Reminders

  • If you have not yet turned in your child’s update emergency card it is very important that you send it back ASAP.  In case of an emergency the school needs to have the most updated information.
  • Field trip permissions slips for trick or treating are due on Friday, October, 27th.

 

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Newsletter for the week of October 9th

 

PEEK AT THE WEEK

  • This week we worked on the core vocab word “not.” We practiced using the word “not” by sorting animals that would and would not make good pets and by talking about foods we like and do not like
  • We continued our pet theme this week by talking about hard and soft animals (ex: turtles have hard shells, dogs have soft fur), we read a book about dogs and made a chart about what they can do, what they have, and what they are, we also did an art project where we made a cat out of rectangles, and we read a story about pet day at school and talked about the different characteristics of animals
  • We continued letter of the week by listening to letter “B” songs, reading books about things that start with the letter “B”, using bingo markers to outline the letter, and continuing our letter book by painting butterflies
  • The children practiced recognizing the first letters in their name with our interactive class book and by decorating the first letter of the names with Halloween stickers
  • We have been learning about the color blue the last two weeks so we finger painted with blue paint, read an interactive color blue story, listened to songs about the color blue, and talked about things that are blue in the classroom
  • We started singing Halloween songs and reading Halloween stories including Five Monkeys Go Trick or Treating

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • October 17th – Picture Day
  • October 18th – Late Start
  • October 26th – Book Fair shopping @ 3:00

 

PICTURES OF THE WEEK

Newsletter for the Week of October 2nd

PEEK AT THE WEEK

  • This week we worked on the core vocab word “stop.” We practiced using the word “stop” by dancing until Miss Ashley says “stop”, driving a toy car until we reached a stop sign, shaking bells until Miss Ashley says “stop” and playing stop/go (red light/green light)
  • We started our new monthly theme which is pets. We will learn which animals make good pets and how people take care of their pets.
  • We started letter of the week by listening to letter “A” songs, reading books about things that start with the letter “A”, using bingo markers to outline the letter, and starting our letter book by marble painting an acorn, but instead of using marbles we used acorns we found on the playground
  • The children practiced shape recognition by making a shape puppy
  • We made a graph of pets we wished we had at home
  • The students practiced counting and number recognition with an interactive counting book filled with pets and by rolling a die to see how many spots to draw on a dog
  • We read a story about taking care of pets and listed all of the different chores related to having different animals as pets
  • The children drew in their journals

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • October 13th – ½ day Dismissal at 11:45
  • October 17th – Picture Day
  • October 18th – Late Start

 

PICTURES OF THE WEEK

Newsletter for the week of September 25th

PEEK AT THE WEEK

  • This week we worked on the core vocab word “more.” We practiced using the word “more” by requesting more food at snack time and requesting Miss Ashley to blow more bubbles.  We also talked about which foods and drinks we like more
  • We continued to learn about being a kind friend and sharing
  • The children listened to the story, “Have you Filled a Bucket Today” then made a bucket craft and wrote about how they can fill someone’s bucket
  • We practiced recognizing the first letter of our names with our class book
  • The students drew in their journals
  • We worked on building stamina during read to self time
  • The children practiced counting and number recognition with our 5 Little Monkeys cookie sheet game
  • We had a pizza party with Mrs. Gallery (speech therapist) and Ms. Staci (OT) during which we practiced requesting more pizza and made lemonade!
  • We had a practice tornado drill
  • The students played outside on the playground

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • October 6th – Bingo for books! Doors open at 6:15
  • October 13th – ½ day Dismissal at 11:45
  • October 17th – Picture Day
  • October 18th – Late Start

HELP WANTED

We are in need of disinfectant wipes to clean our toys.

If  you could make a donation it would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance!!

 

PICTURES OF THE WEEK

 

 

Newsletter for the Week of September 18th

PEEK AT THE WEEK

  • This week we worked on the core vocab word “want.” We practiced using the word “want” by requesting colored bean bags we’d like to toss, songs we’d like to hear, and hats we’d like to wear
  • We continued to learn about being a kind friend and sharing
  • The children listened to a story about sharing and then we talked about the different things we can share in the classroom
  • We practiced recognizing the first letter of our names with our class book and then we searched for the letters in our sensory bin and made the letter sounds when we found them
  • The students drew in their journals
  • We worked on building stamina during read to self time
  • The children wrote about how they can be a good friend
  • We celebrated Mrs. Kim’s birthday by making a friendship cake. We all helped make the cake by pouring and stirring the ingredients together.  Each student made a bowl of different colored batter and we swirled the colors together to make a colorful cake! We talking about mixing colors to make new ones, how we need to measure our ingredients to make sure the cake tastes right, and being safe around the hot oven
  • The children worked on their fine motor skills with puzzle and blocks

 

Reminders

Please send in emergency cards and green lunch forms as soon as possible.

Thanks!

 

PICTURES OF THE WEEK

 

Newsletter for the Week of September 11th

PEEK AT THE WEEK

  • We continued practicing the core vocab word “go” with all sorts of activities including hide and go seek and red light, green light (go, stop)
  • The students listened to the story “Rainbow Fish” and then we talked about how sharing makes everyone happy
  • The children made their own rainbow fish and everyone got a shiny scale
  • We made our learning plans for the new school year
  • The children drew in their new journals for the first time
  • We worked on our fine motor skills with puzzles and button and peg jars
  • We practiced counting with our interactive counting story and number recognition with our number puzzle and sensory bin
  • The children played outside on the playground

 

PICTURES OF THE WEEK

Newsletter for the Week of September 5th

Welcome Back!

I hope everyone had a wonderful summer! We have jumped right back into our routine as if we never left. 🙂 We have a mix of preschool and kindergarten students again this year.  As of now we have six students all who were with me last year as well.

 

Specials Schedule

Monday – Music @ 9:50

Tuesday – PE @ 12:00

Wednesday – Music @ 12:00, PE @ 12:50

Thursday – PE @ 12:00

Friday – Art @ 12:00

 

PEEK AT THE WEEK

  • This week worked on getting back into the swing of things
  • We read an interactive book of Wheels on the Bus
  • Practice counting objects and matching numbers with school themed items
  • Dug through our dry bean sensory bin to find the pieces to a number puzzle. We worked together to finish the puzzle
  • Went out to the playground
  • Decorated the first letter of our names with bingo markers
  • Read a story called “I Can Be a Friend” and made a chart about things good friends do
  • Practiced core vocab “go”
  • Read “Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes”
  • The students love to watch the book as well on Youtube… Here is the link to our favorite retelling: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z00IY74qiPE&t=369s
  • Had gross motor time in the classroom with the slide, tunnel, trampoline, and rocking horse
  • Worked on book handling skills during Daily 5

Upcoming Events

Open House Thursday, September 14th 6 – 7:30

 

 

 

PICTURES OF THE WEEK