Next week, we will be working on Week 4 of OWL Unit 3 (Wind & Water). Our centers are posted below.
Transferring Water with Plastic Hoses (WATER): Talks about understanding of processes. Asks questions about materials, objects, and events in the environment. Interacts appropriately with other children by cooperating, helping, sharing, and showing interest.
Spray Painting (ART): Performs fine-motor tasks that require small-muscle strength and control. Explores wet media. Contributes to the classroom community.
Paper Snow People (ART): Creates original artwork to express thoughts, feelings, and energy. Explores and experiments with how color can convey mood and emotion. Performs fine-motor tasks that require small-muscle strength and control.
'A Snowy Day' Inspired Artwork: Creates original artwork. Experiments with two-dimensional artwork. Makes connections to books.
Small Groups - Self Portraits
Religion- "I Can Taste" from I Am Special series
"A Hat for Minerva Louise" by Janet Morgan Stoeke
"The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats
-Please be sure to return re-enrollment forms to the office!
Have a great weekend!
-Ms. Kristen & Ms. Molly
We have a short week next week, no school Monday, 1/15, MLK Day.
Here are our centers for next week:
Treasures from blocks of ice (WATER): Uses language to discuss observations. Uses language to discuss basic physical phenomena. Uses new words in meaningful ways. Shows interest and curiosity in learning new concepts. Interacts appropriately with other children by cooperating, helping, sharing, and showing interest. Develops beginning understanding of states of matter.
Sculpting artist’s clay (ART): Investigates and describes various materials. Creates original artwork to express thoughts, feelings, and energy. Creates three-dimensional artwork. Explores with wet media. Asks and answers questions and gives directions.
Painting with colors from Rabbits & Raindrops (EASEL): Creates two-dimensional artwork. Recognizes and names basic geometric shapes. Uses appropriate positional terms to describe where things are in space. Builds finger dexterity and uses thumb/forefinger pincer grasp.
“Rabbits and Raindrops” by Jim Arnosky
“The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats
“A Hat for Minerva Louise” by Janet Morgan Stoeke
Have a great long weekend!
Ms. Molly & Ms. Kristen
After a few snow days, we will be back will a full week; new centers and small groups!
Here's what's to come..
Painting with Straws (Science): Observes and explores materials and events in the environment. Explores and discusses what air is and what air does. Explores with various media to create artwork. Uses classroom materials purposefully and respectfully Shows interest and curiosity in learning new concepts and trying new activities.
Easel Painting with Winter Colors (Art)
Making Clothespin Fences (Dramatic Play): Engages in socio-dramatic play. Uses language to sustain with peers.
Playing with Goop (Fine Motor): Uses a variety of materials to strengthen hand grasp, flexibility, and coordination. Uses classroom materials purposefully and respectfully.
Writing-Blank Book and Pencils: Uses a variety of writing and drawing tools. Experiments with letter forms. Recognizes letters and names.
Math-Let's Make Tangram Pictures:Uses Tangram cards to compose shapes into larger figures. Recognizes shapes in multiple orientations.
Math-Number and Numeral Matching:Counts sets of objects.
Gilberto and the Wind By Marie Hall Ets
One Dark Night By Hazel Hutchens
The Snowy Day By Ezra Jack Keats
Ms. Molly & Ms. Kristen
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