This week really means that we are only three letters away from completing the entire alphabet!! Whoo-hoo! I can’t believe we have come this far, and so I wanted to make it extra fun for her this week and just spend as much quality time together as possible!
If you know Brielle right now, you would know that she likes to call everyone a walrus (thanks Mom and Mike!) and when thinking of what example I should start with for the week, of course this one was the first one that popped into my head! I am not sure what Brielle’s fascination about them are, I just know she gets REALLY excited any time she sees one in a picture/video/or in any of her books. When I told her “W is for Walrus”, she immediately found a picture in one of her alphabet books, opened it up, and said “Momma I have to call Papa and show him that W is for Walrus” (precious!). She definitely took to that one well and even last night on our walk I trying to get her to name things that she knew that started with a W and she goes “walrus, wheel, walrus” lol!
W is for Wagon was my second example, even though I don’t have one physically to show her, she has seen them and does know what they are. It was a cute example and she loved to draw pictures, and point out every single wagon she saw in all of her books when we would do story time! I think wagon’s are not used around my little town much because first off, most neighborhoods/streets don’t have a side walk that completely connects through an entire street so you end up walking in the gravel most of the time (which is definitely not the ideal pavement one would want to push a wagon on). She caught on to this example and even in my poor attempts to draw a wagon and would tell her to guess what I drew for her, she would “w for wagon!” It was funny that she even knew what it was, because let’s just say, art was never my strong suit in school.
One of the last main objects that I was showing her that starts with a W is a watch! She knows that I always have one on, and so she of course would want to wear it and would walk around the house going “look Momma, W is for my watch” it was so cute and I had a little but of a hard time getting my watch back! 🙂 It’s funny because she even knows the difference between my “work watch” and my “going out watch” and definitely let’s me know how pretty and adorable my going out watch is, haha! Sometimes the funniest things come out of her mouth, but in all actuality that is pretty smart to be able to tell that there is a difference in occasion for the use of the watch I choose to wear, which is pretty cool!
Along with those three words we also read books, practiced tracing, we signed the letter W which looked like the number three to Brielle and she couldn’t quite get her fingers to do what her mind was tell her to do, we sang songs for ex. “wheels on the bus”, colored pictures, played games on her little computer and used her little alphabet book from her birthday party, which she LOVES.
It was a fun week overall, and I will leave you with a few pictures of what we did to learn the letter W! 🙂