It has been a few weeks since we left off at Letter F but I am back with this week’s Along the Alphabet Path studies which is all about letter G! If you are unaware of what the Along the Alphabet Path is go to THIS post to read all about it.
Letter G is for Gorse Fairy and Saint George
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As usual, we started off with reading the Along the Alphabet Path story and oral narration. After reading the Alphabet Path story, we listened to the Alphabet Fairy music while the kids painted their Gorse fairy pictures. You can get the Flower Fairies Alphabet coloring book on Amazon or you may have some luck Googling the Gorse fairy image. I highly recommend printing on cardstock if you plan on painting them so the paper doesn’t get too soggy.
We also learned a couple of facts using my flower facts card about gorse flowers.
The week’s featured saint is Saint George! We said a prayer to Saint George and kept his prayer card out so we could see it throughout the week. Then they colored a cool stained-glass picture of Saint George. You can get the coloring page we used here. Unfortunately due to covering from illnesses, I didn’t take any photos.
Both the Saint George prayer cards and Gorse Flower Fact cards are available to download for free.
The read alouds for letter G:
Loyola Book of Saints:
-Blessed Fra Angelico
-Blessed Frederic Ozanman
– St. Francis of Assisi
-St. Frances of Rome
A Catholic Child’s Book of Illustrated Saints:
-St. Maria Goretti
-St. Gertrude the Great
Children’s Book of Virtues:
– Saint George and the Dragon
– God make my life a little light
– George Washington and the Cherry tree
Children book of Heroes:
– David and Goliath
Children’s Book of Home and Family
– The Golden Windows
– The Golden Touch
– Grandmother’s Table
Children’s Book of Faith:
-What God Hath Promised
The author for letter G: Paul Galdone
Paul Galdone is a beloved children’s illustrator. He has illustrated hundreds of books that are timeless children’s favorites. You can read a short autobiography on his website HERE.
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