Prek 4 (Jennifer Ward) 

Our Fall Party is on Wednesday:) Show And Tell On Tuesday Letter “G.” Please send in any Halloween books you would like to share for circle time 🙂

Weekly Theme:
– Halloween

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Gg.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– I’m A Little Pumpkin
– Halloween Song
– 5 Little Pumpkins
– Witch Had An Itch

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Big Pumpkin.” Back By Popular Demand 🙂
– “Molang’s Halloween.”
Halloween Books Sent In From Home 🙂

Projects And Activities:
– Letter G Workbook Page
– Letter G Worksheet Pages
– Letter G Alphabet Page
– Make A Candy Corn
– Make A Frankenstein
– Make A Jack-O-Lantern
– Make mummies With Our Faces On Them

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola)

We’ll make a pumpkin number line (1-10) and work together on a pumpkin math worksheet (1-5).
To review shapes we’ll play pumpkin matchup!
We’ll make Halloween spiders ( with 8 legs ), jack-o-lanterns and learn this Halloween poem.
A Halloween Pumpkin
I am a pumpkin big and round
Once upon a time I grew in the ground
Now I have a mouth, two eyes and a nose
What are they for, do you suppose?

When I have a candle inside shining bright
I’ll be a jack-o-lantern on Halloween night!!

We’ll read The Night Before Halloween, In the Haunted House, Happy Halloween Biscuit, Halloween Day(Anne Rockwell) , Arthur’s Halloween, The 12 Days of Halloween, Clifford’s First Halloween, Room on the Broom (Julia Donaldson ) and The Hallo-weiner ( Dav Pilkey ).

Fall Is All Around Us

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Wards ) 
Just a few reminders: We are having early dismissals on Thursday and Friday due to conferences and dismissals will be at 11:45. We will be having show and tell on Tuesday for the letter F. 🙂

Topic Of The Week:
– Fall Is All Around Us

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Ff.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Big Pumpkin”
– “Halloween”
– “Clifford’s Halloween.”
– “Frankenfrog.”
– “About Halloween.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Fall Leaves
– Grey Squirrel, Grey Squirrel
– Fall
– Five Little Scarecrows

Projects And Activities:
– Letter F Worksheet Pages
– Letter F Alphabet Page
– Letter F Art projects with “Flowers”
– Making A Scarecrow
– Painting Around Leaves
– Making A Corn On The Cob
– Painting A Fall Tree
– Making A Pumpkin

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola )
We are looking forward to Miss Sharon’s science lesson on Monday!

This week’s letter is F. We’ll make fish and fall wreaths ( colorful hands! )
We’ll sort and count with fluffy feathers and  practice tracing Fs and 5s.
We’ll read Dr. Seuss’s Fox in Socks and One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Eric Carle’s The Very Lonely Firefly and Louise Ehlert’s Feathers for Lunch.
We will fish for letters A-F and numbers 1-5.
We’ll learn theses square and rectangle poems

I’m a Square
What am I?
What am I?
I am a shape
I am a shape
I have four sides that are all the same
And that is something that will never change!
See if you can guess my name!
I’m a square!
I’m a square!

I’m a rectangle
You can see.
I have four sides
Count with me!
Two are short and two are long
Come along and sing my song!

Leaves And Trees

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 

Just a few reminders: We are closed on Monday due to Columbus Day. Our Weis field trip is on Wednesday. We will be reviewing our letters A-E this week so there will be no show and tell.:) Miss Jenny

Theme Of The Week:
– Leaves And Trees

Letter Of The Week:
– Reviewing Letters A-E

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “Full Of Fall.”
– “Fall Leaves.”
– “In The Fall.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– Leaves On The Trees
– 1,2, Leaves Fell Down

Projects And Activities:
– Letters A-E Review Worksheets
– Leaf Prints
– Fall Tree With Pumpkin Seeds
– Leaf Hand print Wreath

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola ) 

We are looking forward to our trip to Weis supermarket! We’ll read Pete the Cat’s Trip to the Supermarket (James Dean) and at circle time we’ll shop together for healthy foods.

We’ll do number ( 1,2 and 3 ) and letter ( A, B, C and D ) searches for review.
We’ll make Elmos and eggs and learn E sounds and words.
For science, we’ll discover what makes an egg float in water!
We’ll make scarecrows with colorful shapes and learn this song/ activity:

Scarecrow, Scarecrow

Scarecrow Scarecrow turn around
Scarecrow scarecrow jump up and down
Scarecrow scarecrow arms up high
Scarecrow scarecrow wink one eye
Scarecrow scarecrow bend your knees
Scarecrow scarecrow flap in the breeze
Scarecrow scarecrow climb into bed
Scarecrow scarecrow rest your head!

We’ll read Every Autumn Comes the Bear ( Jim Arnosky ).

Fire Prevention

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Ward ) 

This week we will be learning a lot about fire prevention!! The fire truck will be coming to visit us on Monday 🙂 We will be having show and tell on Tuesday for the letter E. The children have been doing GREAT cutting with scissors!!!

Theme Of The Week:
– Fire Prevention

Letter Of The Week:
– Letter “Ee.”

Books We Will Be Reading:
– “What Does A Firefighter Do?”
– “Firetrucks.”
– “I Want To Be A Firefighter.”
– “Stop, Drop And Roll.”
– “Crawl Low Under Smoke.”

Songs We Will Be Singing:
– I’m a Big Red Firetruck
– Hurry, Hurry, Drive The Firetruck
– Fire Safety Song
– Beep, Beep, Beep

Projects And Activities:
– Letter “Ee” Worksheets
– Letter “Ee” Alphabet Page
– Letter “Ee” Workbook Page
– Make A Big Box Firetruck Together
– Make A Dalmatian (Fire Dog)
– Make A Fire Craft
– Make A Small Firetruck
– Practice Putting Out A Pretend Fire

Prek 3 ( Adele Leeds / Michele Zinicola)

To celebrate Columbus Day ( school closed Monday October 14 ) we’ll read In 1492

(Jean Marzollo), talk about explorers and discovery and make our own Ninas , Pintas and Santa Marias
This week’s letter is D. We’ll make handprint ducks and play donut match ( number and color review) and dominos.
We’ll read From Seed to Pumpkin ( Wendy Pheffer ) and Sixteen Runaway Pumpkins ( Dianne Ochiltree ) and make thumbprint pumpkins on a vine and play
“What’s Missing?”
with tiny pumpkins and gourds.
Thank you for helping your child with his/ her morning tasks ( jacket and backpack on hook, lunch box in cubby and folders in the basket in our room).

The children are getting to know each other ( we play getting to know our friends games  at circle time) and enjoying our activities!
We love this beautiful fall weather; outside play is fun and healthy!