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All about Shapes!

Our theme this week was shapes! We had a special guest, Sally the shape monster, who likes to eat shapes! Sally taught the children the rhyme “shape monster, shape monster, munch munch munch! I like to eat shapes for my lunch!” The children fed Sally their shapes while telling Sally what shape they were holding and restating the rhyme during circle time. The children
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Valentine’s Day prep in Pre-K3B!

We started off February learning all about Groundhogs Day. We learned what the word “prediction” means and we made our predictions about the groundhog seeing his shadow. We recorded our predictions, and counted them in circle time. We concluded our groundhog studies by making a paper bag groundhog puppet which we took our time coloring, cutting it out and gluing it ourselves! We also
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Happy New Year!

We started the new year learning about polar bears and arctic animals. We learned fun facts, played gross motor polar bear games and even learned some polar bear jokes to tell our parents!  We have been learning all about yoga and different poses. We had a yoga teacher come in and show us how to do yoga poses properly. It was so much fun!
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H is for the Holidays!

We continued practicing the letter Hh sound and learned about different holidays this week. First, we learned about Hanukkah and made a process art Hanukkah project with a dreidel, menorah and a star. Next we read Pete the Cat saves Christmas! And made a Christmas tree out of three triangles. We had to follow directions and place each triangle at the top, middle or
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Snow Fun in PreK 3!

The week started with snow which was very exciting in our classroom! We read several books about snow and made a snowflake process art project. We introduced the letter Hh and have been working hard learning words that start with Hh as well as learning the Hh sound. We introduced a snow sensory bin which the children loved to pretend play with and explore.
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Scissor Skills!

This week we introduced scissors into our classroom. We learned the proper way to hold scissors and sang our “ scissor snip” song while practicing cutting. We read several stories about being thankful and made turkeys in preparation for thanksgiving day and to practice the letter Tt! We wrapped up the week by taking our time coloring a turkey, cutting out the feathers and
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Letter Tt Fun!

We had a great week learning about the letter Tt and learning about the changing seasons! We read books about fall and observed our trees on the playground changing. We made a project where we painted what trees look like in all the changing seasons. We wrapped up the week painting turkey tracks on the letter Tt! The weather has been changing but we
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Halloween in PreK 3B

We had a fun filled Halloween week in PreK 3B! We carved a jack o lantern and explored the insides of the pumpkin. We had a countdown and put a flashlight in our pumpkin and watched it glow! The children loved sharing what they were going to be for Halloween and had a lot of pretend trick or treating in our kitchen center with
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Fall Fun!

PreK 3B had a great week learning all about fall! We read several fall books and made several fall projects. We loved taking a walk and observing the leaves changing and collecting them for our classroom science center. Our letter of the week was L and was introduced with a mystery bag. The children enjoyed guessing the letter by seeing the objects in the
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Fire Truck Fun in PreK 3B

We had a wonderful week learning about community helpers in our neighborhood and our local fire department came for a visit! We enjoyed learning all about the fire truck and what firefighters do. We also learned how to stop, drop and roll! We learned a song that goes along with it, which is a new favorite in our classroom! Our letter of the week
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