Early Literacy at Home: November 2018 Calendar

Parent and child playing with colorful scarves at the library
(Photo courtesy of the CA State Library and Terry Lorant Photography)

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Whether you are on the go or spending time at home, these fun & simple activities are just one way to help develop your child’s pre-reading skills for October. Pick and choose or try them all!

November 2018

November 1: Make a list of all the things you are Thankful for this month

November 2: Paly outside today

November 3: Sing the Humpty Dumpty rhyme. Act it out with toys

November 4: Put on some music and have a dance party!

November 5: Find a book about turkeys at the library

November 6: Learn about emotions by drawing happy, sad and mad faces

November 7: Rip up pieces of paper to make confetti

November 8: Roll a ball back and forth

November 9: Race against the clock to see how many toys can be put away

November 10: Talk about how your food tastes and smells during breakfast

November 11: Give someone special a thank you message today

November 12: Draw a picture of what "Fall" means to you

November 13: Practice hopping from one foot to another

November 14: Sing the ABC song fast and slow

November 15: Find a book about one of your favorite animals

November 16: Practice learning your full name and phone number

November 17: Repeat the days of the week

November 18: Draw or trace different shapes you see in your home

November 19: Make the letter "T" out of different objects

November 20: Find a fun library event to join (www.sjpl.org/events)

November 21: Collect items that are orange throughout the day

November 22: Try a new food!

November 23: Revisit your week. What did you do? How did you feel?

November 24: Count the number of stairs when climbing a staircase

November 25: How has the sky changed from morning to afternoon to evening?

November 26: Dress from head to toe in your favorite color

November 27: Play a game of "Simon Says" to practice careful listening skills

November 28: Find a non-fiction book about different winter holidays and festivals

November 29: Play a game of Tic-Tac-Toe using pennies and dimes

November 30: What is the best memory from the month of November?

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