MAY 10-14, 2021 TEACHERS REBECCA AND NADIFA
-OPTION B MONTHLY MEETING SUN 5/23 3:00-3:45 on Teams
-NO SCHOOL MON 5/31 Memorial Day
Getting your children ready for return to preschool and kindergarten:
-come to class regularly,
-help get their supplies ready for class,
-practice newsletter “homework“
-and play games from the thinking section of our newsletter will be well prepared for in-person class!
Please call, email, or text if your child will not be in class – it’s expected in kindergarten.
Reminder: Southwest and High Point point library Are open for some in person services.
NEWSLETTER SET TO 7.5 hours of HOME LEARNING WEEKLY: READING AND EXERCISING at least 20 min a day each included
Language / Literacy
Cat secrets is a great book that teaches children how to read “conversations” as the cats have word bubbles that show which cat is talking. https://video.link/w/VRGrc
Don’t forget you can read books in multiple languages at
WRITING PRACTICE: we are doing cheers with the initial letter for each day of the week: have your child say “M-M-M-Monday” as they are getting ready for class and when you do writing you can show them a string of M-M-M and the abbreviation “MON”
Peanut butter jelly song https://video.link/w/PG1rc
Language skills: Vocabulary/conversation skills
Art / Writing
Can you follow the directions in teacher Rebecca’s video and make ice cream cone art, a tic-tac-toe board,And cut some paper to make a woven placemat? Enjoy 🙂
SKILLS: motor skills of cutting& drawing, conversation skills, turn taking, & patterning!
Math / Science
MATH: Have your child count the different animal toys in your house. Put them into groups on a number line piece of paper and see which ones you have more of.
Do you have more bears or more dogs?
Do you have more animals that live on a farm or more animals that live in a zoo?
Take a walk and look for numbers. Can your child find the number of their age on a car?
Can they find the number of their house on another house?
Read Spot counting book https://video.link/w/7Besc
SCIENCE: Last week some of us watched a video about an ice cream factory. It’s fun to see how the milk is heated and mixed and made delicious with extra ingredients
SKILLS: Conversation and observation: how do machines work? How is food made?
Guess the animal sounds game:
If you don’t want to play a video look at a book together that has pictures of more than one animal on a page, then tell your child to close their eyes and you make a sound of one of the animals. See if they can guess which animal they are hearing.
PRETEND PLAY & MOVING GAME FUN:
Try the red light green light song to practice listening skills. To make a pretend game with this song you can have your child make a car out of a paper box you cut the bottom out of and they can “drive” their car around while moving to the song. https://video.link/w/hmGrc Red Light song
You can also play this little Sesame Street song about driving in a car
SKILLS: listening and naming animals out loud.
If you’re happy and you know it dancing with a group of children: https://video.link/w/KLGrc
We had fun with the banana meatball song from GoNoodle: it helps you practice patterns! https://video.link/w/MqGrc
Move to the days of the week song practicing time and exercise together:
Skills: indoor moving vocab/ moving for exercise/conversation, and imagination skills.