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Two Day MF Class News 1/21/22

January 12, 2022
By The Acorn

News: Recap and Preview

Class: Caterpillar 2 day M/F

Jan. 17 and 21, 2022

Dramatic Play: Construction Site

Theme: The Three Little Pigs

For the week of Jan. 17

First large group:

Book: The Three Little Pigs

Art Activities:

This week art activities will be: using wood glue and wood pieces to create a structure

Motor room:

Scooter boards

Second large group:

Move and Freeze

Small groups:

Small groups 1, 2 and 3: tracing horizontal and arched lines - prewriting

Important dates: 

No School on Monday January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 If you have questions please feel free to reach out through the playground app. Remember that if your child will not be at school to always contact the office.

The Caterpillar teaching team

Christine, Pamela and Lenka

Two Day MF Class News 1/14/22

January 03, 2022
By The Caterpillar Team

News: Recap and Preview

Class: Caterpillar 2 day M/F

Jan. 10 and 14, 2022

Dramatic Play: Veterinarian Clinic

Theme: Pets

For the week of Jan. 10

First large group:

Book: Cookies Week; Bring in favorite stuffed animal as a pet.

Book: Strictly No Elephants; Pets/not pets

Art Activities:

This week art activities will be: Shaving cream with watercolors and squeegees; colored tape with scissors

Motor room:

Corn hole

Second large group:

Pet Riddles 4-8; Kitty Cat guess who has the yarn game, numbers 1-12

Old Black Cat movement song; Which is your favorite pet? Chart

Small groups:

Small groups 1 and 3: Starts with D sound, Starts with C sound; sorting game

Small group 2: Count and match the number card game;

Small groups switch activities each meeting

Important dates:

Look for sign up genius email for parent teacher conferences via zoom.

No School on Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

If you have questions please feel free to reach out through the playground app. Remember that if your child will not be at school to always contact the office.

The Caterpillar teaching team

Christine, Pamela and Lenka

Two Day MF Class News 1/7/22

January 03, 2022
By The Caterpillar Team

News: Recap and Preview

Class: Caterpillar 2 day M/F

Jan. 3 and 7, 2022

Dramatic Play: Veterinarian Clinic

Theme: Pets

We hope everyone had a wonderful time off to spend with family and friends. We are excited to get back to school to see all of our Caterpillar friends! Speaking of Caterpillar friends, we would like to welcome a new Caterpillar friend to our class; we can’t wait to meet our new friend Bruce!

For the week of Dec. 13

First large group:

Different types of pets; do you have a pet? Chart yes or no

Book: The Stray Dog; cut art project box into pet house

Art Activities:

This week art activities will be: community art of painting a box and making a pet house for the dramatic play room; finger-painting

Motor room:

Corn hole

Second large group:

Old Black Cat movement song; Add different cat movements

Pet Riddles 1-4; Little Turtle nursery rhyme

Small groups:

Small groups 1 and 3: Scissor use: Cut the dotted line to the dog bowl

Small group 2: Let’s pretend to be a pet then we can act the same. Riddles and movement

Small groups switch activities each meeting

Important dates:

Look for sign up genius email for parent teacher conferences via zoom.

No School on Monday January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

If you have questions please feel free to reach out through the playground app. Remember that if your child will not be at school to always contact the office.

The Caterpillar teaching team

Christine, Pamela and Lenka

Two Day MF Class News 12/10/21

December 07, 2021
By The Caterpillar Team

News: Recap and Preview

Class: Caterpillar 2 day M/F

Dec. 13

Dramatic Play: Home for the Holidays and Holiday workshop

Theme: Holiday Traditions

The Caterpillars have had so much fun decorating the dramatic play room with holiday decor and wrapping gifts to put under the tree. We have had fun reading stories about the Gingerbread Man, making holiday gifts for our families and creating fun holiday glitter art!

For the week of Dec. 13

Art Activities:

This week art activities will be: play dough

Small groups:

Whole group holiday snack of gingerbread, hot chocolate and fruit

Motor room:

Mini obstacle course with ladder, chairs with hula hoops, balance beam

First large group:

We will see the Kinder performance of The Nativity at 9:15

Second large group:

Mrs. Jo will be sharing her special Holiday story of Hansi and The True Spirit of Christmas

Important dates:

 Dec. 13 is the last day of class for 2021 classes resume on Jan. 3, 2022

 If you have questions please feel free to reach out through the playground app. Remember that if your child will not be at school to always contact the office.

Have a wonderful Holiday Break!!

The Caterpillar teaching team

Christine, Pamela and Lenka

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