Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Summer Reading Week 6...

I can't believe how fast this summer has gone by!  We have been so busy this summer, it's been crazy!  But a good crazy.  That's not to say though, that I don't long for a very lazy summer next year.  ;)
I only planned for 8 weeks for our summer reading, which means there are only two more weeks (after this one) planned for some summer reading fun!  This week is probably my favorite!

Oceans and Beaches:

What we're reading this week:

Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea- by Jan Peck, illustrated by Valeria Petrone
Secret Seahorse-by Stella Blackstone and Clare Beaton
This is a watery place.  It is deep and dark.  Where Am I?- by Moira Butterfield, Stephanie & Simon Calder
What Do You See in the Sea?- By Luana Mitten
SWIM! SWIM!- by Lerch
Stella Star of the Sea- by Marie and Louise Gay
The Bravest Fish- by Matt Buckingham
Lift-the-flap Under the Sea- Illustrated by Peter Scott (Usborne Book)
Swimmy- by Leo Lionni
The Underwater Alphabet Book- by Jerry Pallotta, Illustrated by Edgar Stewart
I am a Fish- the Who am I series
Over in the Ocean in a Coral Reef- By Marianne Berkes, illustrated by Jeanette Canyon
Sounds of the Wild Ocean- Maurice Pledger
The Rainbow Fish- by Marcus Pfister
Rainbow Fish and the Sea Monsters' Cave- by Marcus Pfister
Fidgety Fish- by Ruth Galloway
Big Al- by Andrew Clements Yoshi
Pop-up Fun Snappy little Splashers- by Beth Harwood, illustrated by Derek Matthews

Activities:

Fun and easy Foil Fish from http://nurturestore.co.uk/foil-fish-craft-ocean-theme-preschool




We will actually be using water color paints instead of markers for this.  We have left over coffee filters and paints from my daughters recent birthday watercolor party.  (painting never gets old)  :)

And finally this awesome Ocean in a Bottle from  http://happyhooligans.ca/ocean-in-bottle/

We'll also be having some good old fashion water play in the kiddie pool out back, and hoping we have the time to go visit our local aquarium!

Happy Reading!!

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