Bells Are Ringing

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  1. Variety of bells
  2. Two cards
  3. Markers


  1. Acquire a variety of bells in all shapes and sizes, such as jingle bells in various sizes, cow bells, hotel desk bells, and so on.
  2. Write the word "loud" on one card and "soft" on the other card. Write the words as they sound write "loud" in wide uppercase letters, and write "soft" in small, close together, lowercase letters. This will cue non-readers as to what the words say.
  3. Ring each bell separately. Does it make a loud or soft sound? Ask the child to put the bell next to the card that describes its sound.


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees .
2. Cut hot dogs in half lengthwise to avoid choking hazard, and in half
widthwise to fit into the biscuits.
3. Separate the flaky biscuit layers (uncooked). Encourage the children to use
their fine motor skills to roll a layer of biscuit around their hot dog.
4. Place the rolled hot dogs on the cookie sheet. Place in the oven for
approximately 15 minutes.
5. Let cool and enjoy "pigs in a blanket" for snack.
More to do Gross Motor: As a gross motor activity, let each child have a turn rolling up in a
blanket (like the hot dog), and then unroll. This is a good motor and sensory

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