Monday, May 30, 2016

Week of May 31st!

May – Transition to Kindergarten!

For the next 3 weeks, students will explore their feelings about transitioning into Kindergarten.  As we discuss this transition, students will share their thoughts on what they will experience during the upcoming school year.

Some of the books we will be reading this week are:

       It’s Okay to be Different by Todd Parr
       Kindergarten, Here I Come! by D.J. Steinberg
       Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
       All Kinds of Friends, Even Green by Ellen B. Senisi

Lessons and activities for the theme:

Math – Students will be able to use rulers, the balance, and start to work on simple adding and subtracting problems.
Art – Children will have access to all art materials in order to create a kindergarten classroom.
Blocks – Students will be shown pictures of different classrooms and be able to build what their next classroom might look like.
Pretend Play– Students will take turns being the teacher and creating a kindergarten classroom.
Writing/ iPad- Students will be able to play learning games related to the theme on the iPad.
Library- Students will have access to books about kindergarten.
Science - Students will be able to work with their classmates to complete a science folder game.
Sensory Table - Sand and Water


       School will be closed Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day.
       School will be CLOSED every Friday in June!
       Pre-K 4 Graduation is Wednesday, June 22nd at 11:00p.m!  Children are to come to school at 11:00 on the 22nd.

Recommended Home to School Connection:
Universal Handwriting book:
Tuesday – Page 45
Wednesday – Page 46  
Thursday – Have a great weekend!

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