You can find our centers for next week, along with an attached schedule for Catholic Schools Week, which is next week.
Next week, we will be working on Week 4 of OWL Unit 3 (Wind & Water):
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 Hat for Minerva Louise" by Janet Morgan Stoeke
"The Snowy Day" by Ezra Jack Keats
Have a great weekend!
~Ms. Molly & Ms. Kristen
Reminder: No School Monday, 1/21!
Join Ms. Molly & Ms. Kristen for a fun-filled week of STEAM fun! Be sure to return February vacation camp registration forms - there are a few spots left!
Next week, we will be working on:
Treasures from Blocks of Ice (SCIENCE): 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. 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.
Painting with Colors from Rabbits & Raindrops (ART): 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 & Raindrops' by Jim Arnosky
'The Snowy Day' by Ezra Jack Keats
Enjoy the long weekend!
-Ms. Kristen & Ms. Molly
Monday 1/21-No School, Martin Luther King Day
Here's our centers for next week:
Water table (Sensory): Exploring waters movement with various tools
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
Have a great weekend!
Ms. Molly & Ms. Kristen
Happy New Year! We are excited to be back to school! Next week, we will be starting Unit 3 of OWL - Wind & Water. Please see below for next week's centers.
Sailboats in Water (WATER): Explore what air is and what air does. Uses language to discuss or describe observations. Interacts appropriately with other children by cooperating, helping, sharing, and expressing interest.
Painting with Straws (ART): 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.
Playing House (DRAMATIC PLAY): Interacts with others by cooperating, helping, sharing, and expressing interest. Uses language to develop and maintain relationships in play. Begins to recognize and respond to the needs and emotions of others..
Playdoh (FINE MOTOR): Uses a variety of tools and materials to strengthen hand grasp, flexibility, and coordination.
Gilberto and the Wind by Marie Hall Ets
One Dark Night by Hazel Hutchins
Have a great weekend!
-Ms. Molly & Ms. Kristen
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