Spring and Easter

We’ll celebrate Spring and Easter
on Wednesday 3/28 with a party, egg hunt and Easter/Spring craft.

This week’s letter is W. Look for our weather Ws, wagons, watermelons( math– counting seeds )and wiggly worms!
We’ll practice waving, wiggling, wobbling and winking!

This week we’ll read Whistle for Willie (Ezra Jack Keats), Henry’s Wrong Turn (Harriet Ziefert), The Night Before Easter (Natasha Wing), The Miracle of Easter( Jean M. Malone) and Spring is Here ( Will Hillenbrand).

Animals On The Farm

Prek 4 ( Jenniffer Wards )

This week we will be talking about how March comes in like a lion and out like a Lamb 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
– March coming in like a lion… out like a lamb

Letter Of The Week:
– We Will Be Reviewing Letters A-S

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Animals On The Farm”
– “Sheep”
– “Lion vs. Rabbit”
– “When Lions Roar”
– “When Spring Comes”

Songs/ Poems We Will Be Singing:
– A Lion Or Lamb
– March
– Lions And Lambs
– In Like A Lion… Out Like A Lamb

Projects And Activities We Will Be Doing:
– Review Worksheets
– Making A Lion
– Making A Lamb
– Making A Lion Mask
– Making A Lamb Mask

Prek 3 ( Michele Zinicola )
Pre- K 3 is having a terrific time at school , enjoying all our learning activities!!

Theme of the Week:
Healthy Foods

Letter of the Week:
The Letter “Uu”

Projects and Activities:
Letter “Uu” – activities and worksheet
Letter “Uu” craft – Uu is for umbrella , “Uu” is for underwater
Letter “Uu” project – spring shower picture , math patterns
Letter “Uu” song – “ Wheels on the bus go Up and Down”
Cutting practice for fine motor skills
Healthy food snack

Some books we will read:
Underground by Denise Fleming
Up above and down below by Sue Redding

Have a great weekend and remember to wear your smile to school!

Sincerely,
Nellie WestpyLittle Promises Academy | nellie.westpy@littlepromisesacademy.com

Spring is Here

Prek 4 ( Adele Leeds) 

We’ll celebrate the arrival of spring this week and learn this poem

Spring is Here!!

Spring is here.
Spring is here.
Goodbye snow.
Flowers grow!

Birds and bees,
Leaves on trees.
Hello Spring!
Hello Spring!

This week’s letter is V. We’ll make volcanos, vases and cold vegetable soup ( carrots, peppers and celery)!

With baking soda, white vinegar and red dye we’ll make an erupting volcano! With the baking soda, vinegar, blue dye and rice we’ll make the rice dance!

We’ll read Arthur’s Family Vacation ( Marc Brown ) and talk about vacations we’ve taken or plan to take. At circle time we”ll use a large map of the United States to help us plan where we want to go and then pack a bag with all we need to have fun!

Saint Patrick’s Day Crafts

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward )
This week we will be doing Saint Patrick’s Day crafts :)We have begun to practice writing our last names in class 🙂 The class has been doing great at remembering their address and phone numbers 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
– St. Patrick’s Day

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “S”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “My S Sound Book”
– “Patrick”
– “Saint Patricks Day In The Morning”
– “Ireland”
– “St. Patrick’s Day”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– I’m A Little Leprechaun
– 5 Little Leprechauns
– I’m A Little Shamrock
– The Leprechaun Song
– Leprechaun

Project and Activities:
– Letter “S” Workbook Page
– Letter “S” Alphabet Page
– Making A Leprechaun
– Making A Shamrock
– Making A Rainbow

Math Skills:
We Have Been Working On Patterns And The Kids Have Been Doing Great 🙂

Prek 3 ( Michele Zinicola ) 

Hope everyone is doing well with all this wonderful snow !!

Theme of the Week:
Healthy Foods
The Food Pyramid

Letter of the Week:
The Letter “Tt”

Projects and Activities:
Letter “ Tt” – activities and worksheet
Letter “Tt” craft – Tt is for tree
Letter Tt song – “ I’m a Little Teapot”
Cutting practice for fine motor skills
Food Pyramid activities

Some books we will read:
Cars and Trucks and Things That Go by Richard Scarry
Freight Train by Donald Crews

Have a great weekend and remember to wear your smile to school!

Prek 2 ( Nellie Westpy)
Due to the inclement weather we did not get to most of our lesson plans and projects last week so please refer back to last weeks email for this coming week.

Shamrock Bingo


Prek 4 (Adele Leeds) 

We’ll review letter T words and beginning sounds and finish our letter T projects.
We’ll also explore different textures and tastes.

This week’s letter is U. Look for our colorful umbrellas and under water seascapes!

We’ll use shamrocks for math ( number recognition and counting  #s 1-15 ) and letter identification, A-U.
We’ll play shamrock Bingo and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with shamrock cookies and green juice!

We’ll learn and illustrate this poem:

March

You are loud. You are noisy!
A blustery old chap.
You whistle, you moan.
You tear at my cap!
You howl, you scowl.
But March, you are fair.
Part lion,  part lamb
Now Spring is in the air!!

We’ll read The Wind Blew ( Pat Hutchins ) and challenge comprehension with a sequencing activity!

We’ll read It’s St. Patrick’s Day!(Rebecca Gomez) and Hooray for St. Patrick’s Day! ( Joan Holub ).

There Was a Little Turtle

Prek 4 ( Adele Leeds ) 

This week’s letter is T. We’ll talk about transportation, travel, textures and tasting!

We’ll make tigers and tractors and learn and illustrate this letter T poem

T is for turtle

There was a little turtle
Who lived in a box.
He swam in the water.
He climbed on the rocks.
He snapped at a minnow.
He snapped at a flea.
He snapped at a mosquito.
And he snapped at me!
He caught that minnow.
He caught that flea.

He caught that mosquito.
But he didn’t catch me!!

Show and Tell is Wednesday 3/7.
Please ask your child to choose something beginning with the letter T to show and describe to our friends at circle time.

We’ve been enjoying the playground and hope to play outside each day, weather and temperature permitting!

St. Patrick’s Day

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward )
Ths week we will be learning about the food groups and the food pyramid. We will also be talking about St. Patrick’s Day!!!!

Theme Of The Week:
– Food groups and the food pyramid

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Rr”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Healthy Choices
– The Vegetable Song
– The Food Groups
– I’m A Little Leprechaun
– 5 Little Leprechauns

Projects And Activites We Will Be Doing:
– Letter “Rr” Alphabet Page
– Letter “Rr” Workbook Page
– Making Our Own Food Pyramid
– Making A Leprechaun
– Making A Handprint Food Group Chart

Spanish For The Month:
– Emotions

Prek 3 ( Michele Zinicola )

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself.  My name is
Michele Zinicola and I am honored to be your child’s Pre-K 3 teacher.
I am looking forward to working with you and your child in reaching his or her
full potential.  We will have many wonderful experiences and opportunities
to learn and grow in the days ahead.

Theme of the Week:
The Food Pyramid

Letter of the Week:
The letter “Ss”

Projects and Activities:
Letter Ss Rhyme – Sally Go Round The Sun
Letter Ss alphabet page
Letter Ss craft – Ss is for Snake
Letter Ss activities and worksheet
Letter Ss sock project
Number 3 – number page and worksheet
Scissor cutting practice for fine motor skills
Food Pyramid Activities – Rice Cake Faces

Some Books We Will Read:
Swimmy by Leo Lionni
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Junk Food

Have a great week and remember to wear your smile to school!!

Prek 2 ( Nellie Westpy)
Our Dr. Seuss Green eggs and ham breakfast was rescheduled to Monday, March 5. Please send your children and their pajamas and slippers to school for this event if they would like.

Letter of the week: V

Some projects we will be doing:
V with valentine hearts
Vegetable printing with paint
Vase with flowers

Some books we will be reading:
Arthur’s valentine by Mark Brown
Vallentine mice by Bethany Roberts
Velvetine rabbit by Marjorie Williams

Sincerely,
Nellie WestpyLittle Promises Academy | nellie.westpy@littlepromisesacademy.com