Monday, May 29, 2017

Week of May 29th!

Please Fill Out The 2017 Pre-K Parent Survey:

Theme for the Unit:

Enduring understandings that the student should have by the end of the unit:
  • Human babies need special food and care.
  • Animal babies need special food and care.
  • There are similarities and differences in the ways babies are cared for.
  • All babies grow.

Lessons and activities for the week:

Blocks- Students are invited to use blocks to create a nursery or place to care for a baby. 

Pretend Play- Pretend Play will be turned into a baby nursery.  Students will pretend to care for babies by feeding, cleaning, and changing the baby dolls provided.

Art- Students are invited to create their own baby portraits with a variety of art materials.

Science- Students will be able to play a matching game, matching the adult animal to its offspring.

Math- Cutouts of babies of various lengths will be added to the math center.  Students will be able to measure each baby and tell which is longest and shortest.

Library- Students are invited to read books about our theme, babies.

Writing/Technology- Weekly learning games on iPads are provided.  

Sensory- Sand and water, or play-doh.

Some of the books we will read this week are:

  •  Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats
  • Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

Recommended Home School Connection:

  • Math Newsletter
  •  Families are asked to talk about important milestones in your child’s life and create a timeline that reflects a few of these experiences. Think of two to four noteworthy events in your child’s past such as when they were born, took his/her first steps, or an important family event such as a new home or sibling, etc. You can draw or include pictures on the timeline!

Reminders / Notices:

  • School will be closed on Thursday, June 8th and Friday, June 9th.
  • Donuts with Dad will be on Thursday, June 15th, at 8:30a.m.

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that can not be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the

Help Line at 888-227-8175

No comments:

Post a Comment