Hot Air Balloons

Today’s Activities

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Listen

Listen to the “Noon Balloon,” by Margaret Wise Brown. Talk to your child about riding in a hot air balloon. If you could fly in a hot air balloon where would you go? What would everything look like? Who would you take with you?

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Writing

As you and your child talk about where they would go in the hot air balloon write down their words. When you are finished read what you wrote to your child.

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Create

What shapes do you see when you look at a hot air balloon? Use these directions to make a hot air balloon with your child and see.

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Watch!

How do hot air balloons work? How do they stay in the air? Watch this cool video to learn about hot air balloons.

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music

Listen to this great song. Ask your child how they would feel to fly in a hot air balloon high above the ground.

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Imagine

Float like a hot air balloon through the air. Can you float high? Can you float way down low? Where can you land? How high can you go up in the air?

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