September 25-28, 2016

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Reminders

There is no school on September 29th and October 2nd.

School ends at 12:45 (not 12:55).  Please be on time to pick up your child.

A note went home about “the box appeal” today.  Please find some time over the weekend to take your child to buy the items requested.  Let your child see that they can make a difference in someone’s life

Literature bags will start going home on October 4th.

This is the letter for our current PYP unit – Who We Are

Swimming will start in October 9th.

 

What We Did This Week

This week we read Pinkalicious which is a story about a little girl who ate too many pink cupcakes and turned pink.  We decorated pink cupcakes together and luckily when we ate them no one turned pink.  We read a great book called How the Shapes Became Friends.  The children created pictures with different shapes after reading this book.

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At centers we made our names with playdough, practiced snipping and cutting, played a Pete the Cat math game, worked on strengthening our fine motor skills through lacing and a marble game and painted our names with Q-tips. This week we looked at how to care for and talk to a friend that is hurt and started coming up with the things we can say to our friends if we are not happy with what they are doing. These are things we will continue to talk about all year.

What’s Coming Up Next Week

Next week we will start going to see Ms. Amanda for gross motor classes.  These will start on Tuesday.  The children will have these lessons every Sunday and Tuesday.  It is best to wear the gym shorts, t-shirt and sports shoes for these lessons.  We will be reading books about apples and friendship.  On Wednesday every child will bring in an apple and we will do many different activities with them.  At centers we will be sorting real items by shape, playing 3 different math games, making faces with natural objects and playing friend Bingo.


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