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This month we will continue working on pre-math, pre-reading, pre-writing and social skills.
We will be reading and doing activities around the books; Red Ripe Strawberry, Going on a Bear Hunt, A Color of his Own.
We will also be creating a “Robot Building Lab”! Please send cleaned recyclables that may be used for this activity.
Boxes, milk jugs, tin foil scraps, colored paper, bottle caps, twisty ties, etc.
DATES to REMEMBER
May 24 – no school
May 28 – no school
May 30 – last Day of school
Watch for information about an end of year party!
It will be on May 30th at 10:00 and 1:00.
Assuming the snow melts and we have spring weather… we will explore many spring topics. We will study the author Eric Carle and do several activities based on his books. We will discuss and do activities around Earth Day. We will also continue to work on social emotional development and preschool skills: sharing, taking turns, cooperative play, identifying emotions, etc.
We will continue our work toward IEP goals and curriculum based goals. For our friends headed off to Kindergarten in the Fall, we will begin conversations about going to Kindergarten. Teacher from Elementary schools will visit our classroom, and if you would like we can arrange for you to tour and meet the staff at your neighborhood school.
Good bye, snow
Good bye, sled
Good bye, winter
Good bye, winter
HELLO – Spring!
Dates to know:
Last day of preschool is May 30
This month we will start with a discussion of Dr. Seuss and do activities related to his books. We will then move into discussions of rainbows.
We will continue working on individual goals, Handwriting Without Tears, pre-math/pre-reading, science and social studies.
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue don’t forget the purple too. Rainbow colors for me and you!
DATES to know:
March 26-April 2: Spring Break
This month we will explore several topics; letters, hearts, friends and Olympics.
We will read many books including; Where the Wild Things Are, Who Has These Feet?, Abiyoyo, and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.
We will continue working on counting, letters, patterning, imitating, writing, etc.
A wonderful surprise arrived in the mail from the author of the Pout Pout Fish. She saw our class newsletter on the web and sent a gift for our class. Watch your child’s back pack for a book mark!
DATES to Know:
Feb. 2: Ground Hog Day
Feb. 14: Valentine’s Day
Feb. 19: President’s Day – NO SCHOOL
March 26-April 2: Spring Break NO SCHOOL
Click here to see the district calendar.
This month, January, we will be exploring snow, polar bears, fish, and winter. We will be reading several winterish books, including The Pout Pout Fish, Polar Bear Polar Bear What do you Hear and others. We will also be doing many art projects related to the books we read.
DATES to remember:
January 15 – no school
January 18 – no school for PM classes
For the remainder of the school year I will be sending newsletters via email. Please send me an email @ firstname.lastname@example.org to insure I have your contact information. Thank you!
I’m a Little Snowman
I’m a little snowman short and fat. Here is my scarf and here is my hat. When the snow is falling come and play. Build a snowman every day.
(Sung to: “I’m a Little Teapot”)