Sunday, December 13, 2015

Week of December 14th!

I Hope everyone has a safe, happy, and healthy holiday season.  Thank you for an amazing 2015!

December Theme – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

For the next week, students will be learning about Recycling.  We will be discussing the different items that people recycle, what happens to our trash, and why we recycle.

Some of the books we will be reading are:

Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats
I Stink! By Kate and Jim McMullan
The Adventures of Gary & Harry by Lisa Matsumoto
Something from Nothing by Phoebe Gilman

Dinosaur Woods by George McClements

Lessons and activities for the theme: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Art – Children will have collage materials such as paper scraps, tinfoil bits, old magazines, newspapers, and cardboard pieces.
Blocks – Students will have paper bags of various sizes and toy garbage trucks.
Pretend Play – Students will transform pretend play into a recycling center.
Writing - Students will be able to draw a picture of what they learned from the classroom read-aloud regarding recycling. 
Library - Students will have books about trash, garbage, and recycling.


Tuesday, December 15th, is our Holiday Show at 9:00 a.m.! Parents are welcome to attend the show

Friday, December 18th, is Pre-K 4’s Holiday Party!  We will be having a pizza party and dancing the day away!  If you would like to donate a few dollars to the party, it would be GREATLY appreciated.

School will be closed from December 21st to January 4th.

Recommended Home to School Connection:
Universal Handwriting book:
Monday Page 45  
TuesdayPage 46  
WednesdayPage 47
Thursday   Page 48  
Friday - Have a wonderful holiday break!

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