Weekly Round-up-February 3rd-7th, 2014

Monday, the 3rd –
Regular class schedule and “Quilt” squares will go home with VHC and VBS classes

Tuesday, the 4th –Regular class schedule and rescheduled Community Helper Performances for VHC and VBS classes.  “Quilt” squares will go home with the Panda Bear class.

Thursday, the 6th-Regular class schedule

Friday, the 7th-Regular class schedule, Mixed-up Chameleons-Please bring two items that are opposite and 8:45 a.m. – Preschool staff meeting

Preschool Office News:  Please bring in your tuition payment sometime next week, if you haven’t already done so.  For those of you who have children attending Lunch with Kim: February has 3 Fridays, March has 4, April has 2, and May has 2.  Thanks so much!

 Mixed-up Chameleons News-Today we had lots of Groundhog day fun!  We made a groundhog that pops out of his hole, learned a groundhog tongue twister, a groundhog poem, and read some groundhog books.

Very Hungry Caterpillar and Very Busy Spider News:   We wrapped up our unit on People with Occupations in our Neighborhood this week.  We have enjoyed all of the parent guest speakers and our field trip to the fire and police station!  We are looking forward to our rescheduled Community Helper performance next Tuesday. We have learned a lot of practical, common sense knowledge  this unit.

Friday Enrichment News- This week we will be expanding on the snow theme by talking about hibernation, in particular bears.  The children will get to make a circle bear using their cutting skills, go on a bear hunt and get a chance to hibernate!  This week’s letter is R.

Brown Bear/Polar Bear News: )-Valentine’s Day fun is here!  Our new felt board story, “This Little Valentine,” is fun and teaches shapes  .  We will be introducing our “Made with Love” fingerplay and “Love Your Friends” song.  We have a special “Matchmakers” game where the kids can practice making matches and we will sing our “Sharing Song” while practicing sharing.  Our letter will next week will be O.  Monday starts a round of Valentine’s Day themed art projects.  Fun stuff!