Fire Safety Theme

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
This week we will be learning fire safety!!!! Be prepared for the children to come home and ask you questions about the safety in your house 🙂 I will be bringing in a real firefighter’s helmet for the children to try on and for me to take a picture 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
-Fire Safety

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Dd”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “I Want To Be A Firefighter.”
– “Fire Trucks.”
– “Stop, Drop and Roll.”
– “Crawl Low Under Smoke.”
– “A Day In The Life Of A Firefighter.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Hurry, Hurry Drive The Fire Truck
– Fire Safety Song

– Beep, Beep, Beep
– Let’s Learn Fire Safety

Projects And Activities:
– Making A Fire Truck
– Making Fire Dogs (Dalmatians)
– Making A Fire Hydrant

– Making A Poster Together About Fire Safety

– Letter “Dd” Alphabet Page

– Letter “Dd” Workbook Page

Spanish For The Month:
– Family Members

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola ) 
The Randolph Fire Department is visiting us on Thursday October 3! To prepare for the visit we’ll talk about fire safety, have a fire drill and read Firefighters ( Norma Simon ) and Firehouse! ( Mark Teague ). Look for the firetruck project!

We’ll learn this firefighter’s poem

Firefighters wear big red hats.
Climb up ladders to rescue cats!
Ride big trucks with big black tires
Use big hoses to spray fires.

Race when they hear the fire alarms
To help keep people safe from harm!

We are reviewing numbers 1-5, colors, shapes, days of the week, months of the year and the seasons.

We’ll make colorful fall trees!

Prek 2 ( Nellie Westpy ) 
Letter of the week: D

Some books will be reading:
The happy dump truck by Miriam scruffy
Go dogs go! By PD Eastman
Big dog little dog by Dave Pikley

Some crafts we will be doing:
That painting the D with a Q-tip
Creating our own dog
Making a domino picture

Math skill: we will be punching out our own paper dominoes and practicing counting one through 10 with our Domino’s.

All About Me

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
This week is “All About Me” week!! I love this week because it helps me to get to know your children better! Please feel free to send in pictures to hang up in the classroom for the week! I would LOVE to hear all about the pictures from the students! :)They can be pictures of the students themselves or family members. I will not cut them in anyway so they will be returned the way that you send them in 🙂 Any questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to me at any time 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
– All About Me

Letter Of The Week:
– We Will Be Introducing The Letter “Cc.”

Books We Will be Reading:
– “This Is Me.”
– “When I Was Little.”
– “Same, Same But Different.”
– “Families, Families, Families.”
– “I Love You Stinky Face.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– I Am Special
– This Is Me
– Happy To Be Me
– All Of Me Poem

Projects And Activities:
– Drawing A Self Portrait
– Filling Out And Coloring An All About Me Chart
– Making a Popsicle Stick House And Drawing Our Families
– Doing Handprints
– Letter “Cc” Alphabet Page
– Letter “Cc” Workbook Page

We have been practicing patterns during class. We have even been making up our own patterns 🙂

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola ) 
We’ll welcome fall with acorn and leaf counting activities. We’ll read Hocus Pocus It’s Fall
(Anne Sibley O’Brien).
We’ll discover C words with a C box and make “name” caterpillars after reading Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

We’ll read Cows Can Moo,Can You? ( Bonnie Worth ). We are looking forward to our visit to the farm!
Look for our letter C cats!
Circle time is fun; we check the weather and date and find our name cards!

Miss Michele is working in the workbooks with the children!

Prek 2 ( Nellie Westpy ) 
Letter of the week: C

Some books we will be reading:
Little red putt putt by Stan Bernstein
Caps for sale by esphyr slobodkong
Hungry Catapillar by Eric Carlisle

Some projects we will be doing:
Car project
Catapillar project
Creating a cap

Math skill:
We Will be working on A/B patterns with the different color cars

Biscuit’s New Friend

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
We have officially finished our first week of school!!! The children are starting to get used to the new routine 🙂 I am truly enjoying to get to know all of your children so well 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
– Let’s Be Friends, Let’s Share

Letter Of The Week:
– Introducing the letter “Bb” and also reviewing the letter “Aa.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Biscuit’s New Friend.”
– “Biscuit Finds A Friend.”
– I Will Surprise My Friend.”
– My New Friend Is So Fun.”
– Bear’s New Friend.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Find A Friend
– Meet A Friend
– Friends 1,2,3
– It’s Time To Share
– My Friends And I Like To Share

Projects And Activities:
– Letter “Bb” worksheets
– Letter “Bb” Alphabet Page
– Making A Friendship Tree Using Our Handprints
– Having The Children Draw Pictures Of Themselves And Their Friends Doing Activities Together
– Make Friendship Bracelets For Our Friends
– Making A Friendship Flower About What Makes A Good Friend
– Weather Permitting: Going Outside To Practice Writing The Letters “Aa” and “Bb” With Side Walk Chalk.

– Practice Counting
– Continue Practicing Patterns

We Are Also Talking About Being Healthy By Washing Our Hands And Eating Healthy Foods 🙂

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola ) 

We are enjoying our friends, activities and crafts in PreK3!

At circle time,  we are getting to know each other and our school day routine. We check the weather and calendar, say the Pledge of Allegiance and sing  It’s a Grand Old Flag.

We are working in our workbooks on letters A and B and the color red!

This week we’ll practice the B sound and B words, trace Bs and count with little bears ( number and color review).
We’ll make shape collages ( shape and color review), birds and butterflies!
We’ll read Blueberries for Sal (Robert McCloskey), Biscuit Visits the Big City (Alyssa Satin Capucilli) and Buzz Said the Bee (Wendy Cheyette Lewiston).

Prek 2 ( Nellie Westpy ) 
Letter of the week: B

Some books we will be reading:
Brown bear Brown bear by Eric Carlisle
Bernstein bear book by Stan Bernstein
Butterflies by Susan canizaras

Some projects we will be doing:
Creating a bird out of the lowercase B
Be with buttons
Bear project

Math skill: sorting buttons by shape and color

Fall Activities

Pre-K 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 

We have had a great few days of school!!! We are all getting to know each other more and have been adjusting very well to the new room :)Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions 🙂 I am looking forward to the school year!!!

Theme Of The Week:
– Summer Activities vs. Fall Activities

Letter Of The Week:
– We will be introducing the Letter “Aa.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Autumn, Signs Of The Season.”
– “Summer, Signs Of The Season.”
– “Summer.”
– “Fall.”
– “Summertime.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Five Little Sand Castles
– The Seasons Song
– Five Little Leaves
– Have You Ever Seen An Apple?
– Do You Know The Ice Cream Man?

Projects And Activities:
– Painting A Picture Of Which Season And Activity We Like Best
– Making An Ocean Picture
– Making Apples In A Basket
– Letter “Aa” Workbook Page And Worksheet
– Letter “Aa” Alphabet Book Page

Spanish For The Month Of September:
– Colors

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola)
We’re off to a great start in PreK 3! We are getting to know each other and learning our names and classroom routines and rules.

At circle time we greet each other, check the calendar and weather, review colors, numbers and shapes and listen to stories!

This week we’ll do apple counting, practice the A sound and learn some A words.
Look for our apple trees and letter A alligators!

We’ll learn this poem.

A is for apple

Round and sweet

Red, yellow and green apples

So good to eat!!

Looking forward to a great year!

Prek 2 ( Nellie Westpy)
We wanted to take a moment to welcome you all once again! The kids have adjusted beautifully with no issues at all! The first couple days we just had the kids get comfortable before we went full swing into our routine. This week we will introduce the first letter and work on the first math concept. If you have any questions about your child’s development along the way please let us know .

Letter of the week:A

Some projects we will be doing:
Fall project with the number one
A is for airplane
welcome back bus picture

Some books we will be reading:
Apple pie tree by Zoe Hall
Airplane by Doug Crews
Apple farmer by Monica Wellington

Math skill: introducing patterns , A/B project will be done

Letter of the week :Av