First Week of School

Theme of the Week:

This week, we will be learning all about school! We will learn all about our new friends, different parts of our classroom, and the classroom rules We will play some games to get to know our new friends. We will do our first science experiment of the year, create some fun art, work on name recognition, and go on a Pete the Cat scavenger hunt.

Focus Skills of the week:

*cutting, gluing pigenons (art) (fine motor)

*matching our friends to their names

*(science) volcano

*playing with playdoh (fine motor, sensory)

*(art) watercolors on white crayon; creating a resist

*water beads with funnels (sensory)

*making a table top diorama for We Don’t Eat Our Classmates (sensory)

*playing games (Who Am I?; Hickety, Pickety, Bumblebee; Open Shut Them )

*(art) bubble wrap stamping

Upcoming dates:

*First Day of School—Monday, August 26

*No School—Monday, September 2

*Bring Your Bear Day—Wednesday, September 11

Field Trip to the Fire Station—Tuesday, October 8