School Day #99

Remember we have a Kindergarten Zoom Call at 11 AM today! We will be sharing about our favorite family activity. And we are looking for volunteers to recite the first stanza or ALL of Mary Had A Little Lamb for their class!

Student replicas of Bo Bartlett’s End of the 20th Century.

Enjoy Day #99 of school!

  • Morning Prayer – 10 minutes


To start Morning Prayer, just press play on the audio bar below. We invite you to participate alongside your child.

Sing along before beginning Motor Lab.

  • Motor Lab Stretches – 5 minutes


  • Small ball that your child can roll with one hand – tennis ball, plastic ball, etc.

Key Activity: Do 3 Giraffe stretches with your child.

Motor Lab Activities: Do Finger Ball Roll with your child.

Review the 4 Key Activity stretches here if you need a refresher.

  • Calendar and Weather Activities – 10 minutes


  • Calendar Packet

Review the calendar OR weather portion with your child. OR, if they are interested, complete the whole thing! Experiment with what activities and what timing work best for your family.

  • Phonics – 10 minutes


  • Letter Z Picture – open this document so you and your child can study the picture together
  • Find the Letter Z Page
  • Crayons

Click the video below and watch along with your child.

Prompt your child to complete their Find the Letter Z Page before they find an object that begins with the letter Z or has the letter Z in it.

  • Upload A Letter Bag Photo – 5 minutes

Once your child has found an item that starts with the letter Z or has the letter Z in it, please take a picture of them and upload it on the Mighty Network! We have officially finished the alphabet!

  • Math – 15 minutes


  • Half sheet of numbers
  • Pencil
  • Worksheet 22
  • Abacus
  • 1 set of cards from 1 to 9 for each player, but be sure to have an even number of 5s (you may have to combine cards from 2 decks to have enough 5s)

Warm-up: Prompt your child to trace and write the numbers 6, 8, 9 and 0 on their half sheet using their best handwriting. Please turn this sheet in on Friday.

Prompt your child to work on the last 4 problems on Worksheet 22 if they did not finish it yesterday. Please turn this worksheet in on Friday.

Play Old Main for the rest of the math lesson.

  • Dance – Shabbat Shalom – 5 – 10 minutes

Practice the footwork for Shabbat Shalom standing in a line.

Watch from 0:00 – 1:35.

If you want an extra challenge, try it along to this song! Warning: it’s pretty fast!

  • Free Play – 30 minutes

  • Handwriting – 10 minutes


  • Yellow Coloring Sheet (from materials, not in book)
  • Yellow Crayon

Watch the video and follow the instructions to complete this sheet. Please turn this page in on Friday.

  • Doing Words – 5 minutes


  • Previous Words
  • Tan lined strip of paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Complete another Doing Words exercise with your child. See this video for a demonstration by Erica and Zenie.

  • Recitation – Nursery Rhymes – 5 – 10 minutes

Say the first stanza of Mary Had A Little Lamb by heart. If you want, try the second stanza.

Send Ms. Neuder a video of the first OR first and second stanzas once you have it memorized!

Recitation Tip: If your child is getting antsy, let them try to act out the nursery rhyme while you read it. They will be learning it, even if their body is moving!

  • Handicraft – Clay Animals- 15 minutes


  • Clay
  • Optional: Tempera or acrylic paint

Choose one of the following animals to make:




After you finish the first one, you can try another one. If you want, you can mix a drop or two of food coloring into your clay to color it or you can use tempera or acrylic paints to paint your animals after they have dried. 

  • Literature – 15 minutes

Listen along as Mrs. Resendez reads The Little Red Hen. Next week, we will start reading this story during our Phonics lessons!

Then listen to Mrs. Resendez read Chapter 7 of The Classic Adventures of Brer Rabbit or save it to listen to tomorrow!

Week 7 is done! Good job! Next week is our second to last week of school AND the 100th day of school. Stay tuned!

As always, reading with your child in the evenings is a great way to grow their mental word bank and fluency, and they may want to show their Math Card Deck to a parent or sibling after dinner!

If you find yourselves with more free time, please refer to our Additional Resources page for some great websites to explore.

See you next week for School Day #100!