Back to Themes:

Books:
Chicka-Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr
My Little Sister Hugged an Ape by Bill Grossman
Superhero ABC byBob McCleod
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert
Caveman ABC by Janee Trasler
Z is for Moose by Kelly Bingham

Songs & Fingerplays:
ABC song
Sit Down ABC
A is for Alligator chop chop chop!
B is bouncing, hip hip hop!
C is for circles around and around
D is for when we all sit down!

What Letter Does Your Name Start With?
What letter does your name start with, your name start with, your name start with?
What letter does your name start with?
Oh do you see it here?
“Child’s name” start’s with the letter “Letter,”
the letter “Letter,” the letter “Letter”“Child’s name” start’s with the letter “Letter,”
Say it loud and clear:“Letter!”

Boom, Chicka, Boom
Boom, Chicka, Boom Chicka Boom Boom Boom!
I spy a letter in this room!
Explain you are looking for something beginning with “A”.Chant verse and ask them to raise hands if they see something w/ that letter.Make sure to make sound of letter.When a child guesses, have them whisper a suggestion to you for the next item to find.
OLD MACDONALD HAD SOME LETTERS
Hold up appropriate letter as you sing
Old MacDonald had a farm
EIEIO
And on this farm he had a B
EIEIO
With a B, B here
And a B, B there,
Here a B, there a B everywhere a B, B.
Old MacDonald had a farm
EIEIO
IF YOUR FIRST NAME STARTS WITH “A”
To tune of If you’re happy and you know it
If your first name starts with A
Stand up tall.
If your first name starts with A
If your first name starts with A
Do you really like to play?
If your first name starts with A
Sit down now.
Let children help come up with letters and rhyming suggestions
Crafts:
  • Outline of Palm Tree w/ foam letters to add