We begin our kindergarten year with Alphabet Bootcamp! We start off reading Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, and we closely look at all of the letters. The kids learn that letters make sounds! Then our classroom mascot, our special unicorn, stops by with a surprise!
She brings magic letter beans (Trolls' Cereal) in a treasure chest. She whispers a magical spell in my ear that the kids repeat, "Boppity boo! Dippity detters! We are ready to learn our letters!" The kids hold their hands out and wiggle their fingers. At the end of the spell, I shake the treasure chest all over the place, shouting, "It's working! It's working!" The kids go wild!!!! I ask our unicorn to make them stop shaking, and she does. Shew! Then I place one magic bean in each child's hand. I ask them to put the bean on their tongues and not to bite it. As it dissolves, I start to wiggle my body. "I feel the magic!!! Do you feel it?! I'm ready to learn letters now!!!" The kids react the same way!
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Anchor Chart
From then on, the kids are hooked; they remind me of the magic letter beans working often! For the first 26 days of school, we look at our Chicka Chicka anchor chart to find the letter of the day.
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