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"R" Activities
 

R ART
RIBBON COLLAGES
Cut up small pieces of ribbons.
Give your child the ribbon pieces, plus some glue and a sheet of paper.
Encourage your child to create a ribbon collage.
 
RECTANGLE PICTURES
Cut out small rectangles.
Set out the rectangles, plus some glue and a sheet of paper.
Encourage your child to create a rectangle picture by gluing the rectangles into buildings or other shapes.
 
RAINBOW PAINTINGS
Give your child a piece of paper, some watercolors and a small brush, plus a small glass of water.
Show your child how to dip her brush in the water and then spin it around on top of one of the colors. Then paint an arc on her paper.
Encourage your child to repeat this process with other colors below or above the one already on her paper.
Donít forget to show her how to clean her brush between colors.

 
DECORATING Rís
Using the large R pattern, cut out a large R shape for your child on heavy paper.
Have him decorate his R with one of the following:
Ribbons
  Rick-rack
  Rope

R GAMES

 
SORTING RIBBONS
Cut out 3-4Ē sections of four different colors of ribbon.
Mix up the ribbon sections.
Have your child sort the ribbons into color piles.
   
RINGS ON MY FINGERS
Place a number of rings on your fingers.
Have your child count the number of rings you are wearing.
Let your child put on the rings for you to count.

R MOVEMENT GAME

RACING FOR R
Have your child act out some R words with you.
Row Run Roll
Race Rake Rope
 
R ANIMALS
Have your child pretend to be these R animals
  Robins Road Runners Rats
  Rabbits Reindeers Roosters
R LANGUAGE
STORY STATION
Check out the Story Station for the Rooster story Ė under Fall Stories.
 
RIDDLES & RHYMES

Here is a riddle, itís also a rhyme.
The word starts with ďRĒ, every time?
 
 
Itís long and coils and is often rough.
Can you guess it, itís kind of tough?
 
A: A rope
Itís round and red and grows on a tree.
What do you think my riddle could be?
 
A: An apple
Itís long and pointed and shoots through the sky.
This riddle is hard and thatís no lie.
A: A rocket

 
RAINBOW RABBIT
Have your child make up a story about Rainbow Rabbit.
Include things in the story that start with the letter R.
R SCIENCE
R ANIMALS
Have your child choose one of the following R animals to learn about.
  Red Robins Red Roosters Racoons
  Rabbits Road Runners Reindeers

Additional R Science Ideas To Explore
Rainbows
Rivers
Rocks
Radios
Rain
Railroads

R SNACKS

R SNACK
Have your child help you make a triple R snack.
Cover rice cakes with raspberry jam.
Then sprinkle on some raisins.