APRIL UNITS 2018
APRIL 2-6: BABY ANIMALS
There are many questions to answer by our little inquiring minds when it comes to baby animals! Is it born alive or is it hatched? Who comes from an egg? Which baby animals are born from their mother? We will have lots of fun activities to help the children find out the answers!
APRIL 9-13: LIFE ON THE FARM
Exploring life on the farm is one of the children’s favorite units. They will learn about all the animals that live on a farm, why they are important, and the responsibilities of a farmer.
On THURSDAY, APRIL 12TH THE PRE-K CLASS WILL HOLD THEIR ANNUAL HOE-DOWN! The kids will be milking a cow, shearing sheep, learning to lasso, bobbing for apples and other fun activities. There will be a sign-up sheet in Ms. Selina’s classroom for parent participation!
******BOOTS ALLOWED ON FRIDAY FOR THE HOE-DOWN*****
APRIL 16-20: WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD
This week is ALL ABOUT OUR CHILDREN! The teachers will be focusing on building self-esteem, talking about good values, and making sure the children feel secure in their environment. We encourage all of the children to take part in the special dress-up activities this week. Let’s make it a super week for our super kiddos!
MONDAY: MAD HATTER MONDAY
TUESDAY: TYE-DYE AND TU-TU TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY: WACKY WARDROBE WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY: TREASURE ISLAND THURSDAY
FRIDAY: FABULOUS FIFTIES FRIDAY
May Units 2018
APRIL 23-27: BUGS! BUGS! BUGS!
This week we encourage the children to find bugs at home and bring to school to share with their friends.
Make sure the bugs are in an appropriate container with a top. NO ROACHES OR INSECTS WITH STINGERS PLEASE!
APRIL 30- MAY 4: BIRDS
The wonderful world of colorful birds will be our topic this week. We will discuss Louisiana’s state bird, the brown pelican, the bald eagle, egrets and owls to name a few. If you have any bird books to share please bring for show and tell.
MAY 7-11: MOTHER’S DAY
The teachers will encourage the children to talk about the wonderful things our mother’s do for them each day. In turn, we will discuss what the children can do for their mothers’ to help make their job as a Mommy easier!
MUFFINS WITH MOM: FRIDAY, MAY 11th 7:30-8:30
MAY 14- 18: NURSERY RHYMES
This week will we focus on learning traditional nursery rhymes. Old Mother Goose contains many classics that are a must for our kiddos to learn! Our art work will be based on the rhymes.
MAY 21-25: FLOWERS AND GARDENING
The children will be introduced to gardening by planting seeds and watching them grow. The parts of a plant and its’ function will be discussed. We will even explore which plants can be eaten!
KIDS COUNT WILL BE OPEN ON FRIDAY, MAY 25th.
WE WILL NOT BE TAKING IT AS AN IN-SERVICE DAY THIS YEAR.
MAY 28- JUNE 1: PETS
KIDS COUNT WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 28TH FOR MEMORIAL DAY
Nothing is more special than our family pets. The children are encouraged to bring pictures to share of their pet or a pet they would love to have one day. We will discuss the job of a veterinarian and how they work to keep our pets healthy.