Saturday, March 31, 2012

Parents - Newsletter For the Week of March 26th




Just a reminder that all activities are based on the number of children present each day, ages of the children present, and mood of the children.




March Newsletter




Week of  March 26th




Monthly Thematic Unit – Transportation

Color of the Month – Black



Song of the Week:

“Drive the Truck”
(Sung to: “Row, Row, Row Your Boat”)
Drive, drive, drive your truck
Drive it up the road.
Drive it fast, drive it slow
Make sure to deliver your load.









Book of the Week:  Truck by  Donald Crews


What We Did On Monday: We began our day by building with our Lincoln Logs and playing in our Laugh and Learn Home. Then we enjoyed Independent Reading Time (IRT) where we focused this week on turning the pages from left to right. After that, I introduced the BOTW and the SOTW. Later we played with our kitchen toys, drove our Hotwheels, got silly with our Mr. and Mrs. Potato Heads, developed our fine motor skills with our chain links and worked on our puzzles.

Special Enrichment for Monday: We played our Air, Land and Sea computer game! We also did an art project where we designed our own truck out of cut outs of various shapes that we glued onto paper.

What We Did On Tuesday: We started our day off by playing with our electronic learning toys, Laugh and Learn Home and indoor slide. Then we enjoyed IRT where we focused this week on turning the pages from left to right. Then we sang the SOTW and read the BOTW. Later in the day, we also played with our Lights and Sounds Show toy, Bounce Back Penguin and built with our Legos.


Special Enrichment for Tuesday: We had Music Day - today we played our musical instruments!


What We Did On Wednesday: We began our day by playing with our dinosaurs and Little People playsets. Then we enjoyed IRT where we focused this week on turning the pages from left to right. Then we read the BOTW and sang the SOTW. After that, we enjoyed playing with our toy animals, working on our alphabet floor puzzle, and  building with our alphabet blocks and our Build and Stack City.


Special Enrichment for Wednesday: We all wore black today to celebrate the color of the month! We also watched a movie that showed us how a car is built!


  What We Did On Thursday: No one came to play today.


Special Enrichment for Thursday: No one came to play today.


What We Did On Friday: We began our day by playing with our textured ball and building with our Duplo blocks. Then we enjoyed IRT where we focused this week on turning the pages from left to right. Then we sang the SOTW and read the BOTW. Later, we also played with our Hotwheels, built with our bumpy blocks, devloped our fine motor skills with our chain links, and played with our Real Life kitchen toys.


Special Enrichment for Friday: We watched a silly old movie called Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang about a magical car!


What We Did on Saturday: We started our day by playing with our kitchen toys and indoor slide Then we enjoyed IRT where we focused this week on turning the pages from left to right. Then we sang the SOTW and read the BOTW. Later in the day, we also played with our Laugh and Learn Home, Mr. and Mrs. Potato Heads, building with our Duplo blocks and our Lincoln Logs.



Special Enrichment on Saturday: We watched Elmo in Grouchland!