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#962. "H" letter ideas

Reading/Writing, level: Elementary
Posted Thu Apr 8 12:48:56 PDT 1999 by Jan k/ne and the Early Childhood Ring (jblecha@genie.esu10.k12.ne.us).
Dudley Elementary,
Concepts Taught: "H" letter activities

H letter ideas

Letter H

H is for hen. Make a felt story from "Little Red Hen" book. Read the book.
Open discussion on issues of fairness at Circle Time. Teach facts about hens.
H is for hat. There are soooo many things to do here!! Make clown hats, crazy
hats, derby, fireman hats.....make or get as many patterns as possible and
just add a 'band' and staple. Don't forget silver paper for H. kisses hats:
very cute. BOOKS : Hats, Hats, Hats; "A Hat for Minerva Louise, "A Three Hat
Day' "The Hat" by Jan Brett. Visit her site at
www.janbrett.com
H is for hands. Trace and paint the nails or do a handpint project.
Horse - cut several from oak tag for crayon rubbings.
Don't forget hippos, hopping ,, hearts and use Hawaii and the hula for S.S.
Laurie
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I have just started making big books with my class. It takes a long
time, but in the end it is worth it! The first one we made was based on
a guided reading book titled A Home. The words went some thing like
this, A house can be big. A house can be small. ... But a home is the
house for a family.

I had the kids finish the sentence A house can be __________. I wrote
it on a piece of white adding machine tape in pencil. The kids finished
the sentence in pencil, then copied over all the words with their choice
of marker. I put those aside then we started on the pages.

The kids painted the backgrounds for each page on a large piece of
construction paper, Blue for the sky, green for grass. They had to
paint the entire piece of paper.

Next we used made houses out of different art mediums, water color,
crayon, construction paper, glyphs, etc.

I sat down with each child and all their pieces of the pages and guided
them in putting the pages together. They chose which house they wanted
to be glued to the page, and where to put it. Then I glued their
sentence to the bottom of the page.

The last things I did before it was bound was have a decorate the rest
of the page whole class time, and laminated the pages. I bound it all
together with chicken rings. It is the most popular book in the class
right now.

Melodie.k.ca
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The H is the homes one
Homes
Here is a house for a robin (open hand)
here is a hive for a bee(close hand)
here is a hole for a bunny (make a cirle with fingers)
Here is a home for me (gesture around)

H Activities: Have a hat day and let children wear their favorite hat. Ask
children what they notice about the hats and make a chart:
_____________(child's name) hat is ______________.

Make a hamburger graph that children choose plain or cheese or another graph
for ketchup , mustard, or plain.

Have a taste test and then make a yes or no graph using this question: Do you
like the taste of honey?

Make a class book about what makes you happy: I am happy
when____________________. Fill in the blank and illustrate the picture.

Have a hunt for h words in the hallways give children a clipboard and marker
and let one center group at a time go in the hallway with a parent or aid to
find h words on bulletin boards in your school. Children pick a recorder to
print and reporter to announce how many words they found.

Estimate how many times you can hop on your right foot and your left foot,
tally the amount, and figure out less, same, and more. Compare with the class.
Then play the oldie song "Let's Go To The Hop" by Danny and the Juniors(now
you know how old Mrs. Alphabet is, yes I am from the Flower Children
Generation.)

Interview 3 people and ask them this question: What is your favorite holiday?
Report your results to the class. Make a class graph.

Alphabetically Yours,
Mrs. Alphabet
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rom: jajohnson@netdirect.net (J Alvey)
To: farrm@aol.com (Newsletter)

We had a real cute snack sent in by a mom for a birthday treat today. She
took 2 vanilla wafers and put a choc. mint cookie in between with red icing on
one side and yellow icing on the other. They really did look like hamburgers
with catsup and mustard.
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*Hands
Ask the children to carefully trace one of their hands and cut out the
tracing. Have them write their names on the cutouts and keep them to attach
to and identify artwork throughout the year.

*Miniature Hats
Prepare hats for the class to decorate by melting Styrofoam cups in a 350
degree oven. Place the cups on a cookie sheet and set them in the oven for
30-60 seconds. (this goes very quick once it starts.) Have the children
decorate them by drawing on them with markers and by tying yard or ribbon
around them. Hang them from a tree branch for a display during H week.

*Hopping a Trail
Press down contact-paper foot shapes along a play area. Let the children hop
along the trail making the sound of H as they go.

*Horseshoes
Have the children play a game of horseshoes with plastic horseshoes.

*Happy Hamburgers
Provide each child with a small bun or biscuit, serve them a cooked
hamburger
patty and have them place the hamburger on the buns and give it a happy face
by decorating with cheese chunks, ketchup and mustard.

*Indian Headbands:
Fold a strip of cloth and measure it on your head. Mark the length that is
most comfortable for you. Attach velcro dots to the ends with a glue gun
(An
Adult should do this) Bands can be painted to created Indian symbols. Use
a
slender brush, and acrylic or poster paint.

*Houses
In the story The Big Orange Splot the main character convinces his
neighbors to use their imaginations to create the house of their dreams.
I've had my students draw the house of their dreams and then write about
it. Many of the children were extremely creative and all of the children
really enjoyed the activity.

*Another good book is called Build a House by Bryon. The text is
brief and the illustrations are bold. The children enjoy seeing the
stages of building a house. One year a father who was a carpenter spoke
to my class about building a house and then he built a birdhouse for them
to see.

*A House Is A House For Me is sold with the Dr. Seuss books. It has
a rhyming text which flows and shows children the different types of
homes found all over the world. Young children enjoy it and you can
discuss with them why some homes would be impractical in your area.

*"H" Makes Me Happy
H is for hair and H is for hand
(point to hair, then hand)
H is for heels on which we stand
(stand back on heels)
H is for houses here and there
(gesture to left, then to right)
H is for hats seen everywhere.
(stand hands on top of head)
H is for hearts and horses too,
(touch chest, then gallop in place)
H makes me happy, how about you?
(point to others)

*Learn about horses and how they have been used though out history

*Chocolate peanut butter horse chestnuts
Ingredients: 1/2 pound soft butter
1 1/4 pounds smooth peanut butter
1 1/2 pounds confectioners sugar
1 large package of chocolate chips
Procedure:
1.Mix the butter and peanut butter together until smooth
2. Add the confectioners sugar. (you may need to mix this by hand)
3. Roll the mixture into small balls (about 75)
4. Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler
5. Dip three-fourths of each ball into the chocolate.
6. Place the "horse chestnuts" on waxed paper to dry.
let the children make them, count them eat them enjoy them.

*HAIRY HARRY

What you need:
Styrofoam cup or paper cup (recycle) :)
scissors
construction paper
markers
glue
buttons (or cut them out of paper for young children)
potting soil
rye grass seed

Steps:
1. Have the children cut eyes, ears, mouths, nose, etc...out of
construction
paper and glue in place on their cup. Let them also use markers to color on
the cup. Let them use buttons to embellish or anything else you may have
lying around.

2. Have the children fill their cups about 2/3 full of potting soil. Then
plant the rye grass seeds in the soil. Place the cups in a sunny place and
water regularly.

3. Hairy Harry will begin to grow "hair" in about seven days.

* Make or have someone come in with a harp
Be a hopping hare
Make & decorate hamburgers with happy faces
Make hand prints with a washable ink pad
Talk about the idea of hard (vs. soft)
For a math activity measure the height of some objects
Make the clip-clop sound of the hooves of horses
Make headbands with the children--decorate them with hearts!
Sponge paint hearts on paper
Talk about & do hair activities with different kinds of hair

*Dance to the Hokey Pokey

* make Hats

* measure each child's Height

* have each child use a Hole puncher

* draw a large H on the carpet with tape and have the children hop along the
letter H

* play Hot potato

* play with hula hoops

* wear hula skirts and lays ~ have a hula party

* foods that start with H
Ham, hamburger, hash, hazelnuts, hoagie, honey, honeydew melon,hot
chocolate, hot dog, hot sauce

*Make hats and decorate them with feathers, glitter, etc. I had pictures of
different hats and the kids had to match them with the occupation. Coloring
books are a great source for different hat pictures.

*Houses - teepees - construction paper
igloos - small marshmallows and vanilla icing
apartment buildings - cereal boxes
talked about butterfly houses, bird houses, dog houses, bat houses

*honey - rolled bananas in honey and chocolate sprinkles and froze them for
an hour

*Hands - Ask the children to carefully trace one of their hands and cut out
the tracing. Have them write their names on the cutouts and keep them to
attach to and identify artwork throughout the year.

*H do a unit on homes - houses . You can do both homes for animals or people
and the many differences between them. For example homes for people...
tents,
houses, apartments, town homes, trailers etc...


*Do a unit on horses

*Musical Horses - put pictures of ponies on the back of chairs and play
musical chairs - play horse-like music or rodeo music

*Sing songs: Horsey, horsey don't you stop Just let your feet go
clippety-clop Your tail goes swish and the wheels go round Giddy up we're
homeward bound

* Say rhymes: Ride a cock horse To Banbury cross To see a fine lady Ride on
a
white horse Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes She shall have music
Wherever she goes Trot your horse to Boston Trot your horse to Lynn Trot
your
horse to Salem Home home again.

* Make horses out of cardboard boxes: Cut the bottom out of a box Cut
handles
on each side. Cut a head from more cardboard (side view) and glue on front.
Paint them with house paint before hand or have kids glue on big sheets of
construction paper. Decorate with ribbons or stickers and yarn for mane,
construction paper ears, buy big eyes from a craft store or make them from
black and white paper or felt. Then have kids hold horse at the side and
walk/run around while music plays or jump over simple jumps (the library
might have some tapes - or use William Tell's overture).

* Make horseshoes out of plastic or cardboard and toss them.

*Stick horses are fun to make. Draw a horse head outline add features staple
2 sides together , stuff with newspaper and add either a empty gift
wrapping
roll or a paper towel one will also work Then you can do all kinds of races.


* "H"
Make or have someone come in with a harp
Be a hopping hare
Make & decorate hamburgers with happy faces
Make handprints with a washable ink pad
Talk about the idea of hard (vs. soft)
For a math activity measure the height of some objects
Make the clip-clop sound of the hooves of horses
Make headbands with the children--decorate them with hearts!
Sponge paint hearts on paper
Talk about & do hair activities with different kinds of hair

* letter H

Dance to the Hokey Pokey

make Hats

measure each childs Height

have each child use a Hole puncher
draw a large H on the carpet with tape and have the children hop along the
letter H
play Hot potato
play with hula hoops
wear hula skirts and lays
have a hula party

foods that start with H

Ham, hamburger, hash, hazelnuts, hoagie, honey, honeydew melon,hot
chocolate, hot dog, hot sauce

* H do a unit on homes - houses . You can do both homes for animals or
people
and the many differences between them. For example homes for people...
tents,
houses, apartments, townhomes, trailers etc...
A good book for follow-up is A House is a House for Me.
* Here is a cute peom and fingerplay to help with the letter H:

If I Were a Horse
If I were a horse, I'd neigh, of course.
I'd run and jump and leap.
I'd have so much fun,
I'd never be done,
If I were a horse, of course.
If I were a horse I'd stay
All day in the meadow so lovely and green,
I'd eat and eat and still stay lean.
If I were a horse, of course.

Homes
Here is a house for a robin.
(open hand)
Here is a hive for a bee.
(close hand)
Here is a hole for a bunny.
(make a circle with fingers)
Here is a home for me.
(gesture around)


* Happy Hamburgers
Provide each child with a small bun or biscuit, serve them a cooked
hamburger
patty and have them place the hamburger on the buns and give it a happy
face
by decorating with cheese chunks, ketchup and mustard.

HAMBURGER - cookie
Another way to make a hamburger is with two vanilla wafers for the "bun",
a chocolate mint pattie for the "meat" , Assemble hamburger using a little
white frosting to represent the mayo, and coconut tinted green for the
lettuce.

Sandy
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H activites
read Hats. Make hats from newspaper and masking tape. For each child you
will
need
4 sheets of newspaper. Place the newspaper on the child's head in an X
formation
with 2 sheets front to back and 2 sheets side to side. Using tape, tape
around
the child's head to form the crown on the hat. Roll the edges of the
newspaper
to create different hats-- derby, baseball, floppy. staple the edges as
needed.
decorate as desired.

H song from Animal A to Z-- Hula Dancing Hippo from Hawaii

From: Shelby54@hotmail.com
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* Hat Project:
Send home a paper plate and bag of materials (pom poms, chenille sticks,
ribbon,
yarn, etc.) Have child and family create an original hat using these
materials
and/or anything they have at home. Have a hat parade.

* Cut hearts from wall paper, glue to cut out of letter H.

* Have children decorate a shoe box to look like their house

* Graph different types of homes children live in (apartment, trailer, house)

* Count how many times their heart beats in 15 seconds. Hop for 1 minute.
Count
the heartbeats again. Discuss what happened.

* Read: The Little Red Hen, Harold and the Purple Crayon, A House is a House
for
Me

* Trace hand, decorate it

* pre-cut hand shapes. Have children measure how many hands tall they are

* Vote and graph children's favorite holiday

Letter H part 2

Activity H
Use red construction paper and cut out a heart shape. On the heart print
both an upper and lower case "H". Let your child cut the heart into several
pieces. Then you will have a heart puzzle to put together. The pieces can be
stored in an envelope at your reading or writing center.

•Hands
Ask the children to carefully trace one of their hands and cut out the
racing. Have them
write their names
on the cutouts and keep them to attach to and identify artwork
throughout the year.

•Miniature Hats
Prepare hats for the class to decorate by melting Styrofoam cups in a
350 degree oven.
Place the cups on a
cookie sheet and set them in the oven for 30-60 seconds. (this goes very
quick once it
starts.) Have the
children
decorate them by drawing on them with markers and by tying yard or
ribbon around them.
Hang them
from a tree branch for a display during H week.

•Hopping a Trail
Press down contact-paper foot shapes along a play area. Let the children
hop along the
trail making the
sound of H as they go.

•Horseshoes
Have the children play a game of horseshoes with plastic horseshoes.

•Happy Hamburgers
Provide each child with a small bun or biscuit, serve them a cooked
hamburger patty and
have them place
the hamburger on the buns and give it a happy face by decorating with
cheese chunks,
ketchup and
mustard.

•Indian Headbands:
Fold a strip of cloth and measure it on your head. Mark the length that
is most
comfortable for you.
Attach Velcro dots to the ends with a glue gun (An Adult should do this)
Bands can be
painted to created
Indian symbols. Use a slender brush, and acrylic or poster paint.

•Houses
In the story The Big Orange Spot the main character convinces his
neighbors to use their
imaginations to
create the house of their dreams. I've had my students draw the house
of their dreams
and then write
about
it. Many of the children were extremely creative and all of the
children really enjoyed
the activity.

•Another good book is called Build a House by Bryon. The text is brief
and the
illustrations are bold.
The children enjoy seeing the stages of building a house. One year a
father who was a
carpenter spoke
to my class about building a house and then he built a birdhouse for
them to see.

•A House Is A House For Me is sold with the Dr. Seuss books. It has a
rhyming text
which flows and
shows children the different types of homes found all over the world.
Young children
enjoy it and you can
discuss with them why some homes would be impractical in your area.

•"H" Makes Me Happy
H is for hair and H is for hand (point to hair, then hand)
H is for heels on which we stand (stand back on heels)
H is for houses here and there (gesture to left, then to right)
H is for hats seen everywhere. (stand hands on top of head)
H is for hearts and horses too, (touch chest, then gallop in place)
H makes me happy, how about you? (point to others)



•Learn about horses and how they have been used though out history

•Chocolate peanut butter horse chestnuts
Ingredients: 1/2 pound soft butter
1 1/4 pounds smooth peanut butter
1 1/2 pounds confectioners sugar
1 large package of chocolate chips
Procedure:
1.Mix the butter and peanut butter together until smooth
2. Add the confectioners sugar. (you may need to mix this by
hand)
3. Roll the mixture into small balls (about 75)
4. Melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler
5. Dip three-fourths of each ball into the chocolate.
6. Place the "horse chestnuts" on waxed paper to dry.
Let the children make them, count them eat them enjoy them.

•HAIRY HARRY
What you need:
Styrofoam cup or paper cup (recycle) :)
scissors
construction paper
markers
glue
buttons (or cut them out of paper for young children)
potting soil
rye grass seed

Steps:

1. Have the children cut eyes, ears, mouths, nose, etc...out of
construction paper and
glue in place on
their cup. Let them also use markers to color on the cup. Let them
use buttons to
embellish or
anything else you may have lying around.
2. Have the children fill their cups about 2/3 full of potting soil.
Then plant the
rye grass seeds in the
soil. Place the cups in a sunny place and water regularly.
3. Hairy Harry will begin to grow "hair" in about seven days.

•Dance to the Hokey Pokey

• make Hats

• measure each child's Height

• have each child use a Hole puncher

• draw a large H on the carpet with tape and have the children hop along
the letter H

• play Hot potato

• play with hula hoops

• wear hula skirts and lays ~ have a hula party



• foods that start with H
Ham, hamburger, hash, hazelnuts, hoagie, honey, honeydew melon,hot
chocolate, hot dog,
hot sauce

•Make hats and decorate them with feathers, glitter, etc.

•Houses - teepees - construction paper
igloos - small marshmallows and vanilla icing
apartment buildings - cereal boxes
talked about butterfly houses, bird houses, dog houses, bat houses

•honey - rolled bananas in honey and chocolate sprinkles and froze them
for an hour

•Hands - Ask the children to carefully trace one of their hands and cut
out the tracing.
Have them write
their names on the cutouts and keep them to attach to and identify
artwork throughout
the year.

•H do a unit on homes - houses . You can do both homes for animals or
people and the
many differences
between them. For example homes for people... tents, houses, apartments,
town homes,
trailers etc...

•Do a unit on horses

•Musical Horses - put pictures of ponies on the back of chairs and play
musical chairs -
play horse-like
music or rodeo music

• Make horses out of cardboard boxes: Cut the bottom out of a box Cut
handles on each
side. Cut a head
from more cardboard (side view) and glue on front. Paint them with
house paint before
hand or have
kids glue on big sheets of construction paper. Decorate with ribbons or
stickers and
yarn for mane,
construction paper ears, buy big eyes from a craft store or make them
from black and
white paper or felt.
Then have kids hold horse at the side and walk/run around while music
plays or jump over
simple jumps
(the library might have some tapes - or use William Tell's overture).

• Make horseshoes out of plastic or cardboard and toss them.

•Stick horses are fun to make. Draw a horse head outline add features
staple 2 sides
together , stuff with
newspaper and add either a empty gift wrapping roll or a paper towel
one will also work
Then you can do
all kinds of races.

•Hand Puppets
1.Fill colored disposable rubber gloves with water and tie them, to
make hand puppets.
2. Freeze one of the puppets overnight to see what happens. In the
morning take the
glove of to
investigate.
3.Do a hand print in "Salt Clay".
-Mix 1 1/2 cups of salt
4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups water
When dough forms a ball around the spoon. knead the dough well,
adding water if
it is to
crumbly. Set the oven at 150 degrees Celsius and bake until hard
(keep an eye on
it in the oven).
This when cool can be painted with paint and decorated if wanted.
4.Draw around the hand of the child on paper a number of times to make
a pattern. Older
children could
do this for themselves.
5.Make a hand print painting.
6. Finger paint with different types of paint.
7.Draw faces on the children's finger to make puppets.
8.cut of the finger of rubber gloves and turn these into finger
puppets.
9.Finger Rhyme: Open Shut Them
Open, shut them,open shut them, (open and shut finger on both
hands)
Give a little clap, (give a clap)
Open, shut them, Open, shut them,(repeat line 1)
Lay the in your lap. ( put your hands in your lap)

Creep them, creep them, creep them, (creep your finger up your
chest)
Right up to your chin,
Open wide your little mouth,
But do not pop them in.
** Basically follow the rhymes instructions.**

Falling, falling, falling, falling,
Almost to the ground
Quickly raise them up again
And roll them round and round.

10.Song/Finger Rhyme "Two Fat Gentle men"

11.Song/Finger Rhyme "One Day a Hand Went Walking"

12.Song/Finger Rhyme "Where is Thumbkin?"

13.Making hand shadows on the wall.

14.Hand story. Draw round an adult hand and use the shape to tell a
story.

H: hopscotch: use chalk to mark an area outdoors or masking tape indoors
and let children be challenged as they hop along
on one foot and then on two.

Kim
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Mystery Box: Students might find a hat, a miniature house, or for goofy
fun, a hot dog.

Hat: Display a large hat in your classroom and let students bring in
things that start with Hh to place in the hat.

Community Helpers: I have this unit at this time to go with my collection
of hats, ie, nurse, doctor, firemen, baker, etc.

Little Hat action poem:
(Have students perform a new action each time they recite the verse)
I had a funny little hat.
My little hat was red.
My hat could make me (fly around)
When it was on my head.
Replace the action words in line three with jump around, skip around, run
around, dance around, etc.

Grow Silly Hair:
Fill a cup with potting soil and sprinkle grass seed in the cup and then
water. Have students design a face for their cup and glue to container.
It's fun to occasionally "cut" the silly hair!!!

Class Book:
Use copy machine to make a copy of each child's hands. Write "My hands
can......." across bottom of page and child fills in the rest. Good
home-school connection activitiy!

Hula Hoops:
Place hoop on floor and let kids roll a ball into hoop! Ball must stay in
hoop. Good "inclement" weather game for inside. Our p.e. teacher has a
unit on hula hoops--it's really a sight to look out on the blacktop
playground and see all the hoop (& kids) going round and round and
round.......

Horses:
Gallop like horses, while making horse sounds--I have a record that has
been passed down for generations of teachers that has motor activities with
galloping sound on it. It is priceless!

Harmonica:
Let kids bring harmonicas to school. I know a gentleman in our town who
plays the harmonica and he always comes and puts on a SHOW for us. He is
very talented and the kids love it!

Heart:
Show students how to cut out hearts. Let them listen to their hearts while
standing and after running in place for a few minutes. (Our school nurse
got all kindergarten teachers a kit from the Heart Association with
stethoscopes in it--they are very useful!)

Height:
Measure each child's height. Let them take it home to share with parents.
I do this twice a year to let parents know how much their child has grown.

Graph homes:
Do you live in a brick home, a mobile home, an apartment, etc.

Misc. Activities:
Teach the bunny hop, teach kids to play hopscotch, do the Hokey Pokey,
anything Hot, teach Hot Dog/Hamburger folds

Books:
The House That Jack Built by Rodney Peppe
The Little Red Hen by Paul Gaaldone
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Va
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*hotdogs, hands
*check out H Bag: hankerchief, plastic hand, heart, toy hamburger, horse,
hanger, handcuffs, headband
*have students raise both hands and let students take turns counting the hands
*eat hotdogs, hamburgers, ham sandwiches
*trace their hands
*play Letter Detective
*glue pictures onto posterboard to make H poster: hearts, hooks, hose,
hamburgers, hangers, hotdogs, horses, hands
*make a big circle with a garden hose and put objects into the circle that
begin with /h/ and things that don't. Have students name the objects as you
take them out of the circle. Allow students to identify objects that begin
with /h/ and place them back in the circle. (helicopter, hair spray, hangers,
hammer, hairbow, headband, handle, helmet, honey, horn, handcuffs, hat,
harmonica, hay, hatchet, hazelnut, headphones)
*have students draw pictures of their home
*give students pictures that begin with /h/ cut in half. Have them match up
the halves and glue them onto paper.
*brainstorm a list of H words
*read Hansel and Gretal