HPCC PM SPRING VOL. 2 NEWSLETTER – REBECCA and NADIFA
Head Start encourages parent participation! Want to gain job/leadership skills? Start attending parent meetings and join the policy Council when there’s a spot. Parents get to help decide how our classes/curriculum run.
If your kiddo is heading towards kindergarten make sure:
-they get their shots
-and that you practice calling us every time you’re unable to make class. The public school will call you each time your child is absent and ask you why…
Suggested lesson plan time amounts per week: 7.5 hours week
Art / Writing
Draw what you hear/bird sounds-A girl draws in the forest the sound shapes she hears the birds make- you can try it too! https://video.link/w/03efc
Skills: fine motor skills of cutting/taping/conversation skills
Math / Science
SPRING SCIENCE: Next week we will sprout beans in a Ziploc bag during Option B class. Here’s how it will work:
Dampen paper towel with spray bottle.
Place wet paper towel in Ziploc Bag.
Place bean on top of wet paper towel.
Close Ziploc Bag.
Place Ziploc Bag in a warm, sunny spot.
Add water to paper towel when it dries out.
Observe your plant growing in 3-5 days! You can transplant into a garden after that 🙂
www.sciencefun.org › experiments
Blossoming Beans – Science Fun
MOVING WITH MATH:
-Stretch and count with Patty Shukla
Skills: saying number names and money names out loud/Learning about sprouting/new vocab & following directions
The guessing game song:https://video.link/w/hBCec
Listen and talk with your children: can they guess what she is singing about before she tells?
Skills: vocabulary, waiting practice, recalling
Movement / Play
It’s spring! Can you pretend to be a bird? Dance like a bird and then go out and look for some and listen to their sounds.
-Great moving/motor activities created by a dad to do with his kid! https://video.link/w/UgSec
-Ridiculously fun dance moves exercise including “the chicken”
Skills: indoor moving vocab/imagination and storytelling practice/moving for exercise while doing science observation!