Friday, October 13, 2017

Dear Families,

We were happy to see some of our families at Back to School Night.  For those of you who weren't able to make it, I've sent home the print outs so that you can stay updated on what is happening in your child's classroom.  We are on the third week of our Farm/Harvest Unit.  Here are the books we are reading.

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Small Groups

Monday      Sorting big and small apples
Tuesday      Farm animal Races turn-taking game
Wednesday How Many?  Counting farm animals
Thursday    Sorting shapes
Friday         Playing Farm memory

Choice Time

Big Rug             Raking leaves
Block Rug         Building animal pens with Lincoln Logs
Dramatic Play   Farmer's Market
Red Table          Spelling unit vocabulary with magnet letters
Blue Table         "Shearing sheep" with scissors and ribbon
Green Table       Farm animal stamps
Sensory Table    Seeds

-Barnyard Buddies

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Dear Families,

We hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend!  We are on the second week of our Farm/Harvest Unit.  This week, we are learning about what jobs a farmer has.  We are reading stories about apple farmers and animal farmers.  Here are the books we will be reading.

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Small Groups

Tuesday      Coloring apple trees and adding quantities of apples that match the
                     number on the tree
Wednesday  Practicing positional vocab with farmers and their barns
Thursday     Sorting leaves by ascending size
Friday          Sorting animals that live on a farm and animals that do not live on a

Choice Time Activities

Large Rug             Farms
Block Area           Velcro blocks
Dramatic play       Vegetable stand
Blue Table (OT)    Making food out of play-doh
Red Table (Lit.)     Hi Ho Cheerio game
Green Table           Sorting animals in a farm and not in a farm
Yellow Table (Sci.) Milking cows

Just a reminder that this Wednesday is our Back To School Night.  AM Class is at 6:30PM and PM Class is at 7:00PM.  Please remember that this is a time for adults only, no kids.  Thank you, and we hope to see you there!

-The Barnyard Buddies