16 months -
2 1/2 years
|SPECIAL TOYS & GAMES
||Check with your garden supply store or nursery for Live Ladybugs, or purchase Insect Lore Ladybug Land. Observe the ladybugs for a few days before you release them outside.
||Toy Wash & Swap
"The Lord looks on the heart." 1 Samuel 16:7
Elijah Goes to Heaven, page 70
Sign Language: Bug
Oh so small
Oh so tall
Touch the ground
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Flash Cards and/or Felt Shapes:
Elijah Goes to Heaven
Letters: K, L
The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
|Lady Bug Song
Tune: Three Blind Mice
Fly, Ladybug, Fly
Fly, Ladybug, Fly
Fly over here, Fly over there.
They fly up high and they fly down low,
Around and around and around they go,
They fly so fast and they fly so slow
Oh, fly ladybugs fly.
||Teach all or some of this Elijah Goes To Heaven lesson and activities from Mission Arlington.
||Make Paper Doll Chain to decorate as a class project and to illustrate how friends stick together.
||Make this Heart Ladybug from First School.
Ladybug, ladybug, (move fingers)
Let me see your crawl, (crawl slowly
on all fours)
Hurry after those harmful bugs (move quickly on all
But be careful, do not fall! (fall over)
||Teach all or some of this Ladybug Friends Bible lesson and craft activies.
||Play with Red Playdough and provide incesct cookie cutters.|
|SNACKS & ALTERNATE ACTIVITIES|
Gingerbread Man Shape P.B.J. Sandwiches
"Friends Stick Togehter"
(Popsicles of lime KookAid)
|Ladybug Snacks - Spread strawberry jelly on rice cakes to make the ladybug's body. Place raisins or chocolate chips on top for the spots.
||Make this Egg Carton Ladybug
or play with this
Ladybugs all dressed in red
Strolling through the flower bed.
If I were tiny, just like you
I'd creep among the flowers too.
|Make Ladybug Antennae with a plastic headband, pipecleaners, and styrofoam balls.|