Winter Attire

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
Reminders: We are closed Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s Day! Also Thursday and Friday are half days due to conferences. The children have been doing great at writing their first names. We also been practicing their first and last names and their birthdays 🙂 Please keep practicing at home also or even on the car rides to and from school 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
– Winter Attire

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

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Do You Have A Hat?”
– “Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You See?”
– “The Snow Day.”
– “Snow.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Winter Warm Up
– Take Me Out To The Winter
– Look Out My Window
– Mittens
– Do You Love The Snow?

Projects And Activities:
– Making A Winter Hat
– Making Mittens With Our Names On Them
– Making Ice Skates
– Painting A Picture Of Us In Winter Clothes

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )

This week we’ll explore letter N and O boxes, practice tracing Ns and Os and make night scenes and owls!
At circle time, we’ll play 1–“Please Finish” ( oral language development —with prompts and sentence starters the children will be encouraged to finish sentences )and 2– Snowball Shapes (reviewing and then making shapes with snowballs— cotton balls ).

Science: Magic Milk! We’ll observe what happens when dish detergent is added to milk and food coloring!
We’ll snack on Oreos and oranges!
We are working hard in our workbooks and alphabet review books!

Hibernation

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
I’m hoping everyone had a WONDERFUL New Year’s!!!! It is going to be a GREAT year!!! The children have been slowly getting back into the routine of school 🙂

Topic Of The Week:
– Hibernation

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Ll”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Bear Wants More.”
– “Bear Snores On.”
– “Dream Snow.”
– “ Snow Much Fun.”
– “ Winter Is Here.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Hibernation Song
– Bear Is Sleeping
– Winter Animals
– We All Hibernate
– Hibernating

Projects And Activities:
– Letter L Alphabet Page
– Letter L Worksheets
– Letter L Workbook Page
– Making A Cave
– Making A Bear
– Making Some Bear Prints
– Making Bats
– Making A Hedgehog

Spanish:
– Shapes

This Month We Are Going To Start Writing Our Names!!! We Are Also Going To Start Practicing Our Phone Numbers And Addresses!!!

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola ) 

We’ll work on letters K and L this week. We’ll make kiwis, kites and ladybugs!
We’ll do a letter search: K and L.
We’ll snack on kiwis and Special K!
With lemons, limes and kiwis we’ll play “What’s Missing?”
We’ll mix lemon juice and sugar to make lemonade!
We are working on workbook pages and our alphabet review books.
We’ll read Curious George Visits the Library and Llama Llama Misses Mama.