Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Trinity Preschool Activities for Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The Willow room and Maple room classes played in the gym, but the Oak room and Stay & Play went outside.

Stay & Play:

We had a power outage today right when we were making lunch, so we only got a few of the grilled cheese sandwiches made, so we had those and some cold cheese sandwiches. We also had tomato soup.

We read Moo Cow Kaboom by Thacher Hurd

We used fall stamper shapes and glitter paint for our art project.

We played a honey pots memory game, we did a turkey rhyme, sang the BINGO song, and did some bean bag activities.

Willow Room: MWF class

We did the story There was an old lady who swallowed a pie.

We asked the children what kind of pie they like?

We did a gluing activity of gluing pictures on paper dinner plates.

We had magnetic letters at the easel.

We danced with feathers

Maple Room:

We read "Franklin's Thanksgiving" by Paulette Bourgeois

We did a painting project today where the children put paint on trays, then they rolled design rolling pins on the paint. After that, they drew designs with feathers and pressed a paper on top to make a print.

We used rollers and paintbrushes at the easel.

We did the November song, Shake your sillies out, Row, row, row, your boat, wheels on the bus, Play int he band and old MC Donald had a band ( using shakers, bells, and rhythm sticks, and Herman the Worm.

We did letter F activities and played a shape game.

Oak Room

We read "Franklin's Thanksgiving" by Paulette Bourgeois and the letter J book

We worked in our journals drawing J pictures.

At the easel we glued feathers on turkey shapes.

We have new magnetic dress up figures, an animal sorting activity, and a shadow match puzzle (which object's shadow is this)

We did a turkey feather's song, (each child puts a colored feather ont he turkey)
5 elephants finger play
Tap your toes and follow me

We did an experiment today with magnets, we talked about opposite forces, what do magnets stick to? What won't they stick to? Then we had out magnetic activities at the table and the children also took the magnets around the room to see what they would stick to.

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