Explore Table: The children made paper airplanes and a helicopter. They enjoyed giving them test flights from the second floor.
Literature:First To Fly by Peter Busby
To Fly by Wendie Old
First Flight by Leslie Garrett
The Wright Brother by Russell Freedman
We discussed the Wright Brothers journey of building a successful airplane.
We talked about their struggles and setbacks and the determination to not quit
Also the impact their invention made on the world both then and now.
Project: The children made biplanes out of clothes pins.
Music: We practiced our presentation song( the children are doing great with memorizing!)
We also reviewed our notes and rests we had learned in previous weeks.