Razzle Dazzle R
Cut the letter R out of construction paper. Have the children cover their R letter with glitter.
R is for Rectangle
Have the children make rectangle collages include big and little rectangles, thin and fat rectangles.
Need: crayons in the colors: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, rubber bands.
Arrange crayons in a rainbow fashion (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple). Place another crayon behind these six and perpendicular to them. Secure with the rubber band in a figure-eight pattern across the front. Have children use the six attached crayons to draw a letter. When it is drawn, it will look like a rainbow.
Take the children outside and let the children collect rocks (big and small). Place some water in a tub and let the children wash their rocks.
When dry, let the children paint the rocks. If the rocks are big enough add wiggle eyes, pipe cleaner arms or/and legs.
Gather rocks and put in a plastic tub. Place 3 pieces of paper near the tub of rocks. Have a large paper, a medium paper, and a small paper. Write the paper size on each paper (large, medium, and small).
Let children classify rocks into sizes (large, medium, and small) onto the different sizes of paper.
Add a balance scale to the science table. Let the children compare weights of the rocks. Add magnifying glasses to the science table for the children to closely examine the rocks.
Radish seeds grow fast. Help the children plant radish seeds in milk cartons.
R Is for Rocket: An ABC Book
by Tad Hills
A glorious book to learn the alphabet with Rocket and his pals. Wonderful illustrations as Rocket and his friends froclic and play in alphabetical order. A good book for letter awareness as it highlights first letters in specific words.
Root Beer Floats
Serve the children Root Beer Floats. Place vanilla ice cream in cups and add root beer soda pop.
Ralph Raccoon Mask and Tie
Print and make a raccoon mask.