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Volume 2

October 11, 2021

Teachers Lisa, Jieshan and Nuria
Week of October 11-15 Learning Resource

Message from your teachers!  

Welcome to this week’s newsletter! We hope you and your families have been enjoying these learning activities as we await further updates about reopening. We are so grateful for your patience and understanding as plans are being made to reopen safely. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please reach out to one of us!

We have a couple of links and flyers here for you, in case you need them:

“Fresh bucks” food and vegetable funds lottery program open soon  The Public Lottery application opens on October 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Between October 11, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. and October 29, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., you can apply online or over the phone for Fresh Bucks benefits:

Apply online https://www.seattlefreshbucks.org/apply/

Apply over the phone:  1-800-756-5437 

Benefits can be spent on fruit and vegetable purchases at participating Seattle retailers in 2022.

Need help with Child Care Costs? https://www.childcare.org/family-services/?storyid=174

Do you know anyone who needs preschool for their child? Send them this link! https://nhwa.org/early-childhood-education/apply/

Teacher Lisa Email: lisap@nhwa.org Work Cell: (206) 480-7230Teacher Jieshan Email: jieshant@nhwa.org Work Cell: (206)532-6929Teacher Nuria Email: nuriao@nhwa.org Work Cell: (206)532-6927

Our four program-wide expectations are Be Compassionate, Be Curious, Be A Community and Be Courageous. This week we will focus on how children can Be Curious.

We are Curious when we:

  • Explore new ideas
  • Ask “I Wonder” questions
  • Imagine the possibilities
  • Test our ideas
  • Value the challenge

In this week’s learning resource, you’ll find an activity related to this week’s expectation. Let us know how it went!

Language / Literacy

Be Curious (Literacy):

Find your favorite book and read it with a friend or family member. As you finish reading the book, think of what could happen AFTER the end of the story! Be Curious as to what the characters would do after the story’s ending. For example, if you’re reading Hair Love, what would Zuri do with her Mom now that she’s home?

   

Math / Science

Ride a Ferry! (Math/Science)

https://vimeo.com/572646676 Watch this video of Teacher Lisa riding on a ferry boat! As you watch, try to count how many cars or other boats you see. Think about the water: is it cold? Warm? Did you see any clouds in the sky? These kinds of science questions can boost your brain and help you learn more about the world around you! Ask us for the password!

Math / Science

Find the missing number (Math)

On a piece of paper, write down numbers up to 10 or 15 (depending on your child’s skillset), but leave a few blank! See the picture below for an example:

Then hand the paper to your child and ask them, “What number is missing? Can you write down the missing numbers?” This will help them practice writing as well as help them remember what numbers look like and what order they go in!