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June Newsletter 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links To Learning June Curriculum Goals

 

***This is a glimpse of what each classroom will be focusing on.  Please see the   classroom bulletin board for more detailed lessons.

 

Infant

Baby Sign Language:

This month’s baby sign language is “Cat and Dog”.  To sign “dog”, pat your outstretched hand with fingers together on the side of your hip.  To sign “cat”, with both hands pinch your thumb and index finger together by the side of each cheek while keeping your remaining fingers straight out.  As you pinch your fingers together, take them from each side of your face outward.

 

Toddler

This month, your child will recognize shapes, primary and secondary colors, and recognize common vacation destinations.

 

Preschool 

This month, your child will graph ocean animals, and talk about water and sun safety.

 

Pre-K

This month, your child will participate in nature activities along with sound experiments and make predictions.
TK

This month, your child will participate in light, sound, and sight experiments.

 

 

 

Read Together, Talk Together
 

 ***This is a glimpse of what books will be introduced this month.  Please see classroom bulletin boards for additional themed books.

 

 Books:

F is for Flag by Wendy Lewison

Summer Days and Nights by Wong Yee

One Hot Summer Day by Nina Crews

 

 

 

Vocabulary Words:

star, flag, beach, heat, sun, hot, fun travel, shorts, goggles, floats and sunscreen

 

 

 

 

Monthly Spotlight

 

 

American Flag Fruit Kabobs

  • 1 cup water
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 pint strawberries, washed, trimmed and halved
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 6 bananas, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • bamboo skewers

Mix water and lemon juice in a medium sized bowl. Prepare fruit. Place bananas in lemon water to coat to prevent bananas from browning. Thread a strawberry piece, followed by a banana piece onto 7 skewers. Repeat the process two more times on all 7 skewers and end by adding one additional strawberry. On 5 additional skewers, thread a strawberry, banana, strawberry, banana, then follow with about 5 or 6 blueberries. Line all skewers up on a serving platter to look like a flag and serve.

 

 

 

 

 July Dates To Remember

 

 Thursday, July 2nd 

Tricycle Parade

3:00

 

Friday July 3rd

Holiday-School Closed

 

Tuesday, July 7th

Teddy Bear Picnic


 

Friday, July 10th

The Sand Art Cart

 

Wednesday, July 14th

Reptile Road Show

 

Friday, July 17th

Zorb Balls & Water Blasters

 

 

Friday, July 24th

The Canine Assistants

 

Thursday, July 30th

Ice Cream Truck

 

Friday, July 31st

Teacher In Service Day-No School

 

 

 

 

 

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