PreKindergarten Newsletter: March 2-6, 2020

March 2-6, 2020

Dear PreKindergarten Families: This week we started our weather activities, drawing, coloring with control, continued working on remembering our birthdates and writing our names in lower case letters.

Homework: Read to your child daily, point at the words and discuss the pictures.

These are the skills we have been practicing this week:

Arts & Crafts Dramatic Play Story/Lesson Blocks & Building
Teacher- led Skills practice: drawing a  weather chart, drawing, coloring, cutting and gluing shapes

 

 

Exploration:  Rainbow colors, prisms, water bottle tornadoes

 

Fairy Tale castle

Puppet theater

Acting out classic tales

 

 

Personal Safety lessons: review

Weather

 

 

 

 

Wooden block play

Foam blocks

Tubers and Zots (bendable)

Wood tree blocks

 

 

 

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

Letter of the week: R

sound/alpha/writing the upper and lower case, sign language

Beginning letter sounds game

Matching upper/lower alpha

Writing names

Journal writing

ABC bingo

Small/Medium/large

Rhyming words

 

 

Library with Mrs. Smith

 

Zoo Animals

Weather Books

Classic Fairy Tales

 

Listening: Goldilocks and the 3 Bears

Puzzles

Calendar Counting

Number puzzles

Tangrams

Bug patterning

Maisy’s counting game

Matching written numbers to counted numbers

Counting out gold rocks into numbered plates

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Shapes by feel

Color through prisms

Weather puzzles

Bottle tornado

 

 

Drawing, Coloring, Cutting, gluing

Writing letters, names

Button stringing

 

Sign of the Cross

Circle time and meal time prayers

Our Father

Bible stories/songs

10 Commandments #5: Honor your mother and your father

Seeds: Butterfly cycle: new life

Rice Bowl

 

Coming Up: More weather and acting out classic tales, matching words to beginning sounds and talking about the Trinity (God, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit).     NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020.

Preschool Newsletter: March 2-6, 2020

March 2-6, 2020

Dear Preschool Families:  This week we started our learning about Zoo animals, starting with Lions. We also talked about Zoos and what they do for humans.

Homework: Reading will always be important, spelling names, birthdates and parents’ names.

These are the skills we have been practicing this week:

Arts & Crafts Dramatic Play Story/Lesson Blocks & Building
Teacher-led skills practice: Lacing Shamrocks, coloring, assembling and gluing Lion craft, drawing favorite animals for “Favorite Animal” book

Spelling/writing names

 

Exploration: Kings and Queens crowns

Rainbow daubers

Fairy Tale stencils

Fairy Tale castle w/ royal characters

Puppet Theater w/ 3 bears and royal puppets

Animal finger puppets

 

Princess game

Naming zoo animals

About Lions

 

 

 

Wooden block play

Widgets

Tree blocks

Castle blocks

Tubers and Zots bendable

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

Alpha songs

Writing names

Small/Medium/Large game

Dr. Seuss puzzle

 

 

 

 

Dr. Seuss Books

Zoo Animals

Planets

Weather

Story felt pieces

 

Calendar counting

Recognizing 1-10

Recognizing, matching and naming shapes

Tangrams

Bug patterning

Matching written number to counting number

Cubes/number grid

Counting out gold rocks to numbered plates

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

 

 

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

CD dancing

Movement songs

Jumping out the numbers 1-10

 

 

Seasons puzzles

Puzzles by feeling

Rainbow colors

Prizms

Playdoh with cutters

Stars at the light table

 

Lacing buttons

Build a star

 

Sign of the Cross

Circle time and meal time prayers

Bible stories/songs

Chapel Time

 

 

 

Coming Up Next week we will be talking about tigers and giraffes, counting gold rocks and watching a “Little Old Lady” puppet show.