The sound this letter stands for is the long vowel sound - /o/ as in oval. (You could teach your child that when a vowel is long the letter says it's name.)
Theme words - ocean, obey, oak, okay, old, Olympic Games, open, oval, over, overpass, own
Poetry and Rhymes:
by Katrina Lybbert
busy city overpass,
Is filled with cars each day,
Moving over and under,
As they travel along their way.
old car and new,
Must obey each traffic light,
On that busy city overpass,
Both day and night.
Books to read aloud:
Earth is Mostly Ocean by Allan Fowler
Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats
The Gift of the Tree by Alvin Tresselt
Old MacDonald by Amy Schwartz
- The Oboe
~~Listen to Oboe Music (MP3)
Over in the Meadow
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
Over the River
Open Shut Them
Bible Story/Character Trait
Scripture: Joshua 24:24 "...The LORD our God will we serve, and his voice will we obey."
Ovals - draw pictures and find objects that are oval in shape.
Tree - Oak
Ocean - Ocean Animal Printouts
Study the history of the Olympic Games.
Make the Olympic Rings out of construction paper. Make a ring in each of the Olympic colors and link the rings together in the proper formation.
Art Appreciation: Georgia O'Keeffe
Create a Mini Olympics
a trip to the ocean.
~Drive on an overpass.
~Visit a forest or park that has many oak trees.
© 2000 - 2003 by Katrina Lybbert