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September Newsletter

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Links to Learning September Curriculum Goals

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

Infant

Baby Sign Language:

This month’s baby sign language word is “Happy”.  To sign “Happy”, place your hands in front of your chest and brush upwards repeatedly. For further assistance, have your child’s teacher show you how to make the baby sign, or refer to videos and articles on the web.

 

Toddler

This month, your child will practice describing and learning size, color, and shape vocabulary. They will also repeat numbers 1-10, and follow 2 step directions.

 

Preschool 

This month, your child will learn to differentiate between numbers and letters, repeat patterns of three, and identify personal characteristics.

 

Pre-K

This month, your child will use adjectives to describe people and objects, finish incomplete sentences in poems and nursery rhymes, and learn about tempo in music.


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:

Golden Bear by Ruth Young

Corduroy by Don Freeman

Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin

 Vocabulary Words:

Police Officer, School, Restaurant, Vehicle, Transportation, Hospital


Monthly Spotlight

Chocolate Smoothie

 

Chocolate Oatmeal Smoothie

You will need:

  • ½ cup rolled oats**
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. natural almond butter***
  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk****
  • 1 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract

 Directions:

1. The night before, add all ingredients to the bowl of your blender and give it a stir to ensure that everything is well combined. Cover and place in fridge for at least 3 hours, preferably overnight.

2. The next morning, blend until a smooth and creamy consistency is reached, adding more milk if smoothie is too thick. Transfer back to a bowl or glass, add desired toppings, and enjoy!

Special Days

2nd: Early Release (Ga. Pre-K, Kindergarten)

 

3rd & 4th: Spoiled Rotten Fall Pictures

 

6th-18th: Coat and Mitten Drive

 

7th: Carrington Academy Closed

 

8th: Raffle Tickets for Fall Festival go on Sale

 

9th: National Teddy Bear Day: Bring your favorite teddy to school

 

11th: Grandparents Day Tea in the Garden

 

Toddlers: 2:45

Beginners: 3:00

Intermediates: 3:15

Private Pre-K: 3:30

Transitional Kindergarten: 3:30

GA PK: 1:45

Kindergarten: 1:30

 

14th: Last Day of donations for Fall Festival Baskets

 

15th &16th: Fall Pictures (With Uniforms Intermediates and Up)

 

24th: Touch a Truck on site visitor 10am-12pm

 

26th:Annual Fall Festival @ Fowler Park 11am-1pm

 

28th-October 2nd: Fall Break (Georgia Pre K, Kindergarten)

 

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