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Beach Week at SHARE Preschool:  HANG 10 DUDE!!!!

Classroom newsletter Beach Week 3-6

SHARE Notes 2/13/17

Monday

  • introduce math manipulatives with hula hoop activities
  • read a book
  • meet “K” letter person
  • make letter “K” with sticks
  • enjoy a visit from local dentist, Dr. Mace
  • explore our new math center
  • complete “K” paper
  • participate in a germ spreading simulation

Tuesday

  • –     Show and Tell
  • find “K” letter person”
  • read a book
  • write “K” on white board
  • participate in rhyming basket game
  • list words that start with “K”
  • construct “K” letter person
  • create a germ
  • play a syllable game

Wednesday

  • –     Show and Tell
  • meet “K” letter person
  • discuss Weekly Reader
  • make letter “K” with sticks
  • read a book
  • complete “K” dot paper
  • complete “K” is for kite
  • paint with toothbrushes
  • participate in a germ spreading simulation

Thursday

  • Discuss Weekly Reader
  • read a  book
  • play a math game
  • participate in playdough flossing activity
  • easel paint with toothbrushes
  • participate in a food group sorting activity

Friday

  • Discuss our Weekly Reader
  • read book
  • play a math game
  • participate in playdough flossing activity
  • Paint a grocery cart and glue pictures of food
  • participate in a food group sorting activity
  • Construct a tooth  

 

Number of the month –16, 17

Letter of the week – V

Shape of the month – heart

Color of the month – pink, purple

Sensory table: Toothpaste and toothbrushes

SHARE Notes 2/5/2017

Monday

  • discuss Valentine Weekly Reader
  • read a Valentine story
  • meet “V” letter person
  • make letter “V” with sticks
  • create Valentine spray bottle art
  • work on Valentine book
  • complete “V” paper
  • observe dissolving candy science experiments

Tuesday

  • find “V” letter person”
  • read Valentine book
  • write “V” on white board
  • participate in “Mailman, Mailman; Where’s Your Mail?”
  • watch volcano demonstration
  • list words that start with “V”
  • complete a Valentine project
  • construct “V” letter person
  • make Valentine sentences on pocket chart

Wednesday

  • meet “V” letter person
  • discuss Valentine Weekly Reader
  • make letter “V” with sticks
  • read Valentine story
  • work on Valentine book
  • complete “V” is for Valentine
  • create pom-pom painting
  • watch volcano demonstration

Thursday

–     participate in obstacle course

  • read Valentine book
  • play musical chairs with letters
  • construct valentine card
  • decorate a Valentine tree
  • “mail” Valentines
  • decorate cookies   

Friday

  • participate in obstacle course
  • read Valentine book
  • play opposite matching game
  • participate in dice/jumping game
  • construct valentine card
  • decorate a Valentine tree
  • “mail” Valentines
  • decorate cookies

 

Number of the month –16, 17

Letter of the week – V

Shape of the month – heart

Color of the month – pink, purple

Sensory table: Candy hearts

Writing: friendship mini books

SHARE Notes 1/29/17

Monday

  • meet “R” letter person       
  • display 5 senses poster and discuss
  • read “Look, listen, touch, and smell”
  • complete “R” paper
  • paint with spices
  • explore 5 senses at Science table

Tuesday

  • find “R” letter person       
  • read and discuss Weekly Reader
  • list “R” words
  • make “R” with sticks
  • complete “R” letter person
  • make a texture collage
  • listen to “Hurry Burry” and list sounds we hear
  • participate in “mix it” activity
  • taste sweet, salty, sour, and bitter food

Wednesday

–     meet “R” letter person

  • read and discuss Weekly Reader
  • use “R” sticks
  • complete “R” dot paper
  • cut “R” is for rainbow
  • paint with tea bags
  • taste sweet, salty, sour, and bitter food
  • sing songs

Thursday

  • make groundhog predictions
  • read and discuss Weekly Reader
  • write “R” on white board
  • play shadow matching game
  • read groundhog book
  • complete connect the dots page
  • create groundhog prediction art
  • participate in marshmallow 5 senses

Friday

  • read and discuss Weekly Reader
  • discuss “R” bag items
  • read groundhog book
  • participate in marshmallow 5 senses
  • construct a groundhog puppet

 

Number of the week – 15

Letter of the week – R

Shape of the month – rectangle

Color of the month –blue

Nursery rhyme – “Hey, Diddle, Diddle”

SHARE Notes 01/23/17

Monday

  • meet “B” letter person       
  • read “Bear Snores On”
  • use “B” sticks
  • discuss Winter Animals
  • complete “B” paper
  • create bear cave craft
  • play bear letter matching game

Tuesday

–     find “B” letter person       

  • read a bear book
  • list “B” words
  • write “B” on white board
  • complete “B” letter person
  • discuss hibernation
  • listen to Bear book on CD
  • play hibernation game

Wednesday

–     meet “B” letter person

  • read “Polar Bear, Polar Bear”
  • use “B” sticks
  • read and discuss “A Long Sleep” weekly reader
  • complete “B” dot paper
  • cut “B” is for bear
  • Polar bear in a blizzard art
  • sing songs

 

Thursday

 

  • BRING YOUR BEAR to SCHOOL

 

  • read and discuss “Hello Polar Bear” weekly reader
  • read a bear book
  • participate in parachute bear game
  • play “Don’t wake the bears”
  • make playdough caves

 

Friday

 

  • BRING YOUR BEAR to SCHOOL

 

  • discuss “B” bag items
  • read “Arctic Animals” weekly reader
  • participate in parachute bear game
  • finger paint Arctic Hare
  • play “Don’t wake the bears”

 

Number of the week – 15

Letter of the week – B

Shape of the month – rectangle

Color of the month –blue

Nursery rhyme – “Hey, Diddle, Diddle”

SHARE Notes Week of 1/15/17

Monday

  • meet “P” letter person
  • make “P” with sticks
  • complete “P” paper
  • act out The Three Billy Goats Gruff story
  • grow a beanstalk
  • read a fairy tale book

Tuesday

  • write “P” on white board
  • construct “P” letter person
  • complete Princess and Pea project
  • follow pirate clues to find “P” person
  • participate in “Fee, Fie, Foe, Fum” rhyming activity
  • read a fairy tale book

Wednesday

  • meet “P” letter person
  • make “P” with sticks
  • read a fairy tale book
  • complete “P” dot page
  • complete “P” cut
  • sing songs

Thursday – wear pirate or princess clothes

  • read a pirate book
  • go on a treasure hunt
  • complete a pirate face
  • participate in “walk the plank” activity
  • enjoy “Pirate popcorn”
  • play Pirate Island game
  • participate in “Gather a Crew” activity

Friday – wear pirate or princess clothes

  • discuss a bag of “P” items
  • read a pirate book
  • go on a treasure hunt
  • make a pirate hat or princess crown
  • sing “Aye, Aye Captain” song
  • participate in “walk the plank” activity

 

Number of the month –15

Letter of the week – P

Shape of the month – rectangle

Color of the month – blue

Sensory bin- pirate treasure and princess jewels             

SHARE Notes 01/08/17

Monday

  • introduce letter “D”
  • make letter “D” with sticks
  • read dinosaur book
  • participate in dino bone excavating
  • dinosaur feet measuring
  • complete “D” paper
  • create dino fossil
  • sing songs

Tuesday

  • discuss Weekly Reader about dinosaurs
  • write “D” on white board
  • read a story about dinosaurs
  • make a shape dinosaur
  • construct “D” letter person
  • participate in dinosaur movement game

Wednesday

  • meet “D” letter person
  • read dinosaur book,
  • make “D” using sticks
  • complete “D” dot page
  • dinosaur paint stamping
  • participate in “Dino Pokey”

Thursday

  • read a story about dinosaurs
  • discuss letter sounds
  • participate in “Bottle Up, Bottle Down”
  • construct playdough dinosaurs
  • paint a fossil
  • sing songs

Friday

  • discuss bag of “D’s”
  • sponge paint a dinosaur
  • cut out a dinosaur egg
  • discuss Weekly Reader about dinosaurs
  • play dinosaur matching game
  • sing songs

 

Number of the week – 15

Letter of the week –D

Shape of the month – rectangle

Color of the month – blue

Nursery Rhyme – Hey Diddle, Diddle

Sensory- dino bone excavating

SHARE Notes 12/11/16

Monday

  • read a Christmas book
  • work on Christmas decorations
  • practice Christmas songs and poems
  • complete Christmas wish list
  • play a Christmas charades game
  • make a Christmas card

Tuesday

  • cut wrapping paper
  • discuss Weekly Reader
  • practice Christmas songs and poems on stage
  • read a Christmas book
  • play chair switch game
  • decorate a Christmas picture

Wednesday

  • practice Christmas songs and poems on stage
  • play Santa Says game
  • discuss Weekly Reader
  • read a Christmas book
  • make a Christmas card
  • decorate a Christmas picture

Thursday

 

  • Christmas Program in McCann Center, 10am and 1pm
  • cookies and juice served after program

 

Friday

 

  • Christmas Program in McCann Center, 10am
  • cookies and juice served after program

 

Letter of the Week: Review

Number of the Week: Review

Writing: Christmas Wish List

Shape of the month: Star

Color of the month: Green

Nursery Rhyme: Little Jack Horner

Sensory: Wrapping Paper and scissors