Caring for Our World


Prek 4 ( Jennifer Quartucci )

We hope that everyone had a great Spring Break and enjoyed the beautiful weather, let’s hope it continues.  We have lots of lessons planned this month that will get us outside learning.

Theme of the Week: Caring for Our World (Earth Day) and introduction to seeds

Letter: W

Books we will be reading:

  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse
  • The Eensy-Weensy Spider
  • The Bernstein Bears Don’t Pollute
  • The Tiny Seed

Projects:

  • Outdoor Earth Day Scavenger Hunt
  • Planet Earth using Coffee Filters
  • ‘W’ is for Weather project
  • ‘I can help the Earth by…’. Journal entry
  • Examine Seeds and plant
  • Sorting Seeds

Prek 3 ( Jennifer Polesuk)

Welcome back!!! Hope everyone had a nice spring break and enjoyed the beautiful weather!!!

Theme of the week: Earth Day

Letter of the week: V

Books we will be reading:

  • Oliver’s Vegetables by Vivian French
  • 10 Things I Can Do To Help My World by Melanie Walsh
  • Michael Recycle by Ellie Bethel
  • We Are Extremely Very Good Recyclers by Lauren Child
  • Recycle Every Day by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace

Projects/Activities:

  • vegetable printing
  • coffee filter Earth
  • recycled water bottle flower prints
  • painting with recycled paper rolls
  • making bird feeders with recycled materials to hang outside our school
  • Earth day “dirt” cups for snack – Yum!!

Math:

  • Earth Day game to review numbers 1-12 using recycled materials as game pieces

Prek 2  (Nellie Westpy) 
We want to welcome everybody back from spring break! For our first week back will be diving into the concepts of the season spring. We will continue to review through the alphabet now that we have completed it. Please see the letter we are working on this week below .

Letter of the week: F

Finger plays and songs:
Farmer in the Dell
Fingers like to wiggle waggle

Some projects we will be doing:

  • Creating our own spring flowers for our new Bulletin board
  • Fish out of paper plates
  • Making our own spring frogs!

Books we will be reading:

  • Feelings by Aliki
  • feet by Stephen Kroll
  • Farm alphabet book by Jean Miller