Discussing Some Black History

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
I cannot believe that it is the last week of February already!!! This year has really been flying by with all the fun we have been having 🙂 The children have been doing great with memorizing Their address, phone numbers and birthdays. Please keep practicing at home also 🙂

Weekly Theme:
– Discussing Some Black History Events (Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks)

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Rr.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “If A Bus Could Talk.”
– “Rosa Parks.”
– “Chocolate Me.”
– “Let’s Get Ready For Martin Luther King Jr. Day.”
– “Thank You, Dr. King.”

Songs We Will Be singing:
– Freedom, Freedom
– Marin Luther King. Jr.
– Peace
– I Like You
– This Is Me

Projects And Activities:
– Letter R Worksheets
– Letter R Alphabet Page
– Letter R Workbook Page
– Making A Rosa Parks Bus
– Making A Peace Sign On A Plate
– Making A Peace Dove With Our Handprints
– Making A Handprint Poster
– Making Our Own “I Have A Dream.”

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )

We’ll finish our letter S projects and activities!
This week’s letter is T. We’ll talk about all kinds of transportation ( air, water and land ) and make tractors and helicopters!

Using our play trains, cars and truck we’ll play letter and number match.
We’ll explore our senses of taste ( salt/ sugar taste test ) and touch ( using different materials to differentiate soft, smooth, fluffy, sticky and rough ).
We’ll play “ Packing the Toolbox “ — following directions and building vocabulary.

We’ll make and snack on edible turtles ( green apples, green grapes and raisins).

Dental Health

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
Just a reminder we are closed on Monday for President’s Day! We also will be celebrating the 100th day of school on Thursday February 21st. Please remember to keep practicing at home their phone numbers and addresses. 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
– Dental Health

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Qq.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Bear’s Loose Tooth.”
– “We Need Dentists.”
– “Dentist’s And What They Do.”
– “I Lost My Tooth.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Healthy Teeth
– Did You Brush?
– If You’re Happy And You Know It Give A Smile
– Got My Toothpaste, Got My Brush

Projects And Activities:
– Letter Q Worksheets
– Letter Q Alphabet Page
– Letter Q Workbook Page
– Making A Healthy Tooth
– Making A Un-Healthy Tooth
– Making A BIG Sparkly Smile
– Activities For The 100th Day Of School

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )
This week’s letter is S. Miss Jess is creating outer space projects with the children. The projects will be on display at our open house on Saturday, February 23rd.

We’ll make suns and snakes, play “I Spy” in our classroom and outside ( weather permitting) and snack on strawberries.

We’ll play Simon Says Stretch and paint with string!

We are working in our workbooks and alphabet review books ( practicing proper grip and control).

We’ll read There’s No Place Like Space (Tish Rabe) and Little Miss Somersault ( Roger Hargreaves).
Adele Leeds
Michele Zinicola

Valentine’s Day

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
The children have been doing great writing their names! Just a few reminders we are closed on Friday the 15th and Monday the 18th for President’s Day and our Valentine’s Day Party is on Wednesday 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
– Valentine’s Day

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Pp.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Clifford’s First Valentine’s Day.”
– “Franklin’s Valentine’s.”
– “Valentine Mice.”
– “Arthur’s Valentine.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– I’m A Little Valentine
– I Like Hearts
– Five Little Hearts

Projects And Activities:
– Letter P Workbook Page
– Letter P Alphabet Page
– Letter P Worksheets
– Making Valentine’s Day Bags
– Making Valentine Elephants
– Making A Heart “Person” Valentine
– Free Painting A Heart Picture

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )
This week’s letter is R. We’ll make rainbows, trace Rs, search for rectangles is our room, practice rhyming and snack on raisins and rice cakes!

On Wednesday Dr. Fusco will visit to talk to us about healthy teeth. Also on Wednesday, we’ll celebrate Valentine’s Day with special snacks and crafts!

We’ll learn this Valentine song ( same tune as I’m a Little Teapot )
I’m a little valentine
Red and white
With ribbons and lace
I’m a beautiful sight
I can say “I love you”
On Valentine’s Day
Just put me in an envelope
And give me away!

With Valentine candy hearts we’ll practice sorting and counting.
With “broken hearts” we’ll match numbers (1-10), letters (A-R) and our names!
We’ll read these books:

The Night Before Valentine’s Day (Natasha Wing)
The 12 Days of Valentine’s (Jenna Lettice)
Valentine Friends ( April Jones Prince)
I Need a Valentine (Harriet Ziefert)
Rainbow Fish (Marcus Phister)

Healthy Heart

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward )
I cannot believe that it is already February!!! The class has been doing great at writing their first and last names and also practicing their names, address and phone numbers 🙂 Hope Everyone Is Having A Wonderful Week 🙂

Weekly Theme:
– Healthy Heart

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Oo.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “In My Heart.”
– “Thump-Thump.”
– “My Heart.”
– “Splat The Cat.”
– “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Heart Basics
– 5 Little Hearts
– Hearts Poem

Projects And Activities:
– Letter O Worksheets
– Letter O Alphabet Page
– Letter O Workbook Page
– Making A Felt Heart
– Making A Thumbprint Heart
– Making A Heart Tree
– Making A Symmetry Heart
– Making A Hanging Heart

Spanish Of The Month:
– Clothes

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds , Michele Zinicola )
We’ll review letters A-P and numbers 1-10.
This week’s letter is Q. We’ll make queens and quilts and paint with Q-tips!
We’ll read Quick, Quack, Quick ( Marsha Arnold ) and Quack ( Phyllis Root ).

We’ll make edible snowmen for a special snack: apples, pretzel sticks and mini chocolate chips!

Together we’ll learn this poem:

Chubby Snowman
There was a chubby snowman
And he had a carrot nose.
Along came a bunny
And what do you suppose
That hungry little bunny
Was looking for his lunch!
He grabbed that snowman’s carrot nose

Nibble nibble crunch!!

We’ll do letter Q and numbers 4 and 5 searches!

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