Friday, February 8, 2013

Trinity Preschool Activities for Friday, February 8, 2012

Willow Room- MWF class

We read "Postal Workers" by Shannon Knudsen

We asked the children if they have been out in the snow?  "What did you do?

At the easel we painted snowflakes using blue and grey glitter paint.

We used real snow and tissue paper that (the color will bleed from) We put pieces of tissue paper onto white paper, and put snow on top of it.  The color from the tissue will  "bleed" on the paper to make it colorful.

We did "bean bag balance", "put your finger on", "the wiggle song", and "give me a clap" for music today.

We made our letter F picture chart today.  We thought of words that start with the letter F.

We talked about postal workers and what they do.  We are have fun with our classroom post office.

Maple Room- Morning room

We read "Never mail an elephant" by Mike Thaler

We made Valentine Bags with stampers and paint.
We had heart stencils with paint and rollers at the easel.

We did "The February song, HEART, A-Q musical letters." for music.

We did letter P activities, played a letter game, we painted snow in the classroom- we brought in real snow and painted it with water colors.

We played winter "what's missing".  

We did a melting snowman experiment.

Maple Room- afternoon class

We read "A hat for Minerva Louise" by Janet Stoeke

We made prints on paper using a bunch of celery.  You cut the celery crosswise about 4-5 inches up from the bottom of the bunch, keeping the bottom all together.  Then you dip the cut portion in paint and make a parint.  It looks like flowers.

We had heart shape stencils and rollers in paint at the easel.

We did "The February song"," HEART", and "Sticky Bubble Gum" for music time.

We played a mailbox themed game, "find the shape"
We did a special story using our "Old lady puppet" There was an old lady who swallowed some snow.

Oak Room:  Pre- K room

We read "Curious George goes to the library" and "We're going on a book hunt"

We made a holder for our Valentine cards.  We glued letters of our name on it. and painted it with heart stampers.

We did "She'll be coming around the mountain" and "stop and go" freeze song, 

We talked about "What starts with the letter S?

Stay & Play:

We read "Llama Llama time to share" by Anna Dewdney

We painted using real snow and powdered paint.

We did "Pass the bean bag", shoofly, and the wiggle song

We had a cool new track and battery operated cars that went around and sometimes crashed.


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