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Muffin a Disparu | Découverte

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This French animation takes children on a hunt through the backyard to find Muffin, a missing cat. Students will need to use their knowledge about counting by ones and twos, sorting by color, and patterns to reunite Muffin with her owner in time for dinner.

Two Days Away | Everyday Learning

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It’s exciting when a friend comes over to play! This animated poem teaches students about simple concepts of time like night vs. day; and today, tomorrow and yesterday; while our narrator waits for his friend to arrive.

¡Arte y más! Lesson 4

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Señora Alicia introduces the concept of counting from one to three (unodostres). In a movement section, she reviews previous commands and introduces the terms salta (jump) and paso (step). Susana and Señora Alicia review the word verde (green) and introduce the word rojo (red).

Clean-Up Time | Everyday Learning

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This stop motion animation teaches sorting and graphing skills by showing children how to clean up a very messy room. Children see toys sorted by color, type, and shape. Next, the results are graphed so that children can see how the number of each toy compares with the others.

¡Arte y más! Lesson 42

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Together we sing the “Hola” song, and then Sra. Alicia and Susana greet each other and sing the first verse and introduce the second verse of “Líneas,” which the students echo. Sra. Alicia introduces the Joan Miró painting “Lección de esquí” (“Ski Lesson”). She asks students to look for different types of lines in the painting and introduces the concept of shapes. As she points at a shape, she explains that a shape is the space enclosed by lines. We are further introduced to shapes by examining el cuadrado (the square) and el triángulo (the triangle). Finally, to review numbers, shapes, and sizes, Sra. Alicia sorts triangles and squares. The students are invited to count the large and small shapes. The lesson closes with the “Adios” song.

Tangrams | Everyday Learning

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Lots of familiar things can be made with the same simple shapes. This stop motion animation introduces tangrams to young students, while illustrating how shapes like triangles, rectangles, and parallelograms can create a variety of colorful animals.

¡Arte y más! Lesson 60

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After the ”Hola” song, Sra. Alicia and Susan greet each other and Ricitos de Oro. Susana asks Ricitos de Oro to sing her song. They invite students to listen while she sings. Sra. Alicia then invites students to play Veo, veo. ¿Qué veo? They review the sizes small, medium, and large by comparing chair sizes, bowl sizes, and bed sizes. Students join with Sra. Alicia in a counting activity, review numbers up to 20 by counting 19 bears and Ricitos de Oro (19+1=20). At the end if the lesson Sra. Alicia retells the story “Ricitos de Oro y Los Tres Osos” using simple sentences and hand movements. The lesson closes with the “Adios” song.

¡Arte y más! Lesson 56

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After the ”Hola” song, Sra. Alicia and Susan greet each other and reread the first half of the story of Ricitos de Oro y Los Tres Osos, illustrated by Missy Miller, then continue reading until the end. Of the book. Sra. Alicia reviews the events of the story to introduce the terms primero (first), después (after), luego (later, then), and final (at the end). We then join in a counting activity, counting 19 bears and introducing the number diecinueve (nineteen), Sra. Alicia invites students to count with her. At the end of the lesson Sra. Alicia walks like the three bears: papa, mama, and osito. She invites students to mimic her steps. Students are then invited to probar (try) with her the soup bowls of each bear. The lesson closes with the “Adios” song.

Muffin Is Missing | Everyday Learning

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This animation takes children on a hunt through the backyard to find Muffin, a missing cat. Students will need to use their knowledge about counting by ones and twos, sorting by color, and patterns to reunite Muffin with her owner in time for dinner.

¿Dónde está Magdalena?

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This Spanish animation takes children on a hunt through the backyard to find Magdalena, a missing cat. Students will need to use their knowledge about counting by ones and twos, sorting by color, and patterns to reunite Magdalena with her owner in time for dinner.

Shapes All Around Me | Everyday Learning

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This video from KET helps preschool students identify the shapes that surround them every day so that they can begin building a foundation for skills they will need in the future. Children often view shapes as play things like blocks and other toys. But being able to identify basic shapes and how they relate to each other is the foundation for understanding more complex geometrical and problem solving concepts.

How Many Birds? | Everyday Learning

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Follow three young bird watchers as they count how many birds they can find outside, in this video from the KET Everyday Math for Preschoolers collection. The bird watchers count how many cardinals, blue jays, and goldfinches they can find outside, then learn how to chart the results. 

¡Arte y más! Lesson 57

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The lesson opens with the ”Hola” song. Then, Ricitos de Oro visits the set and sings a song that tells the story of the three bears. Sra. Alicia and Ricitos de Oro introduce the personajes (characters) of the story. They also introduce the color rosado (pink). Students then participate in the color movement activity. In addition to doing the movements for the colors red, green, purple, orange, black, white, blue, and yellow, Sra. Alicia adds movements for brown and pink. At the end of the lesson Sra. Alicia shows the students Ricitos de Oro’s pink bows. To review the number diecinueve (nineteen) she invites students to count pink bows. The lesson closes with the “Adios” song.

¡Arte y más! Lesson 59

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After the ”Hola” song, Sra. Alicia and Susan greet each other and review the characters of “Ricitos de Oro y Los Tres Osos” by playing ¿Cómo se llama? Sra. Alicia retells the story using simple sentences and hand movements. She then introduces the number veinte (20) by counting 20 soup bowls. By counting the bowls, Sra. Alicia also reviews the sizes small, medium, and large. At the end of the lesson Sra. Alicia and Susana read an excerpt from the book Uno, dos, tres. ¡Dime quién es! by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy, retelling the story of “Ricitos de Oro.” The lesson closes with the “Adios” song.