pretend with the Egyptian cut outs to further our 
understanding of the new words. 














                                   





Inside the Prop box


  • small layer of dirt
  • pyramids
  • Egyptian Hat
  • Egyptian Necklace
  • small blocks for building












Number 6 bag



Math
Inside the Egyptian pack was the perfect printable for math use. Numbers and pyramids. Little Dragon used these to match the number to the amount of pyramids. We also practiced some addition. 


























Roll and Graph Egyptian characters using a six sided Di. 


Colored six apples on our number poster. 


In the Kitchen
Studying a different country is the perfect opportunity to explore different tastes. 

This week we had a popular Egyptian dish, Macoroni Bachamel
It was a bit bland and different but adding some spices and cheese made it good. 


Additional Activites
Art Journal 
Sensory Bin-Making Mummies




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