Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Letter of the Week : Oo

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 To save money , local library is a good option. You can also use whatever books you may have in your home library to supplement with the lesson.

From the library 
Oo by Kelly Doudna
Olive and Oscar by Anders Hanson
Olga and Olaf by Anders Hanson
May Belle and the Ogre by Bethany Roberts
Oliver by Syd Hoff
Olivia by Nickelodeon
Orange Pear Apple Bear by  Emily Gravett

From our book shelves

My One Book by Jane Belk Moncure
Nursery Collection by Little Treasuries ( Old King Cole)
Old Mother Hubbard - Sesame Street

Alphabet Book Shiny Sliders 
Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert

We started with letter tracing of both uppercase and lower case Oo. Download the free printables here:

The Letter O via

Owl Tracing Sheet via

Oo in D'nealian  ( short O sound) via  first-school

Oo in Standard ( Short O sound) via first-school

 We used the  Kidz Delight Light N Sound Phonics, to listen and practice the letter Oo sound.

We read more words that starts with the letter O and a poem about an octopus.

Get the Oo is for octopus via  Confessions of a Homeschooler

You can use magnets or do a dot markers.

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For our crafts , we made cheerio octopus art. Find the printable here : Making learning Fun

We painted the O collage using dot sponges and orange paint.
Get the letter collage :  here

We also made an octopus , using toilet paper roll.  See here for the octopus printable.

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  1. I love the octopus with the "o" cereal in the arms. Super cute!

    1. hi Lydia..thank you for stopping by..have an awesome weekend! ♥

  2. The octopus with the cereal lettering is adorable! Thank you for sharing. I'm about to start my youngest on a Letter of the Week style preschool and was looking for good ideas. :-)

    1. Hi Sara.. Its a lot of fun! We just finished ours..thank you for stopping by. Have a blessed weekend!

  3. This is great! My oldest is going to First grade but I spotted quite a few activities I think she could enjoy.

    Thanks for sharing with the SHINE Blog Hop!


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