Friday, November 9, 2018

Dear Families,

Just a reminder that this Monday, 11/12, there will be no school due to Veteran's Day.  School will resume as usual on Tuesday.  A note will go home this week regarding the time for your parent conference on 11/29.  A second reminder will go out on the 28th. 

We are in the second week of our Friends Unit.  This week we will be talking about who are friends are and how we make friends.  Here's what we will be reading this week.

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Small Groups
Tuesday       Sorting good and bad friend choices (behavior)
Wednesday  Snipping paper with scissors to make a feather
Thursday     Friendship flower petals
Friday         Match and lace a pocket for Corduroy

Choice Time
Red Table          Matching friends to their names in print
Blue Table         Geoboards
Yellow Table     Apple prints
Green Table      Making patterns with leaves
Rug                   Raking leaves
Block Area       Foam blocks
Dramatic Play  Pizza Shop
Sensory            Rainbow rice

We have new music out for our new unit.  Here are the songs we will be singing.

5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
10 Fat Turkeys book by Tony Jonston
Pumpkin Patch
Friends Forever by Greg and Steve
The Acorn Song

-The Barnyard Buddies

Friday, November 2, 2018

Dear Families,

Just a reminder that this coming Monday and Tuesday, 11/5 and 11/6, there is no school.  On Wednesday we will begin our next curriculum unit, which is our Friends Unit.  This week we will be talking about the difference between family and friends.  Here's what we will be reading.

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Small Groups

Monday       No School
Tuesday       No School
Wednesday  Fishy Friends counting and matching numbers book
Thursday     Where's the Farmer?  Positional book
Friday          Collaging color-changing leaves for fall

Choice Time

Red Table         Tracing/Writing family words
Yellow Table    Sorting Farm and not Farm animals
Blue Table        Geoboards
Green Table      Sorting Fall items by shape
Rug                   Raking leaves
Block Area       Pumpkin bowling
Dramatic Play  Nursery
Sensory Table  Rainbow rice

Handwriting Without Tears
This week we are practicing our horizontal and vertical lines and writing the letter E.

-The Barnyard Buddies