Ms. Victoria's Class  : September

 

Issue September 21 – October 2, 2020

Dear Families,

We are so happy to welcome you and your children to Alcott School. We are going to have a great time singing songs, reading stories, making projects, and learning so many wonderful new things together. We have an exciting year planned ahead for everyone. It’s going to be a great year!

A few reminders:

Please dress your child appropriately for the weather

Stuffed animals are prohibited during rest time

Please be sure to pick up your child on time

Please provide healthy snacks for lunch

 

Warmest regards from Victoria Scagnelli, Francine Faltinsky and Nancy Sedlak

 

Art:

Cutting Activity

“A promise for peace” art project for International Peace Day!

 

Cultural Arts/Geography: We will discuss what happens in their community and identify a variety of places there.

Who Works in Our Community?

Reading: Places in My Community by Bobbie Kalman

We will make a paper bag Community Project

 

Language:

Picture Story (An understanding that printed word is related to oral language)

Reading: The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

Craft based on this book

Nomenclature exercise (enrichment of vocabulary, to show everything has a name)

 

Math: Preparation for associating quantity (number) with the symbol (numeral)

Red and Blue Rods

Sandpaper numerals

Learning names of 0-9

 

Practical Life: Order, Coordination, Concentration and Independence

Walking on a Line

Carrying a Tray

Sitting on a Chair

 

Science:

Germ Science Experiment

Children will learn the importance of washing their hands

Reading: Germs are not for Sharing by Elizabeth Verdick

 

Sensorial: Developing an awareness of gradation, visual discrimination of dimension, and ability to sort.

Cylinder Blocks

Tower of Cubes

Sensory Bin (individual)

 

Remember to look for the monthly calendar with current reminders being sent home!