Winter Solstice Preschool Outline – Week 1

Winter Solstice Preschool Homeschool Curriculum

Week 1 (Yule and Sun) Daily Planner

Week 1 – Day 1    

Reading & Social Studies: Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott

Arts & Crafts: Sun Shaped Salt Dough Ornaments

Math: Combined with Science (Measuring Ingredients)

Science: Combined with Arts & Crafts (Combining ingredients – basic chemistry)

Music: Listen to and memorize sun songs on YouTube or Pandora

Language Arts: Visual Story Map (Baking Ornaments)

Health: Sun Yoga Poses

This week’s activities are outlines in detail here.

Week 1 – Day 2

Reading & Social Studies: Sun Bread by Elisa Kleven

Arts & Crafts: Yule and Sun Themed Coloring Sheets

Math: Combined with Science (Measuring ingredients)

Science: Bake Sun Bread

Music: Listen to and sing Yule songs on YouTube or Pandora

Language Arts: Visual Story Map (The Sun)

Health: Sun Yoga Poses

Week 1 – Day 3

Reading & Social Studies: Gathering the Sun: An Alphabet in Spanish and English by Alma Flor Ada

Arts & Crafts: Yule Cards

Math: Seasonal Scents Counting Game

Science: Seasonal Scents Test

Music: Listen to and Sing Yule Songs on YouTube or Pandora

Language Arts: Visual Story Map (Scents)

Health: Sun Yoga Poses

Week 1 – Day 4

Reading & Social Studies: There’s No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat Learning Library) by Tish Rabe

Arts & Crafts: Yule Altar/Nature Basket

Math: Sun Spot Counting Game

Science: Nature Gathering for Yule Altar

Music: Nature Music

Language Arts: Visual Story Map (Solar System)

Health: Sun Yoga Poses

Week 1 – Day 5

Reading & Social Studies: Day Light, Night Light: Where Light Comes From by Franklin M. Branley

Arts & Crafts: Jingle Bell Instruments

Math: Yule Lights Color Recognition Game

Science: Combined with Reading

Music: Nutcracker Drumming Routine

Language Arts: Sun Alphabet

Health: Dance with Jingle Bell Instruments

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