PreK News: April 2019

Important Dates

4/12

Parent Association Meeting and Family Game Night



4/19-4/26

Spring Recess- No School


4/29

School Resumes


Birthdays

Ngawang- 4/3
Simrah- 4/22

Suggested Reading

The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein
The Vegetables We Eat,  by Gail Gibbons
The Tiny Seed, by Eric Carle
The Little Red Hen, by Byron Barton

What We Are Learning

We are learning about plants this month.


Literacy

  • Learning new vocabulary
  • Phonics- Sounds of alphabet letters
  • Asking and answering questions


Math

  • Measuring & Comparing Amounts
  • Adding/Subtracting small amounts
  • Shape Compositions (making pictures & designs)


Science

  • Life cycle of plants and flowers
  • Living things
  • Seasonal Changes 
  • Taking care of the environment


Physical Development

  • Understanding roles, rights and responsibilities


Home Connections

  • Please send in a baby photo of your child for a special project.  Photos will be returned. 
  • When at home or outside, point to different objects and ask your child if it is a living or non-living thing and how they came to that conclusion.
  • During family meals, discuss with your child where the food they are eating comes from    (ex: broccoli is a plant and chicken nuggets comes from an animal).
  • Ask your child to help you sort items for recycling.