August 16

Sing a Song

Tool Time

Peter works with (one fist moving up and down)
1 hammer, 1 hammer, 1 hammer
Peter works with one hammer, now he works with 2.
Peter works with 2 hammers, etc. (two fists)
Peter works with 3 hammers, etc. (two fists & one foot)
Peter works with 4 hammers, etc. (two fists & two feet)
Peter works with (two fists, two feet & head nodding)
5 hammers, 5 hammers, 5 hammers
Peter works with 5 hammers, Now his work is done.

Try This

Ask your child what he or she would like to be when he or she grows up.  Then draw a picture together showing the job. Can you arrange to visit an adult who has that job and observe them at work or ask them questions?

Read a Book

Here are two book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries.

  • Tinyville Town Gets to Work by Brian Biggs
  • The Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken

Explore More

See the August Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!