Friday, December 27, 2013

Letter "O"

Our Letter "O" recipe was a Savory Owl Snack. To see the recipe, click HERE

Completely on her own she made an "O" with Sawyer's trains and said, "Look Mommy I made an O"! I'm so proud of her creativity! She is always amazing me!
Olivia loves the "Olivia the Pig" series. We have had a really good time reading these books by Ian Falconer:
Olivia, Olivia goes to Venice, Olivia and the Missing Toy, Olivia and Her Ducklings, and Olivia Saves the Circus. There are even more in the series. Go HERE to see the complete list.

Letter "O" Bible Story: Olive Branch, Genesis 8

Our Favorite Letter "O" Books:

Oops by: Mercer Mayer (cute picture book)
Oops! by: Colin McNaughton
Oops, Clifford! by: Norman Bridwell
The Octopus by: Denys Cazet
How to Hide an Octopus by: Ruth Heller's
Ox-Cart Man by: Donald Hall
Paul Bunyan and His Blue Ox by: Patsy Jensen
Otis by: Janie Bynum
Otis by: Loren Long
Old MacDonald Had a Farm by: Tracey Campbell Pearson
Owen by: Kevin Henkes
My "o" Sound Box by: Jane Belk Moncure

*Here is another fun Letter "O" cooking project that is very fun for children. Click HERE for the recipe for Chocolate Octopuses.

Letter "S"

We made Chocolate Spiders for our Letter "S" recipe. To see more pictures and for the recipe, click HERE

star stickers on "S"

shoes for "S"

counting numbers on a spider

Olivia made a snowman puppet at the library!

There were several letter "S" Bible stories that we enjoyed from Jesus Calling Bible Storybook by: Sarah Young.
  • Samson the Strong Guy - Judges 14-16
  • God Speaks to Samuel - 1 Samuel 3
  • Solomon's Wisdom - 1 Kings 1-4
  • The Good Samaritan - Luke 10
  • Saul - Acts 9
Our Favorite Letter "S" Books:

The Snowy Day by: Ezra Jack Keats
Snow by: Cynthia Rylant
Snow on Snow on Snow by: Cheryl Chapman
Snowstruck Wilson (Chuggington)
Lucille's Snowsuit by: Kathryn Lasky
Midnight Snowman by: Caroline Feller Bauer
Snow Day! by: Patricia Lakin
Snowballs by: Lois Ehlert
There was a Cold Lady who Swallowed some Snow! by: Lucille Colandro

Spider's Lunch by: Joanna Cole
Spectacular Spiders by: Linda Glaser
Spiders by: Gail Gibbons

Harry by the Sea by: Gene Zion
The Seashore Noisy Book by: Margaret Wise Brown
For Sand Castles or Seashells by: Gail Hartman
P.B. Bear Sand Castle Surprise by: Lee Davis

My "s" Sound Box by: Jane Belk Moncure
Sheep in a Jeep by: Nancy Shaw
Supersister by: Beth Cadena
Clifford Makes a Splash by: Quinlan B. Lee
Clifford's Best School Day by: Quinlan B. Lee
Sun up, Sun down by: Gail Gibbons