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Mice

 

Concepts

Songs, Books, and Stories

Special Activities

Monday

A mouse is a very small animal. It is a type of rodent.

Mouse Count-Ellen Stoll Walsh

“Little Mouse Little Mouse”

Today we will explore our mouse sensory bin.

Tuesday

A mouse lives in a small house called a den or a nest.

Mouse Mess-Linnea Riley

“Hickory Dickory Dock”

We will create dens and nests for mice using the tree blocks.

Wednesday

Mice have large families with many babies.

Whose Mouse Are You?-Robert Kraus

“Who Has the Cheese?”

 

We will create our own mice families today. When we are finished, we will add them to our mouse house decorations.

Thursday

Mice eat fruit and seeds.  

The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear-Don Wood

 “5 Strawberries”

We will use the treehouse and critters today.

Friday

Mice sleep during the day and stay awake at night. They are nocturnal animals.  

Mouse’s First Snow-Lauren Thompson

“5 Little Mice”

Today we will use stuffed mice in our mouse house. We will practice crawling and squeaking like mice.

 

Changes to the Environment

Our dramatic play this week will feature a mouse house for us to crawl through. For sensory play we will use pine shavings and tubes with rubber mice in the sensory table.

Special Notes

 

Our student teacher Sasha has her last day in our group on Wednesday! We will miss her!