Fall Is All Around

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 

***Reminder: Please update your child’s extra clothes at school due to the colder weather. Thank you so much!! I just wanted to say thank you again to all the parents that were able to make a conference. It was so nice to sit down and finally personally meet you 🙂 To all the parents that were unable to make it, please feel free to contact me with any questions and/or concerns about your child’s assessment:)I will always be more than happy to answer any questions!

Theme Of the Week:
– Fall Is All Around

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Ff”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “J Is For Jack-O’-Lantern.” ( A Halloween Alphabet)
– “Jeoffrey’s Halloween.”
– “The Pigeon Wants A Puppy.”
– “Who’s There?”
– “Fall.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– 5 Little Pumpkins
– I’m A Little Pumpkin
– Pumpkin, Pumpkin
– Scarecrow, scarecrow
– Autumn
– I See Leaves

Projects And Activities:
– Making Bats With Our Pictures On Them 🙂
– Making Jack-O’-Lanterns
– Making Scarecrows
– Making A Pumpkin Patch Using Egg Cartons
– Making 5 Little Pumpkins
– Letter “Ff” Worksheet Pages
– Letter “Ff” Workbook Page
– Letter “Ff” Alphabet Page

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola ) 
We’ll review letters A-E, shapes, colors and numbers! The children love singing It’s a Grand Old Flag!
We’ll make jack-o-lanterns and fall wreaths!
With tiny pumpkins, we’ll do one-to-one correspondence and a number-line count!
We’ll read these books:
Jack-O-Lantern (Charles Reasoner)
Touch and Feel Halloween
The 12 Days of Halloween ( Jenna Lettice )
The Halllow-weiner (Dav Pilkey)
Room on the Broom( Julia Donaldson )
We’ll discover what objects sink and float ( science )!

Harvesting On The Farm

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward )
*****JUST A FEW FRIENDLY REMINDERS….We have half days this upcoming Thursday and Friday due to conferences :)We also have the Weis field trip coming to our school on Wednesday to teach us about some foods!!!

Theme Of The Week:
– Harvesting On The Farm

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

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Out And About At The Apple Orchard.”
– “Plant And Prune.”
– “Farm Machines.”
– “Tractors.”
– “Farmers.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Have You Ever Seen An Apple
– Do You Know The Apple Man?
– 5 Little Apples
– Pumpkin, Pumpkin
– 5 Little Pumpkins

Projects And Activities:
– We Will Be Making Corn Using Real Popcorn
– We will Be Making An Apple
– We Will Be Making Apple Trees
– We Will Be Trying Some Apples And Making A Graph at Which One We Like The Best
– We Will Be Painting Our Favorite Food That We Harvest

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )
We’ll play Pass the Jack-O-Lantern ( name recognition ) and make big and small bats ( sorting by size ) and spiders ( learning some rhyming sounds and words ).
This week’s letter is E. We’ll explore the E box and make elephants and hatching eggs!
We will learn Five Little Pumpkins Sitting on a Gate!
The children are enjoying workbook pages and worksheets!
We’ll read Pete the Cat— Five Little Pumpkins ( James Dean ) and Red Leaf, Yellow ( Lois Ehlert ).

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

Some books will be reading:
Busy farm by Rebecca Fin
Fire fighters! Lucy cousins
The birthday fish by Dan Yaccarino

Some projects we will be doing:
Fish made from plate
Flowers made from handprints
Firefighter puppets

Please keep in mind that this is an abbreviated week academically as we have half the dismissals on Thursday and Friday between 1145 and 12noon .Thank you

Leaves And Pumpkins

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward )
We Have Being Having A Blast In Class :)The children are doing great recognizing their letters both uppercase and lowercase 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
– Leaves And Pumpkins

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Ee”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “When Autumn Comes.”
– “Ruby’s Falling Leaves.”
– “Little Boo.”
– “Curious George Goes To A Costume Party.”
– “Pumpkins, From The Sky.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Leaves On The Trees
– 1,2 Leaves Fell Down
– All The Leaves Are Falling Down
– 5 Little Leaves
– 5 Little Pumpkins Sitting On A Gate

Projects And Activities:
– Letter “Ee” Alphabet Page
– Letter “Ee” Workbook Page
– Scarecrows
– Pumpkins
– Making A Leaf Collage
– Handprint Leaves
– Fun Jack – O- Lanterns

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )
This week’s letter is D! We’ll explore our D box, make dinosaurs and have a special mini donut treat!

We’ll make a scarecrow ( shape review ), put ears of corn on corn stalks ( letter A-D review ) and make thumbprint pumpkins on the vine ( numbers 1-10 review ).

We’ll read Sixteen Runaway Pumpkins (Dianne Ochiltree), From Seed to Pumpkin (Wendy Pfeffer) and Pumpkin Pumpkin (Jeanne Titherington).

We’ll play What’s Missing??with mini pumpkins and ghourds and explore the texture, weight and insides of a pumpkin!

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

Some books will be reading:
No elephants by Jerry Smath
The little engine that could buy Wally Piper
Extraordinary egg by Leo Leoni

Some projects we will be doing:
Elephant project with E
Chick in egg with lowercase E
The letter E with egg shells

Math skill : reviewing shapes and focusing on the shape oval