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Volume 7

November 3, 2021

Teacher Nicole and Teacher Bahiya

Contact info: Nicole: nicolek@nhwa.org

206-349-1557

Bahiya: bahiyas@nhwa.org

 Resource: Sign up to get your child a Seattle Public Library Card!!! Its Free!

https://www.spl.org/using-the-library/get-started/get-started-with-a-library-card/library-card-application/kids-library-card-application

TIPS: Developing autonomy (Independence) gives your child a sense of self-efficacy (“I can do it on my own”) which promotes self-esteem and confidence, and promotes motivation and perseverance in school. Building independence is part of a child’s social skills; self-reliance allows the child to feel they have control over their life. Give your child choices, let them help, and let them solve problems on their own.

Things you can do:

 1. Give your child chores (assist with folding clothes, washing dishes, sweeping, helping cook (prep food), clean their rooms, and take out trash

 2. Let the dress themselves/pick out own clothes

 3. Help serve at mealtime

4. Choose what they want for snack or a meal

5. Let them Read you a book instead of you reading to them

Here is an article about building independence! Click the link below

https://childmind.org/article/how-to-build-independence-in-preschoolers/

Math / Science

Counting the Calendar: It’s a new Month!! Have your child count the days in October 1-31. Point to random numbers and ask what this number is? Have child Jump or clap the numbers

Social Emotional

Encourage your child to be independent with self-help skills such as picking out own clothes, dressing themselves, brushing own teeth, and cleaning up own toys.

Language / Literacy

Practice writing your name and the letter K. Talk about the Letter K sound and words that start with K.

Letter K Scavenger Hunt: Find these items below in your house. Think of other words that start with the Letter K

Read a book to your child or have child read a book to you. Ask your child questions about the book such as “What part of the story did you like” “what would you do if..”

  1. Pete the Cat 4 and the Missing Cupcakes

https://video.link/w/lBduc

2. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

https://video.link/w/wSILb

SONGS We Know:

Five Little Monkeys Swinging in a Tree

https://video.link/w/1Zv5b

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

https://video.link/w/Ciw5b

Five Little Ducks

https://video.link/w/6KM7b 

 

I HOPE YOU ENJOY THESE SONG AND BOOK LINKS