Heather Callahan: Resources and Activities for Break

Hello, everyone! Here are some enrichment activities for your child to practice during the break! Remember to keep it fun and enjoyable! Daily activities (from this list below) are e-mailed to families each night. If you’d like additional activities, please check out the other teachers from The Charlotte Lappla!

OFFICE HOURS:

You can reach me Monday through Friday 8:00am-3:30pm through e-mail. My students’ families are welcome to call, text, or e-mail when needed even outside of my office hours 🙂

MATH: 

Making Groups of 10!
Balancing Number Sentences!
We Can Solve Number Bonds!
Miss Austin’s Play-Doh Numbers
Skip Counting
Piggy Shape Graph
Numbers Galore
How to Play Number War!
Doodles and Graphing Combined!
What are Touchpoints?
Graphing Your Home
Shape Robots

SCIENCE AND HEALTH:

COVID-19 Time Capsule
Miss Austin’s Sensory Map
San Diego Zoo Cams
Save the Planet Song
Earth Day Every Day by Lisa Bullard and Xiao Xin
Living and Nonliving Things
Miss Austin Rolls With Health
COVID-19 Resources for Children and Parents
Miss Austin’s Hand Washing Song
Miss Austin’s Germ Experiment
Experimenting with Colors and Change!
Let’s Observe the Chicks!
Watch the Chicks Hatching! (no longer available-they’ve all hatched!)

LETTERS, SOUNDS, AND WORDS:

Popcorn Words 76-100
Popcorn Words 51-75
Popcorn Words 26-50
Kindergarten Popcorn Words
What is a Blend?
What is Silent e?
Practice Reading Sentences
ABC Phonics Song with Sounds
Miss Austin Builds Sentences
Sight Word Practice
Mrs. Callahan Searches for Popcorn Words
Miss Austin’s Capital Letters
Phonemic Awareness Practice: Letters, Sounds, Onset Fluency, and Blending
Phonemic Awareness Nursery Rhymes

STORY TIME:

Mrs. Callahan Reads: Ruby Finds a Worry, by Tom Percival
Mrs. Callahan Reads: School’s First Day of School, by Adam Rex
Mrs. Callahan Reads: The Angry Dragon, by Michael Gordon
Mrs. Callahan Reads: How to Catch a Monster, by Michael Yu
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Scribble Stones, by Diane Alber
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Vegetables in Underwear, by Jared Chapman
Mrs. Callahan Reads: You Get What You Get, by Julie Gassman and Illustrated by Sarah Horne
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes by Kimberly and James Dean
Mrs. Callahan Reads: The Bad Seed, by Jory John and Illustrated by Pete Oswald
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault
Mrs. Callahan Reads: There’s a Dragon in Your Book, by Tom Fletcher
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Oodles of Noodles, by Mickey Daniels
Mrs. Callahan Reads: I Wish You More, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenhold
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Llama Llama Mad at Mama, by Anna Dewdney
Mrs. Callahan Reads: A Piglet Named Mercy by Kate DiCamillo
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Mercy Watson to the Rescue (CH. 7-12), by Kate DiCamillo
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Mercy Watson to the Rescue (CH. 1-3), by Kate DiCamillo
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Mercy Watson to the Rescue (CH. 4-6), by Kate DiCamillo
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Can I Have a Pet?, by Maria Fleming
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Bark, George, by Jules Feiffer
Mrs. Callahan Reads: We Don’t Eat Our Classmates, by Ryan T. Higgins
Miss Austin Reads: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, by Laura Joffe Numeroff
Miss Austin Reads: I Love You, Stinky Face, by Lisa McCourt
Miss Austin Reads: Down by the Cool of the Pool by Tony Mitton
Miss Austin Reads: L is for Loving by Ken Wilson-Max
Miss Austin Reads: There’s Something in my Attic by Mercer Mayer
Miss Austin Reads: Safe, Warm, and Snug, by Stephen R. Swinburne
Miss Austin Reads: Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name by Tedd Arnold
Mrs. Callahan Reads Baby Beluga, by Raffi and Illustrated by Ashley Wolff
Mrs. Callahan Reads The Mitten, by Jan Brett
Miss Austin Reads: Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born by Jamie Lee Curtis
Miss Austin Reads: Hungry Harry by Joanne Partis
Mrs. Callahan Reads: That Pesky Rat by Lauren Child
Miss Austin Reads: Little Quack by Lauren Thompson
Miss Austin Reads: Seven Sillies by Joyce Dunbar
Miss Austin Reads: If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura NumeroffMrs. Callahan Reads: Olivia and the Missing Toy by Ian Falconer
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Oliver and His Alligator by Paul Schmid
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Frederick by Leo Lionni
Miss Austin Reads: I Am Not Sleepy and Will Not Go to Bed by Lauren Child
Miss Austin Reads: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas
Miss Austin Reads: Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon
Mrs. Callahan Reads: The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! by Mo Willems
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Too Many Toys by David Shannon
Mrs. Callahan Reads: We are in a Book by Mo Willems
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Julius, the Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes
Mrs. Callahan Reads: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Edwina by Mo Willems
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Fabian Escapes by Peter McCarty
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Today I Will Fly by Mo Willems
Mrs. Callahan Reads: Elephants Cannot Dance! by Mo Willems
Mrs. Callahan Reads: The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
Mrs. Callahan Reads: The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Mrs. Callahan Reads: I Really Like Slop by Mo Willems

WRITING:

Handwriting Galore 
Miss Austin’s Sentences
Mo Willems Lunch Doodles

Mrs. Callahan Makes a Shopping List!

SOCIAL STUDIES:

Goods and Services
Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
Miss Austin Teaches Wants and Needs
Field Trip to an Animal Farm
Mrs. Callahan’s Field Trip to Ives Run
Mrs. Callahan Takes a Field Trip to the Store and Wears a Mask

ART:

Father’s Day Directed Drawing
Mother’s Day Directed Drawing
Miss Austin’s Art Expression
Directed Drawing: Peeping Our Distance
Miss Austin’s Easter Activity

OTHER GREAT IDEAS:

  • Work on popcorn words (if you need more, they’re listed under “Popcorn Words”
  • READ, READ, READ
  • Go for a walk as a family
  • Get on a laptop and do iReady lessons, Reading Eggs, or Starfall
  • Practice writing

Zoom Bedtime Stories with Mrs. Callahan – Tuesdays at 7:00 pm!