TODDLER TALES

 

Hello everyone!  The toddlers are kicking off the New Year with learning about geographical places, exploring continents and the animals that live on these continents.  We will be discussing our planets and how they are similar and different.  We will also be working on opposites and will be reading books at circle time about this.  We will introduce diversity and embracing and celebrating our differences.  For Martin Luther King Day, we will highlight the beauty of diversity and the very special dream he had of uniting all people along lines of differences, similarities, hope and purpose.  We will help the children learn about this through books, arts and crafts, and photos.

 

As we move into February, we will read about Ground Hog Day and Puxtatawny Phil.  For Valentines Day, the children will be doing "I Love You" crafts and having fun at a class Valentine's Day party where they will enjoy cupcakes that they helped mix and bake!  Following this will be President's Day and some fun projects.  To cap off the month, we will celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year!

 

A Happy and Health New Year to all!

 

Toddler teachers:

Ms. Sharon and Ms. Connie                              

                               

 

 

 

 

                     

 

WE HAVE SLOTS OPEN IN OUR PRE-SCHOOL ROOM (3 YEAR OLDS) AND OUR PRE-K ROOM (4 YEAR OLDS)!

 

ENROLL TODAY!    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESCHOOL (3 year olds)

 

 

The preschool class have two very busy months ahead of them!

 

During the month of January, we will work on Letters J through M.  For the letter J, the children will learn about jungles and what animals live there!  We will also be having a taste-testing Jelly Bean Day!  For letter K, we will make a paperplate Kangaroo and read Joey(the Kangaroo) Ran Away.  Letter L will bring us Lady Bug crafts, Lions, and Lizards.  We have a fun finger painting ladybug craft as well.  For Letter M, we will focus on Monkeys, Mice, and Moose.  We will read, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, If you Give a Moose a Muffin, and Five Monkeys Jumping on the Bed. 

 

The first week in February will lead the children into focusing on numbers and the Letter N.  Each day the children will make a number buddy!  The following week we will be doing projects for Valentine's Day such as paper hershey kisses, hearts, and we will have a party.  For letter O, the children will start to learn about opposites.  We also will make owls and paint with orange paint.  For the last week of the month, we will introduce the Letter P.  Penquin and Polar Bear projects...hurray!  If we have time, we may even learn about planets!  

 

Teachers:

Ms. Jane and Mr. Ryan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRE-K Room (4-5 year olds)

 

We have been very busy in our classroom planning the next couple of months of projects and activities.  We will be starting off the New Year by working on the letter W:  wagon, weather, watermelon, winter theme.  Our classroom will turn into a winter wonderland with snowmen, snowflakes, and polar bears!

 

Letter J finds us learning about jelly fish and jelly.  Letter G will bring us giraffes, gumballs, grapes and gold fish.

 

Moving into February we will introduce the letter V:  valentines, volcanoes, vase.

Cooking projects are planned for both months and we will also be having a special snack for each letter.  We learn about each of these letters through books, arts and crafts, and writing excersizes.  We are excited to hang our arts and crafts projects around the room! 

 

We will be starting our journals on January 8.  Journal writing consists of me asking the children what they have done in the morning or on the weekend and as they tell me, I write how they say it and they draw a picture pertaining to what is written.  These journals are then given to them completed at our Child Recognition Day in June.  This activity reinforces pre-reading skills, as well as encouraging fine motor skills through writing and coloring, and it also enhances memory skills.

 

Looking ahead to March, we will be exploring a whole week of science!

 

Teacher:

Ms. Renee 

 

 

                                                                                                      

 

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