Concept Group 12

This is the last week before our winter break.  The sugar plums dancing in the children’s  heads make it a bit more difficult for them to focus.  We worked on the easier concepts of half, whole, top, front, end, and match.  Our reading program has large letter cards of the alphabet letters  made into animal and common object characters.  These are called alfa- friends.  I cut a set of  these cards in half so that there was a bottom and top section.  The children formed a circle and sat down on the carpet.  Each child was given a top half of a card which they placed on the floor infront of them.   The bottom sections were placed in a container for grabbing.  Each child was given the chance to pull a bottom section out and join it with their top.  This made for some silly looking characters.  The children then decide if it is a match or not and where it should go to make the whole character.

   I am adding an update to this entry  I added a source and link to a place to get free alphabet animal cards.  Look under the vocabulary section for half/whole.
 

 

 

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