Early Literacy at Home: September 2018 Calendar
(Photo courtesy of the CA State Library and Terry Lorant Photography)
September 1: Line up your toys from biggest to smallest.
September 2: Make funny faces in teh mirror.
September 3: Practice tracing the letter "S" in the air.
September 4: Gather water-safe toys for bath time. See what floats and what sinks.
September 5: Pick out books for bedtime stories.
September 6: What is the weather like today?
September 7: Name the days of the week.
September 8: Make a list of 4 new things to try before end of the year.
September 9: Write out your plan for today. Cross off items as yo complete them.
September 10: Sing a song in a whisper, sing it again a little louder each time.
September 11: How many words can you think of that start with the letter "S"?
September 12: Act out and sing "5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed"
September 13: Draw on paper with different materials: crayons, markers, paint, etc.,
September 14: Try to put together a puzzle.
September 15: Set the table for a lunch party with your favorite toys.
September 16: Help write out a shopping list for the grocery store.
September 17: Reread a favorite book. Retell the story using the pictures.
September 18: At snack time, count the pieces of food on your plate.
September 19: Walk around and make noises like different animals.
September 20: Sing the Happy Birthday Song when you wash your hands.
September 21: Collect leaves of different colors on a walk today.
September 22: Talk about what you did today during bedtime stories.
September 23: Trace numbers 1 to 10 in the air with your finger.
September 24: Trace the letters in your name in the dirt or sand with your foot.
September 25: Cut up paper with your hands or scissors.
September 26: Make different shapes using pieces of string.
September 27: Act out a favorite part of a book during bedtime stories.
September 28: How old are you? Read that many books tonight.
September 29: Listen to an audiobook (CD, Overdrive, Hoopla Kids)
September 30: Clap your hands to a favorite song.
Share Your Activities
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