January 3’s and 4’s curriculum 2018
Happy New Year ! Welcome back to school! We have a very fun and busy month planned.
Our color of the month is blue. Our shape of the month is diamond. We are learning about Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. We will also talk about the winter season! We will continue on with the alphabet and working on our shapes, colors , cutting and name writing. We will also start math centers which will include counting objects and number recognition.
Please help your child remember share and tell is on Wednesday and Thursday every week it is a very important social learning activity. Thank you!
We do have a few new friends starting this month so we would like to welcome them and their families to our center!
Week 1: 1/3-1/5: We will be reviewing our rules and routines this first week. We will be teaching our new friends the flow of our day. We will be welcoming in the new year with some fun crafts! We will begin our nursery rhymes with Little Miss Muffet andThree Little Kittens. 😸😸😺
Week 2: 1/8-1/12: The letter of the week is Mm. We will have letter M cutting, writing and sign language. Nursery Rhymes for this week are Mary had a Little Lamb, The Muffin Man, 3 Blind Mice and Hickory Dickory Dock.
We will introduce winter this week too.
Art will include mice and mittens.
Week 3: 1/15-1/19: We are closed for preschool Monday the 15th. We may be open for childcare if enough families have signed up. Please notify the school if you need childcare that day. This is letter Nn week. Our Nursery rhymes are Baa Baa Black sheep,Itsy bitsy spider , Jack and Jill and Jack be Nimble. We will be acting out most of our rhymes with the class during circle time. The kids really love this! Be sure and ask your child about this!
Week 4: 1/22-1/26: This is letter Oo week. We will write, learn sounds and review all the letters that we have learned this month. Ask your child about their sign words and letter sounds! Nursery Rhymes are Old Mother Hubbard, Old Woman in the Shoe and Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star. We will be making an octopus and Oscar the grouch.
Week 5: 1/29-2/2: This will be letter P week. We will finish up Nursery Rhymes and begin Fairy Tales for the month of February. We will have a lot of fun p crafts like pancakes, pizza, popcorn and piggy crafts!!
Please remember to label your children’s hats, gloves, boots and coats. Also their snacks!! It helps our day go much smoother. Thank you!!