Conferences will be held the week of 12/2 a sign up genius will be going out shortly!
Week 2 OWL Friends Unit
Centers: Making Sand Molds (SAND/WATER): Observes and explores materials and objects in the environment. Uses a variety of tools and materials to strengthen hand grasp, flexibility, and coordination. Describes physical properties of materials.
Road Construction Vehicles (DRAMATIC PLAY/BLOCKS): Explores simple machines. Becomes aware of the roles, responsibilities, and services provided by community workers.
Easel Painting with Primary Colors (ART): Create two-dimensional artwork. Explores and experiments with wet media to create artwork.
EC Christmas Concert will be on 12/17 at 10:30 AM more details to follow!
OWL Stories: "Dandelion" by Don Freeman "Matthew and Tilly" by Rebecca C. Jones "A Letter to Amy" by Ezra Jack Keats
Week 1 OWL Friends Unit
-Pizza Paintings (ART): Creates two-dimensional artwork. Explores and experiments with basic shapes and lines in artwork. Builds finger dexterity and uses thumb/forefinger in pincer grasp.
-Family figures, dollhouse furniture, families in a neighborhood (BLOCKS): Engages in socio-dramatic play. Identifies common features in the home. Begins to understand various family structures. Approaches tasks with inventiveness.
-Drawing & Labeling Friendship Pictures (WRITING): Creates artwork to express thoughts, feelings, and energy. Talks about their understanding of relationships among people.
Owl Stories: The Little Red Hen Makes A Pizza by Philemon Sturges A Letter to Amy by Ezra Jack Keats
Centers week 2 OWL- Family Unit
Literacy- Family Portrait; children draw shapes and characteristics to represent their family Art- Apple Stamping Dramatic Play- Painting furniture with water and props from Peter's Chair- children act out scenes from the story, and pretend to tell the story as a group.
OWL Stories: Peter's Chair by Ezra Jack Keats Noisy Nora by Rosemary Wells
Have a great Columbus Day Weekend!
Centers for this week: Art: Apple Tree Activity Art: Acorn Tissue Paper Activity Dramatic Play: Kitchen Area Water Table: Sensory Noodles, Tweezers for fine motor strength
Reminder: Wednesday, September 25th is a half day for the entire school (extended day is available) , dismissal will from 11:20-11:30 in the schoolyard.
Centers this week: Sand & Water Center - Caterpillar observations: Watching our classroom caterpillars transform from small caterpillars, to chrysalis, to butterflies and recording our results in our very own butterfly books Sand & Water Center - Playing with animals in the grass (Children will play with animals in the grass that we grew in our water table) Art Center - Self portraits Writing Center - Practicing name writing OWL Stories: "Make Way for Ducklings" by Robert McCloskey "Bigger" by Daniel Kirk
REMINDERS: Last day of school is Thursday, June 13th - Ms. Jessica & Ms. Emily