Animal Themed Morning Basket

Our morning baskets have been perfect the past few months so we our going to continue with the same “plan” for November and just change the theme to incorporate some animal resources. I know you were probably expecting me to say Thanksgiving, I was planning on doing that but, at the last minute Emily asked for a veterinarian unit and to learn more about animals. Following her lead is my number one goal so an animal based morning basket it is this month! If you would like more Thanksgiving morning basket ideas you can find our basket from last year here.

We will begin our morning time while Emily is eating breakfast. Everyday we start with our morning menu, calendar time will be done everyday and we will loop through poetry, art, and music. We will then do bible or devotion. Next, I will read from a fairy tale, folktale, myth, or legend because I wanted to incorporate more of these into our homeschool. I will also read aloud one to two chapters form a current read aloud. Then, Emily will choose one picture book everyday for us to read so I can be sure we are reading a great picture book daily. Mad Libs were the one thing she asked for us to incorporate more of, so we will be doing those everyday. We will be continuing with a journal everyday as well. The last things we will do is play a game and do either a mindfulness activity or some kind of movement. As always I will have a few hands-on thing available for her while I am reading aloud.

November’s Morning Basket Choices…

Morning Menu:
Calendar Time
Poem of the Month from Learning through Literature
Simply Charlotte Mason Picture Study: Leonardo da Vinci
SQUILT Monthly Listening Calendar

Bible or Devotional:
Five Minute Devotions for Children
More Five Minute Devotions for Children

Fairy Tale, Folktale, Myth, or Legend:
James Herriot’s Treasury for Children
The Barefoot Book of Animal Tales Around the World
A World Full of Animal Stories

Read Aloud:
The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Picture Books:
National Geographic Kids Readers

Mad Libs:
Mad About Animals Madlibs

Kids Big Life Journal (Second Edition)

Animal Trivia Book
Spot It Jr! Animals
Brain Box Animals
Guess in 10 Animal Planet

Mindfulness or Movement:
Mindful Kids Cards
Cosmic Kids Yoga

Hands-On Quiet Activities:
Drawing Animals
Animal Crossword Puzzle
Animal Mom & Baby Puzzles
At the Zoo Puzzle
Modeling Clay Animals
Jumbo Animal Coloring Pad
Paint with Water Animals
Sticker by Number Pet & Zoo
Sticker Activity Animal Friends & In the Wild

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Do you have an animal lover in your homeschool? Then this animal themed morning basket is going to be full of resources they will LOVE!

One Comment

  1. Thanks for including the listening calendar! I want littles again! Your morning basket looks like such fun!

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