Monday, September 9, 2013

Week of September 9

This week we are continuing our studies in the areas of Community Helpers, nutrition, and Safety.  This is truly such a fun unit.

I am looking for a dentist to come in and talk to the kids.  If you know of someone who does presentations like this, please let me know!

Here is what we are up to this week:
Theme: Safety
Social Studies: Community Helpers
Letter: S
Math: Patterns, #2
Science:  Nutrition
Shape: Circle
Color: Red

Centers this week:
Math:  Counting and shapes, #2
Fine Motor/Art:  Circle Monsters, Red Collage, Finding the Circles
Dramatic Play: Grocery Store
Literacy:  Letter S sounds and book

Other activities this week:
Block Play
Writing our names
Writing Letter S
My Healthy Plate
Stop and Go Foods
Popcorn Husks
Music with Miss Mary
Library time
Show and Tell

Our stories this week are:
Sammy's Silly Sandwich
Llama Llama Shares
Little Racoon Catches a Cold

The Wheels on the Bus
Down by the Station.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Week of September 3

Thanks to everyone for being so understanding and flexible with our sudden "heat day" from school!

Here is what we are up to this week:

Literacy:  letter M
Math:  Sorting/graphing.  #1
Science:  Healthy Foods
Social Studies:  Community Helpers

In centers we are doing:
Math:  Sorting and Graphing Gummy Bears, #1, circles
art:  Painting, collage
Literacy:  Letter M
Fine Motor:  Cutting, writing M, writing names
Dramatic Play:  Community Play Mat

This week we also start having Foundation Music School come to teach us.  Miss Mary came last year, and will be coming 2 times a month this year.  We are so lucky to have them, and hope that your child really enjoys it!