Here's the entire lesson plan for the Letter B:
Craft: Make a "B" Bumblebee (source)
This bumblebee craft is fairly self-explanatory. Follow the link for detailed instructions.
I copied the suggestion of Mama Tully and began collecting our Letter of the Week crafts in a three-ring binder for Tory (and someday, Aden) to flip through.
Eat: Banana Bread
It seems like I always have ripened bananas on the counter and Tory loves to bake, so making banana bread is a no-brainer in our house. Tory and I bake in the kitchen together at least once a week, so our conversation over the mixing bowl on this day included making the "ba" sound for banana bread. One of my favorite banana bread recipes is Buttermilk Blueberry Banana Bread (muffins - because we always make ours into muffins; easier for little hands to eat). The buttermilk keeps the banana bread light and fluffy. I like to toss my blueberries in the flour mixture before mixing the wet and dry ingredients together so the blueberries don't sink to the bottom of the batter. Recommend.
Read: Books we read together: Lila Leapfrog's Ballet Jitters, Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See and Alphabet Under Construction.
Play: Stringing Beads
I bought these Melissa & Doug Stringing Beads a while back to help Tory's hand/eye coordination when I noticed her little friends were far better at those lace activities than she was. Tory likes making "necklaces" with these, so we did this activity together one morning. I just love Melissa & Doug products and this one's no different. Tory's gotten so much better at threading these beads (and working closely with her hands) thanks to this little activity.