Seeds, Sprouting and Growing

seeds

Prek 4 ( Jennifer Quartucci )

It was a fun time when the highschool students came to our class to teach the children more about plants/flowers. Flowers aren’t the only things growing in classroom, you’re children are too!! They have been coming back from their kindergarten orientations so excited. 😀

Theme of the Week: Seeds, Sprouting and Growing

Letter: X

Books we will be reading:

  • The Crayon Box that Talked
  • Hattie and the Fox
  • Adventures of Taxi Dog
  • Planting a Rainbow
  • From Seed to Plant

Projects:

  • Sequencing life cycle of a plant
  • X-Ray project
  • Xylophone snack
  • Parts of a flower and it’s needs
  • Spring Art project
  • Rhyming Words

Math: introducing different ways to tell basic time: day vs. evening activities

Prek 3 ( Jennifer Polesuk )

Theme of the week: Seeds and flowers

Letter of the week: W

Books we will be reading:

  • The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli
  • The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
  • Wacky Wednesday by Dr. Seuss
  • Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin
  • Curious George Plants a Tree by Margaret and H.A. Rey

Projects/Activities:

  • paper plate watermelon craft
  • Seed sequencing
  • “My Sprout” planting activity
  • painting and planting flower pots
  • parts of a flower project

Math:

  • fingerprint flower petals to match numbers 1-10
  • flower dice game to review numbers 1-12

Prek 2 ( Nellie Westpy ) 

We have been learning about spring creatures and spring life around us. This week we will discussing what happens when we plant seeds. We are also continuing to review our alphabet and numbers so please do the same at home if you have time.

Review letter of the week: S

-Some projects we will be doing:
We will create a swan out of our own hand prints with paint in the art room!

-Will be making a picture regarding our science lesson of seeds sprouting

-Our review shape of the week is a square for the S so we will be making a collage of different squares

Some books we will be reading:

  • Catch a story by Oliver Jeffers
  • The red ripe strawberry
  • Go, go, stop! By Charisse Merrick

-please ask your children to sing the letter of the week song they have been having a ton of fun reviewing them during circle time!