Early Literacy at Home: November 2018 Calendar
(Photo courtesy of the CA State Library and Terry Lorant Photography)
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 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?