In the lead up to Thanksgiving next week we have a fantastic family themed book and activities for you and your preschoolers to enjoy. This week's book is Around the Table That Grandad Built by Melanie Heuiser Hill a wonderful story about family ideal to read at this time of the year. Combined with our simple, easy and low prep activities this is a great week to celebrate all things family.
Around the Table That Grandad Built Virtual Book Club for Kids Featured Book
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For this week's book with the Virtual Book Club for Kids for our family theme we have chosen Around the Table That Grandad Built by Melanie Heuiser Hill.
In this beautiful book that talks about gathering the family together and the things that connect them and bring them together. From glasses and plates to napkins and food that they have grown and made.
Don't worry if you haven't got a copy of the book why not watch it being read aloud together with your preschooler below.
Weekly Virtual Book Club Plans
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Family Themed Preschool Songs and Rhymes
As well as the book and activities each week here at the Virtual Book Club for Kids we like to suggest some songs and rhymes that you and your preschooler can enjoy.
These can get you singing, dancing and moving around great now that the weather is turning colder and can be harder to get outside.
Sesame Street: Family Song
Finger Family Song
Your Family Themed Activity Plan for the Week
Each week we suggest 5 simple and low prep activities that you and your preschooler can do together plus a link for more ideas on our carefully curated Pinterest board.
Although we don't give a lesson plan for the week, we do have a suggested activity per day schedule that one of our hosts put together and works well for her and her children.
The structure can be seen in the image below.
Family Themed Activity Plan for a Week of Preschool Fun
A fun week of planned preschool activities on the theme of Families featuring the book Around the Table Grandad Built by Melanie Heuiser Hill.
"My Family" Sensory Bin - Munchkins and Moms
A simple and fun sensory bin for our family theme to start the week. Although this bin uses bins you can switch them up for your favourite filler easily.
Family Name Cards
A DIY matching activity for your preschoolers to work on names and words this week with this family name cards activity.
Graphing Your Family
We have another graphing activity for your and your preschoolers looking at graphing your family to see how many boys and how many girls there are.
All About Me Snack Activity
Our snack is a Virtual Book Club for Kids Favourite we're making people Pizza's decorate them to match some of your family members.
Cardboard Tube Family Craft - Fantastic Fun & Learning
A fun craft to finish the week using cardboard tubes (if you have none why not just make some tubes with some cardstock or craft paper.
Family Themed Activities on Pinterest
Looking for more ideas - check out our Family Themed Activities over on Pinterest just click on the board below for more inspiration.
Family Themed Books for Preschoolers
Looking for more books to share with your preschooler for family theme then check out these books too.
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