Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 

This week we are going to be discussing recycling. We will learn what the recycle symbol looks likes and what it means. If you have any recyclable items please send them into school this week. For example: newspaper, toilet paper/paper towel rolls, glass jars, egg cartons, cardboard and aluminum cans. We will talk about how they are recycled and how recycling helps the earth. We will also be using them for art projects this week.

Theme Of The Week:
– Recycling

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Yy”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Let’s Reduce Garbage!”
– “Let’s Re-Use!”
– “Waste Disposal.”
– “Reusing Things.”
– “Green City.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
– This Old Earth
– Recycling Song
– We Need To Do The 3 R’s

Projects And Activities:
– Letter Y Workbook Page
– Letter Y Worksheets
– Letter Y Alphabet Page
– Making Art Projects Using Recycled Items 🙂

Prek 2 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola) 

We are practicing for our show in June. The children are doing a great job! We’re learning numbers 1-10 and colors red, blue, green, orange, purple, yellow, black and white in Spanish.
We planted carrot seeds and are eagerly watching the pot ( placed in a sunny window ) to see signs of growth!
We’ll make ladybugs and dragonflys and learn all about insects!
We’ll review positional words with a springtime picture placement activity.
We’ll learn and illustrate this poem

May is the month
of sunshine and flowers
Birds in their nests
and one or two showers!
Games to play
and kites to fly
Or just looking at the sky!
We could spend a year this way
if the year were made of May!!

We’ll read I Love Bugs! (Philemon Sturges), Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! ( Bob Barker ), Bugs Are Insects (Anne Rockwell) and Living Things ( Melvin and Gilda Berger ).

Earth Day – April 22nd

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
Welcome Back!!! I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter and a great spring break!!! It is nice to have everyone back to school 🙂

Theme Of The Week:
– Earth Day/Seeds/Plants

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Xx”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Earth Day.”
– “The Tiny Seed.”
– “How Groundhog’s Garden Grew.”
– “Seeds Move.”
– “Seeds, Seeds, Seeds.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– 5 Little Flowers
– Spring Song
– Oh Mr. Sun
– Spring Is Here
– Plants

Projects And Activities:
– Letter X Worksheets
– Letter X Alphabet Page
– Letter X Workbook Page
– Making A Sunflower
– Making A Earth Day Craft With Our Handprints
– Planting Some Seeds
– Making Some Hyacinths
– Free Painting A Flower In The Art Room

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )

Monday April 22 is Earth Day and this week we’ll do activities and projects to learn about our earth and how to keep it healthy!
We’ll have an indoor picnic ( apples and goldfish) on a “pond” and learn about recycling and reusing and keeping our environment healthy for us and all living things!
With seed packets, we’ll learn about different vegetables and flowers, play a matching game and start an indoor garden!
We’ll do Earth Day worksheets and read these books: The Earth Book ( Todd Parr ), Curious George Plants a Tree and The Berenstain Bears Go Green (Jan and Mike Berenstain).


Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
*Just want to send out a few reminders. Monday is our Easter party and egg hunt!!! We also have a half day of school on Friday April 12th. The following week April 15th-April 19th we are closed for spring break.*

Topic Of The Week:
– Easter

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “W”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Let’s Get Ready For Easter.”
– “Easter.”
– “Little Bunny’s Easter Surprise.”
– “Easter Eggs-Travaganza.”
– “The Easter Story.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– E-A-S-T-E-R
– 5 Chicks
– 10 Little Bunnies
– The Bunny Pokey
– If You’re A Bunny And You Know It

– Letter W Worksheets
– Letter W Workbook Page
– Letter W Alphabet Page
– Making A Jesus Has Risen Handprint Picture
– Making An Easter Egg
– Making A Baby Chick
– Making A Cottontail Bunny

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola)
We’ll finish our Y and Z projects and review letters A- Z with alphabet flashcards.
With jelly beans we’ll sort and count and review numbers 1-6.
In our classroom, we’ll search for Easter eggs stuffed with alphabet puzzle pieces and then do the puzzle together!
We’ll make an Easter snack— pretzel baskets with pastel M and Ms!

We’ll read 1)From Tadpole to Frog (Wendy Pheffer) and do a sequencing activity, 2)Little Green Frog, 3) The Miracle of Easter (Jean M. Malone) and The Night Before Easter ( Natasha Wing).