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June 2016 Newsletter

June

Monthly Curriculum:

Links To Learning Curriculum Goals

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

 Infant

Baby Sign Language this month is “Dog” and “Cat”.

Beginner

This month, your child will identify events that occur in the beginning and at the end of stories, continue naming shapes, and discuss summertime activities.

Intermediate 

This month, your child will compare and contrast objects by suing physical attributes (color, shape, size, weight), explore rocks in nature, and express her own wants and needs.

Pre-K  

This month, your child will attempt to sound out unknown words in text, count by tens up to 100, and identify various forms of transportation.


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:
-A summery Saturday morning
-Beach Day
-Zigby Camps Out
Vocabulary Words:
Summer, Flag, Sand, Ocean, Father, Beach ball, Sunset, Vacation, Beach, Seashell

Monthly Spotlight:

Cake Batter Popsicle:

Ingredients

Baking & Spices

  • 3/4 cup Cake mix, yellow
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy

  • 1 cup Milk
Frozen

  • 3 cups Vanilla ice cream
Other

  • 1/2 cup sprinkles (I used jimmies, nonpareils may turn your ice cream tie dye)
Instructions
  1. Combine ice cream, cake mix, vanilla extract, and milk in a blender and blend on medium speed until thoroughly combined and smooth. Pour mixture into a bowl and mix in sprinkles. Spoon mixture into Popsicle molds and freeze for at least 4 hours or over night. After 1 hour you can stick wood Popsicle sticks in the molds if not using the holders that come with your Popsicle molds.
  2. When ready to serve, run luke warm water over popsicles molds for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Let popsicles thaw for another minute or two before pulling from plastic molds.
Notes
  1. *4 hours indicated above is for freezing time
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