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Activities & Crafts:
M's on an M
Have the children trace the letter "A" and glue
Alphabet cereal onto the outline. Display the A's on a bulletin board
with colorful drawings of "A" objects.
Recognizing the Letter "M"
Introduce the letter "M" to the children by showing
them the written word "Mitten" and helping them to see that it begins with
an "M". Cut a large apple shape out of paper and write the letter
"M" on it. Have the children tear or cut out magazine pictures beginning
with the letter "M" and then glue the pictures on the mitten shape.
Line a cookie sheet, small plastic container,
or a shoe box with a piece of paper. Dip a marble in paint and drop
gently onto the paper. The children can roll the marble across their
paper by tilting the cookie sheet or container slightly. Use several
marbles in different colors for a really nice affect.
Dye some macaroni in different colors. Ask
the children to create pictures by gluing the colorful macaroni on to a
piece of paper. Or glue macaroni onto heavy cardboard and the children
can paint over the macaroni once the glue has dried.
Macaroni Necklaces & Bracelets
Thread dyed macaroni on string, ribbon, yarn or
dental floss to make a colorful necklace or bracelet.
Have a mitten day!! Pick up several pairs
of brightly colored stretchy wool mittens/gloves in different sizes at
a dollar store. Ask the children to wear them all day! Start
out by mixing up the mittens, and ask the children to help you sort them
by color, by mitten or glove, etc. Sing the Three Little Kittens
(have lost their mittens) song.
Read "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Give the children some M&M's. Encourage
them to eat one everytime they hear the word "mouse" as you read the story.
You Give a Mouse a Cookie Unit"
Help the children sort M&M's by color.
Make letter Mm's with the candy. Let them munch their M&M's when
they are done!
Make letter M shapes in different sizes, shapes
and colors. Make 2 of each shape, size and color. Place them
face up on a table, not in order, and ask the children to help find the
You may also wish to see:
M&M Chip Cookies
1 cup butter/margarine
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
2 cups mini or regular M&M's
With electric mixer, cream butter. Add sugar
and blend until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well.
In separate bowl, combine dry ingredients, including M&M's. Add
to creamed mixture and blend together. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto
greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350*F oven for 10-15 minutes.
Or until lightly browned.
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