Wednesday, May 15, 2013

May 13-17th, 2013

Graduation is upon us, May is flying right by! Keep an eye out for events this month, we have a lot of fun things to do. (Scroll down to see event dates and times)
Coming Up....

Graduation: Wednesday May 22nd at 6:00. Please bring your child by 5:45 so we can line up for the performance.

Memorial Day: No school on Monday May 27th in observance of Memorial Day

Art in the Park: May 29th. Booths will be set up in the parking lot mid morning into the afternoon. If you would like your child to participate in this you will need to pick them up and walk around with them outside. You can trade cash and checks for tickets to spend, this is a school fundraiser and is always super fun!

Field Day: Thursday May 30th. Please send your child with a waterbottle for this day. We will be outside for an hour or so and it will most likely be a hot day.
Monthly themes:

Social Studies: Africa
Science: Plants
Literacy: Letters U, E, and review
Math: Problem Solving
Shape and color: Octagon, black, and white

Weekly centers:

Movement: Simon Says
 Art: Flowers
Sensory: Silly Putty
Math: Geoboards
Building and fine motor: Geometric snap blocks

Academics at a glance:

-Literacy: Introduction to the letter E
-Math: Following instructions, addition, subtraction
Spanish and music
Wednesday: -Social Studies: African game-Mancala (this is a great game for counting, deduction, and fine motor skills. Students are here this day will make a Mancala game to take home with instructions. I encourage you to play this game with your child, we had a lot of fun playing it today!)
-Science: Lima bean sprouts
-Literacy: Writing the letter E
-Math: Following instructions, addition, subtraction
show and tell and library

Show and tell Fridays: Draw a picture of your favorite PreK memory
Reminders: Please make sure your child's cubby has extra clothing (multiple pairs of underwear, socks, a shirt, and a pair of shorts or pants) and bring a water bottle every day. Please label all clothes and water bottles. Water bottles can be left and we ask that you take them home your child's last day of the week to rinse out.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact us in person or by e-mail. Have a wonderful week!

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