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New Prague, MN 56071

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This Week in Preschool

 PreK Classes

Theme: Friends to the Rescue

Letter of the Week: Cc

Book: Oscar is Cold, Friends

Vocabulary: icy, help, company

Some of our Activities:

Learning to play ZOOM to help us look at others when we speak and being comfortable talking in a small group

Second Step: Learning to self-talk as a way to focus on and remember our tasks

Making and eating Friendship Salad

Learning and practicing how to be a good friend

Doing a kindness activity; talking about how kind words feel like cotton balls and unkind words feel like sandpaper

Doing a letter hunt activity to help us match letters

Reading “Should I Share My Ice Cream” and doing an activity to learn that sharing and trading are fair ways to play (last week we learned about taking turns)

Learning proper scissors grip and rules for safe use; practicing cutting

Playing a rhyming game

Making friendship bracelets

SMART curriculum: Learning crossover counts and the slap track

 

3s Class

Theme: Friends to the Rescue

Letter of the Week: Cc

Book: Friends by Helme Heine

Vocabulary: friends, game, laugh, together

Some of our Activities:

Learning to play ZOOM to help us look at others when we speak and being comfortable talking in a small group

Second Step: Learning to self-talk as a way to focus on and remember our tasks

Making and eating Friendship Salad

Doing a kindness activity; talking about how kind words feel like cotton balls and unkind words feel like sandpaper

SMART Curriculum: learning the pencil roll

Drawing what we look like at the beginning of preschool (directed draw)

Learning “Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar”

Using the Little Mouse game and Mr. Munch to practice colors

Lining up groups of 5 objects and counting them; oral counting to 20

 

All Classes:

Some of the options for discovery:

dramatic play: kitchen, babies; easels: watercolor painting the letter C; art center: decorating people, stencils; sensory table: rice; science center: nature items; writing center: adding our interactive word wall

 Cold weather will be here soon. It’s time to start teaching your preschoolers how to put on and zip coats. Teaching them to take coats off without turning sleeves inside out is also a needed skill, as well as putting on gloves and mittens.