Thursday, January 29, 2015

Trinity preschool activities for Monday, January 5, 2015

Oak room:

We read " A little bit of winter" by Chris Riddell and "Hibernation" by Tori Kasara
We are starting to talk and learn about hibernation.

The children painted bear shape paper plates brown to look like bear heads.  We added eyes endnotes and will use them to make a bulletin board of beers in a cave.

We did "going on a bear hunt" and "deep blue sea" for music today.

We had Ice blocks and water colors with eye droppers.

Maple room:

We read "polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear?" By Bill Martin Jr.

We painted with strings dipped in White paint and painted on dark blue paper.  We will use them to make a classroom book based on the story today.

We had water colors at the easel.
We did letter e activities today.

We started doing estimating today.  This is a math skill where the children make a " guess" on how many items are in the container.  After we do this a few times, they get better at estimating. 

We had water and magnetic fish with magnetic fishing poles at the water table today.  We put a top on the table with holes in it and the children pretended they were Ice fishing.

We did "i can make a snowman", "chubby little snowman", and "freeze dance" for music today.

Willow room: MWF class

We read "the dot" by Peter H Reynolds

We used bright color paint and brushes at the table today for art.

We had stencils and colored pencils at the easel.

We have our dramatic corner set up like a grocery store now with food, shopping carts, cash registers, etc.

We did "teddy bear, teddy bear", " put your finger in the air", and " little fish" for music today.

We did 5 little snowman, rhyme.

Stay and play :

We read "snow day for mouse" by Judy Cox 
We did roll painting.  We gave the children empty tennis ball plastic containers, and stiff brushes with paint.  After they painted the containers, they rolled the container back and forth across the paper to make designs. 

We did "dear old frosty", " come and get a smiley face", and " the freeze dance" for music today.

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