This fun summertime unit consists of two themes: Sea Animals "Heyvaanaat-e Daryaaee" and the Seaside "Kenaar Daryaa".
Our Sea Life Songs Handout shares some of the songs we sing at Circle Time during this quarter that help the kids learn about the sea animals. You can learn great facts about the animals in our Sea Life Trivia book, also available below. Do you know which sea animal changes color to protect itself? Test your sea life trivia!
A Sea Unit is not complete without learning about boats! The Sea Life Songs Handout also has the Persian translation to Row, Row, Row Your Boat "Paaroo, Paaroo, Paaroo Bezan". And attached below you'll also see the lyrics to another boat song, the Persian classic "Dar Maseer-e Aab" (Nasser Nazar's cd on iTunes (Song #16).
A few of our favorite books this quarter are "I Am the Biggest Thing in the Ocean" and "Where Is Baby's Ball?" both of which have Persian translations available in our bookstore.
There are a few classic Persian songs about balls "Toop-e Sefeedam" (Nasser Nazar's cd on iTunes (Song #17) and the one of the favorite children Persian songs of all time "Ye Toop Daaram Ghelghelee'e" uploaded below in the Toop Songs Handout.
Finally, the best way to learn about animals is seeing them in person. Find the nearest aquarium near you and take along our "Trip to the Aquarium" vocabulary guide below. Check off each sea animal you find! In Seatte area, you'll love the Seattle Aquarium.