We read "The hat" by Jan Brett
We asked the children "Did you wear a hat to school today?"
We glued fabric and yarn pom poms to a hat shape for art.
We did chalk drawing on blue paper at the easel.
We did "Finger Boppin", "I like my hat", and "Couch potato pokey" for music time today.
We did a kitten's mitten felt rhyme today too.
We changed our dramatic play into a grocery store, we have food boxes, cash registers, and shopping carts.
Maple Room- Morning class
We read " A little bit of winter" by Paul Stewart
We did cotton ball painting- clip a cotton ball in a clothes pin, dip it in paint and dab it onto paper.
We had ABC stampers with lower case letters at the easel.
For music time- we did the "January song", "The mitten song", "I'm a little snowman", and "snowflake, snowflake".
We did letter L activities and read an L story, The little lamb who loved to laugh.
Maple Room- afternoon class
We read "A little bit of winter" by Paul Stewart
We made the cover for our ABC book, using ABC stampers
We had painting with rollers at the easel.
We did "animal action" , "cool bear hunt" and some freeze dances" for music time
Oak Room- Pre- K class
We read "One snowy night" by M Christina Butler and "One winter's day" also by M Christina Butler
We worked in our journal notebooks on the letter O, pictures and words that begin with O.
We did animal pattern blocks, dinosaur sorting and a magnetic ABC puzzle
We did "Cool bear hunt" and some hibernation rhymes for music time.
We took the children to another room to play Candyland in smaller groups. We go to another room to minimize distractions.
We are doing a science activity- we filled a balloon with water and measured it, then we will freeze it and measure it again. We will see what happens. Will it get bigger, smaller, burst, ......we will see.
Stay & Play
We read "Clifford's Manners" by Norman Bridwell
We panted with a variety of balls in different size, shape and texture.
We did "The freeze dance" using ribbons to move with, and we did "There is a dog in school" song for music time.
|Design made by using a variety of balls dipped in paint and rolled around in a box lined with paper.|
|Some of the kinds of balls used to make the ball picture|