Saturday, May 18, 2019

End of the Year Reminders

Monday is the last day of school for the MWF group.
Tuesday is the last day of school for everyone else.
WEDNESDAY IS GRADUATION!!!
Drop your child off at the classroom at 8:45 sharp and then wait in the Canfield Center for us!! There will be tables set up for your food items.
The children are all so excited to sing for you!!! I hope they do as well as they have during our practices!!! It just depends if luck is on my side that day!!!!!
This type of performance really shows not only, how much the children have learned this year,  but also, how much they have matured and gained confidence in the school environment!!!  We hope you enjoy it!!!

Friday, May 10, 2019

Happy Mother's Day and Down on the farm!



The Vocabulary of a Mother 
  • Dumbwaiter: One who asks if the children would care to order a dessert.
  • Feedback: The inevitable result when the baby doesn't appreciate the strained carrots.
  • Full Name: What you call your child when you're angry with him.
  • Grandparents: The people who think your children are wonderful even though they're sure you're not raising them right.
  • Independent: How we want our children to be for as long as they do everything we say.
  • Puddle: A small body of water that draws other small bodies wearing dry shoes into.
  • Show Off: A child who is more talented than yours.
  • Whodunit: None of the children who live in your house.
  • Bottle-feeding: An opportunity for Daddy to get up at 2 am.
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!


This week we will be down on  the farm! We will have a visit from Farmer Bob.(Mrs. Hindelang's husband!)  He will talk about life on the farm and read us a special story!  We will also play lots of fun farm games such as Milk Bucket Boogie, Egg and Spoon race, Sing like a farm animal, Guess the Farm  Animal and of course Act like a cow etc!  So, be sure wear your farm clothes on Friday!!!!!!


PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU CAN HELP WITH THESE SNACK ITEMS NEEDED FOR OUR FARM FEAST ON FRIDAY:
  1. fresh strawberries
  2. biscuits
  3. pint of heavy whipping cream (to make homemade butter)
  4. 1/2 ears of corn cooked and ready to eat 
  5. 1/2 gallon chocolate milk

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Marvelous Mothers!

This week the children will honor all of our Mommies by discussing what our moms do that  is special, and how our mommies take good care of us.    We will also talk about Mary our Mother in Heaven.

 Friday,May 10th, we will be going to the all school mass for our school’s annual May Crowning.  Please drop your child off at our usual spot at 7:50am. This will allow us time to be paired up with our 5th grade buddies and get over to church.  You are encouraged to join us for this lovely event!  Hope to see you on Friday!

Please remember to continue to review both letter recognition, letter sounds and numeral recognition-these are two very important skills for kindergarten that will ensure success for your child next year!!!

Prayer For The Week- Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee,.  Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb Jesus.  Holy Mary Mother of God, pray for us sinners now an at the hour of our death.  Amen
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LEARNING FOR THE WEEK

Group time- Mother's day discussion-what does your mommy look like? What does she do that's funny? Mother's Day song

Religion-Mother's Day lesson, May Crowning at church on Friday

Literacy- Read "Are You My Mother?", "Just Me and Mommy" "Run Away Bunny"complete the sentence-What does your mommy do? and illustrate it

Math- number activities

Letter Review-M, B, C


Craft- Mother's Day craft,Are You My Mother? craft , number craft

Gross Motor-Mother May I?, circle game

Science- tend to plants, take a walk and look for signs of spring

Friday, April 26, 2019

Springtime books

This week we will enjoy plenty of great books about the season of spring! And will also discuss Earth Day.

Friday is all school mass please drop your child off at 7:50 at our usual spot!


Parent reflection Question for the week:In what areas of my life is God calling me to grow right now?

Praying With The Church:Father in Heaven, Our minds were prepared for the coming of your kingdom when you took Christ beyond our sight so that we might seek him in his glory.  May we follow where he has led and find our hope in his glory, for he is Lord for ever. Amen.

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LEARNING FOR THE WEEK



Group time- Read the Little Red Hen, list words beginning with R,  The Grouchy Ladybug, List Words Starting with The Letter G,Inch By Inch, list words beginning with the I sound, Let's Find Out Magazine-Be an Earth Day Super Hero! List Words Beginning with E sound

Religion- Jesus Returns To Heaven

Small Motor- make bread out of play dough, knead it, shape it, bake it, practice letter R, G, I, E

Math-mix,  measure, pour with spoons bowls, cup  using flour

Science- water plants, plant carrots, talk about our earth and how to care for it

Craft- make a hen, grouchy ladybug craft, Earth Day Craft

Friday, April 12, 2019

Easter is Here!

Easter Vacation- Thursday, April18th-April26th

Parent Reflection Question for the week:In my life, when have I seen God act in an unexpected way to bring joy and hope from a situation that seemed hopeless?

Praying with the church-We should glory in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, for he is our salvation, our life and our Resurrection; through him we are saved and made free.  Roman Missal
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LEARNING FOR THE WEEK


Group time-Easter Stories and Rhymes, flannels board - counting bunnies and eggs, go on our Easter Egg Hunt!
Religion- Jesus is Risen! 
Art-Paint giant carrots, Easter Baskets
Science- plant carrot Garden, check on our flowers and water if needed
Gross Motor- egg and spoon race, roll Eater eggs with our noses, hands head etc!, play Bunny, Bunny Egg
Small Motor- putting together Easter eggs
Math- pattern hat
Reading Readiness- Bunny Book
Easter Vacation- Thursday, April18th-April26th

Parent Reflection Question for the week:In my life, when have I seen God act in an unexpected way to bring joy and hope from a situation that seemed hopeless?

Praying with the church-We should glory in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, for he is our salvation, our life and our Resurrection; through him we are saved and made free.  Roman Missal
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LEARNING FOR THE WEEK



Group time-Eater Stories and Rhymes, flannels board - counting bunnies and eggs, go on our Easter Egg Hunt!
Religion- Jesus is Risen! 
Art-Paint giant carrots, Easter Baskets
Science- plant carrot Garden, check on our flowers and water if needed
Gross Motor- egg and spoon race, roll Eater eggs with our noses, hands head etc!, play Bunny, Bunny Egg
Small Motor- putting together Easter eggs
Math- pattern hat
Reading Readiness- Bunny Book

Friday, April 5, 2019

Hippity hoppity Easter's on it's way!!


For the next two weeks, we will be busy learning about Easter and all of the fun it brings!

We need the following items from each child:

  • 1 bag of Easter candy-nut free/ or some other treat for the easter baskets
  • 1 cleaned out milk/water jug with your child's name on it
FARM DAY IS TUESDAY-ALL MWF CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENT  ARE ENCOURAGED  TO JOIN US IN THE GYM FROM 9:30-10:00am
This Friday is SPECIAL PERSON'S DAY! Your child and his/her special person should go directly to church for 8:15am mass. After mass is over, your child will walk with their special person to the classroom to visit and have a special treat.  Special Person's Day is over at 10:00am  PLEASE NOTE- if your child is not coming to special person's Day, your should drop him/her off at 10:00 am to the classroom.

We also need an Easter treat for April 17th- please let me know if you can help!
Easter Break is from Thursday April 18th-26th

Z DAY IS FRIDAY  PLEASE SEND IN A SHOW AND TELL ITEM

PRESCHOOL GRADUATION-WEDNESDAY, MAY 22nd 9am sharp in the Canfield Center! You will drop your child off in the classroom at 8:45 sharp. After we sing  our songs, we will have some treats and you and your child are free to leave when you are through.  Siblings, grandparents etc are welcome as well!  .

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Group Time- Easter stories, Easter Songs, Let's Find Out-Rainbow Plants

Religion- Easter Religion Lesson, Easter Story

Science-plant seeds

 K-readiness-match upper/lower case letters with Easter Eggs

Small Motor- Easter cookies cutters, play dough