PreKindergarten Newsletter: February 24-28, 2020

February 24-28, 2020

Dear PreKindergarten Families: This week we finished up our Personal Safety Lessons, our friendship activities, writing the letter Q,q, work on numbers, shapes and counting.

Homework: Please keep reading and please have your child practice zipping his/her coat. Spelling their full name and reciting their birthdate would be beneficial to them also.

These are the skills we have been practicing this week:

Arts & Crafts Dramatic Play Story/Lesson Blocks & Building
Teacher- led Skills practice: drawing a picture of our favorite classic story

Coloring and cutting Praying hands for Lent

 

 

Exploration:  Watercolor mixing

ABC Art

Valentine Mail Room

Puppets

The Mitten, Bears and Three Little Kittens/flannel board

Princess game

Valentine Game

What’s Missing (Q) game

Personal Safety lessons #11: Learning the Touching

Rule #12: Learning the Safety steps

Ash Wednesday

 

 

 

Wooden block play

Widgets

Foam blocks

Building with cups and sticks

 

Language & Literacy Library/Listening Center Math & Manipulatives Music & Movement
Listening to a variety of stories

Letter of the week: Q: sound/alpha/writing the upper and lower case, sign language

Beginning letter sounds game

Matching upper/lower alpha

Writing names

Journal writing

Stringing the alphabet

Forming letters with floam

Matching rhyming words

ABC bingo

Library with Mrs. Smith

 

Love

Feelings

Valentines Day

Friendship

 

Listening: Pinkalicious and Purplicious

Puzzles

Calendar Counting

Number puzzles

Bead patterns

Tangrams

Bug patterning

Counting Bears into numbered jars

Naming and matching shapes

Maisy’s counting game

 

 

 

 

 

Chapel songs

Starting the day songs: Open, Shut them, We put the tubs away, Are you Here?

Praise songs and Orchestral music at rest time

 

Music with Mrs. Beshara

 

Gross Motor/Outdoor Play Science & Sensory Fine Motor Activities Religious Focus
Outside play

CD dancing

Movement songs

 

 

 

Crystals

Snow

Penguins

View Finder

Woodkins dolls and clothes

 

Cutting, coloring, gluing

Writing names

Stencils

Beads with Grid

Stringing cut straws on to Chenille stems

Puppet play

Hole punching

3 Little Kittens maze

Sign of the Cross

Circle time and meal time prayers

Our Father

Bible stories/songs

Ash Wednesday

10 Commandments: #4: Rest on the seventh day

Seeds: Making good choices

Rice Bowl

 

Coming Up: We will be learning about weather, the seasons and the earth’s surface in March along with reading and acting out favorite classic stories