The sound this letter stands for is - /y/ as in yellow.
Theme words - yo-yo, yarn, yak, you, yellow, yodel, yoga, yes, young, yawn, year, yard, yacht
Poetry and Rhymes:
Yesterday upon the stair
In the book 1001 Rhymes & Fingerplays:
Yolanda" by Susan M. Paprocki
"Yes, I Know" by Jean Warren
Books to read aloud:
by Mitra Modarressi
Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
See the Yak Yak by Charles Ghingna
The Yak Who Yelled Yuck by Carol Pugliano-Martin
This Next New Year by Janet S. Wong
The Big Yawn by Keith Faulkner
Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and The Yellow Sled by Maj Lindman
Composer - Yanni or listen to music by classical artist Yo-Yo Ma
You could also learn how to yodel. Take the internet yodel course!
Young at Heart
Have yogurt, yams, or bake something with yeast.
Bible Story/Character Trait
Young David - read the story of David and Goliath and talk about how even such a "young" boy had great faith.
Yesterday - learn about
the meaning of yesterday.
Year - discuss the length of a year.
Yard - measure objects with a yardstick.
Color: Yellow - discover how many different shades of yellow there are.
Flower - Yarrow
Mammal - Yak
Color a map of Yemen and find on the globe.
Yarn Art - yellow construction paper, scissors, glue, crayons, yarn.
First, prepare by cutting
various colored pieces of yarn into different lengths.
Next, draw/color a shape, form or picture onto a piece of yellow construction paper.
Finally, glue the yarn onto the shape, form, or picture... such as a yo-yo or yak.
Play with a yo-yo!
Try some yoga exercises!
a yarn shop.
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