Apples

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
We had so much fun on our field trip to the farm!!! We learned so much about apples,bees, the good and bad animals on the farm and about the insects also that help the farm. Show And Tell Tuesday for the Letter “D”. We are going to do some matching games to match our uppercase and lowercase letters together. We are also going to do some patterns with some paper apple cut outs 🙂

Weekly Theme:
– Apples

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Dd.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– My “d” Sound Box
– “Apples And Pumpkins.”
– “An Apple Festival.”
– “Apple Picking Time.”
– “One Green Apple.”

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

Projects And Activities:
– Letter D Workbook Page
– Letter D Worksheets
– Letter D Alphabet Page
– Apple Booklet
– Color Changing Apple Craft
– Apple Basket
– 3D Apple

Spanish For The Month:
– Shapes

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola ) 
This week’s letter is C. We’ll use carrots, cucumbers and celery to make edible flowers that we’ll enjoy at snack time! We’ll make crabs and clouds ( simple science lesson on the water cycle ) and colorful clowns ( shapes and colors review).
To review numbers 1-6 we’ll make a colorful carrot patch ( matching carrot tops and bottoms ).
We’ll read The Very Hungry Caterpillar ( Eric Carle ) and make “name caterpillars,” Goodnight Construction Site ( Sherri Duskey Rinker ), Clifford The Big Red Dog, Curious George Goes to the Library, Corduroy ( Don Freeman ) and The Cat in the Hat ( Dr. Seuss ).

We’ll learn this poem:

October
October’s the month
When the smallest breeze
Gives us a shower
Of autumn leaves.
Bonfires and pumpkins,
Leaves falling down
October is red
And golden and brown!

The children are enthusiastic learners and happy at circle, project and play times!

Let’s Share


Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward )

Show And Tell Tuesday Letter C 🙂

Weekly Theme:
– Let’s Share

Readiness:
– Letter “Cc”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– ” Rainbow Fish.”
– ” We Share Everything.”
– ” Sharing Is Fun.”
– ” Clifford’s Best Friend.”
– ” The Berenstain Bears Hug And Make Up.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– We Love To Share
– Sharing Is Fun
– Let’s Share

Projects And Activities:
– Making Rainbow Fish
– Doing A Cookie Monster Activity (Sharing Cookies)
– Making “Sharing” Hands
– Painting A Picture Of Us Sharing
– Making A Sharing Canvas Together

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )
The children enjoyed Miss Sharon’s sink or float science lesson and we all look forward to science activities on Tuesdays. Thank you Miss Sharon!

This week we’ll finish our letter B activities and projects and continue working in our workbooks and alphabet review books ( letters B and C ).

On Wednesday September 25 we’ll visit Sun High Orchards and hear about the crops, the animals and how a farm works.
At circle time, we’ll play Put the Mud on the Pig ( counting and using dice ) and Farm Animal count and clip ( numbers 1-5 ).
We’ll read Tucked in the Barn ( Agnes Green ) and Farming ( Gail Gibbons ).

Sincerely,
Nellie WestpyLittle Promises Academy | nellie.westpy@littlepromisesacademy.com

Let’s Be Friends

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward )
We will start doing Show And Tell on Tuesdays because it is a day that everyone attends :)So next week we will do Show And Tell Letter B on Tuesday :)Our first week of school has been great and I cannot wait to continue the year with everyone 🙂
The children’s coats have been falling on the floor in the hallway at times, if you can please put your child’s name on the inside of their coat for less confusion would be a big help. Thank you so much 🙂 Miss Jenny

Theme Of The Week:
– Let’s Be Friends

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Bb.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Sam’s New Friend.”
– “Friendshape.”
– “Winter Friends.”
– “A Friend At The Zoo.”
– “Best Frints At Skrool.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Meet A Friend
– Find A Friend Song
– Friends 1,2,3 Song

Projects And Activities:
– Letter “Bb” Worksheets
– Letter “Bb” Alphabet Page
– Letter “Bb” Workbook Page
– Making friendship bracelets for our friends
– Making A friendship tree with our handprints
– Make A friendship “Quilt”
– Free Draw ourselves doing an activity with friends
– Make A Friend-a-saurus

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )

This week’s letter is B. We’ll sort and count with buttons and tiny bears( color and number review), make bees and birds and play outdoors with bubbles!

We’ll read Fine Feathered Friends (Tish Rabe), A Gardener’s Alphabet (Mary Azarian),B is for Bulldozer (June Sobel) and It Looked Like Spilt Milk (Charles G. Shaw).

The children enjoy circle time— learning our routine and songs, recognizing their names ( on the name cards and on their chairs ), waiting for their turns and encouraging their friends!
We’ll read and illustrate this poem:

Fall Leaves
Red, yellow, orange, brown
Leaves are falling all around
See them dance in the cool fall air
Rake them and pile them
And bag them with care!

All About Me

Prek4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 
We had a GREAT few days at school getting to know each other 🙂 We are looking forward to a GREAT year 🙂 This week we will be starting the letters of the alphabet. On Wednesday we will be doing show and tell for the letter “A”. Please have your child bring in something that starts with the letter “A.” Please encourage them to try and find something themselves to help them identify the letter sound 🙂 If your child does not attend school on Wednesday, they can bring it in on Tuesday to share with the class so that they have a turn also 🙂

With “all about me week” I encourage the children to bring in pictures of their families to hang up in the classroom for the week 🙂 This is a great way to learn a little bit more about each other 🙂 You will get the pictures returned to you 🙂 If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to me 🙂 Miss Jenny

Theme Of The Week:
– All About Me

Readiness:
– Letter “A”

Art Projects:
– Making An All About Me Poster
– Making Our House With Popsicle Sticks
– Making A Self Portrait
– Painting A Picture Of Us And Our Families

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “The Things I Can Do.”
– “All The Things I Love About You.”
– “I Love Your Nose, I Love Your Toes.”
– “Happy In Our Skin.”
– “I’m Gonna Like Me.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– I Am Special
– This Is Me
– A Song About Me

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola) 
We had a great first two days at school! The children are making friends,learning our routine and rules and having fun!
At circle time, we check the weather and calendar ( dress our weather friend), practice name recognition with our name cards,
review colors, shapes and numbers 1-5 and sing the days of the week, the months of the year and Miss Michele’s Good Morning song!

This week we’ll continue our letter A activities: naming A words, apple math count and apple color sorting.
We’ll make colorful apples, apple “cores” ( math-seed count), airplanes ( name recognition) and ambulances!
We’ll learn this poem
A Little Red Apple

A little red apple
Hung high up in the tree
I looked up at it
And it looked down on me

Come down please!
What do you suppose?
That little red apple
Fell right on my nose!

We’ll read Apples ( Gail Gibbons), Johnny Appleseed ( Madeline Olsen ),Alphabet Under Construction ( Denise Fleming) and Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall ( Kenard Park).