The Mitten

This week your child is learning the words wool, knit, burrowed, and prickles. Talk about the words with your child. The words come from the book, The Mitten. 

Watch the video of the book together and talk about the new words.

A wooly sheep

A wooly sheep

Wool is from sheep and is used to make wool thread, wool cloth, and wool clothes and blankets.

Knit

Knit

Knit – make (a garment, blanket, etc.) by interlocking loops of wool or other yarn with knitting needles or on a machine.

Burrow

Burrow

Burrow – A burrow is a hole or tunnel dug by a small animal, especially a rabbit, as a dwelling. A tunnel can be burrowed by a groundhog.

prickles-hedgehog

Hedgehog with prickly spines

Prickles are sharp needles or thorns on bushes, cactus, plants or animals. Prickles will poke your finger!

Congratulations, you are helping your child grow a large vocabulary!