I’m A Happy Big Bear!

This week was full of fun and interesting activities. We talked about feelings and how they can be expressed. During Morning Routine, Big Bears were excited to express how they felt each day.

Our kiddos also learned about Mexican Independence, “Los Niños Heroes” and the Mexican flag. We showed them the colors, as well as the National Anthem. At Circle Time, Big Bears rang the bell and yelled “¡Viva México!”. Physical Development was so much fun, we danced around the hula hoops to the rhythm of the “Mexican Hat Dance”.

Thank you for dressing our Big Bears for our Mexican Independence celebration, they looked wonderful and had a great time celebrating!

We are looking forward to next week activities that include a lot of fun themes related to family. It’s a great topic to reinforce at home! On Wednesday, September 18th we will have a special visit, a Mime will come and perform for the kids at the kinder.

Have a fun long weekend!

We Are Big Bears!

Thank you so much for attending our Open House! We really enjoyed meeting you and seeing the very creative ideas you came up with for the Puppet.All your kids were very excited to receive them, they can be used at  home to express their feelings.

Please send the Mystery Bag to school if you have one.This is how it works: The bag will be sent home with your child a day prior to the assigned date when he or she will be the leader. At home they can choose one toy and one book, put them in the bag to bring to school. This way, your child can share and talk about the things inside it during our morning routine!

Next week, we will be talking about feelings and how they can be expressed through colors, body postures, facial expressions, etc. We are so excited to get into full swing with these topics.

Ask your child the rhyme we have been practicing:

“The Tree“

Tree trunk at the bottom

Leaves at the top

Apples falling off the tree

Plop,plop,plop

Dont forget that hugs are a great medicine!

Next Friday (Sep 13) we will celebrate Mexican Independence Day, you can send your kids dress up as Mexican Charros and Chinas Poblanas (it is optional).

Have a fun weekend,

Nice To Know You

This week we had so much fun! Big Bears are expressing themselves more and more: introducing themselves by name, mentioning what their favorite color is and who their friends are. We are continuing to practice different activities and becoming familiar with our routines.

This week the kids learned a song called “Look Who Came to School Today” which goes like this: (to the tune of “Mary Had a Little Lamb”)

Look who came to school today, school today, school today

Look who came to school today

Big Bears did!!

During the next two weeks we will be practicing princer grasp movements in different subject areas. We will also learn many fun topics, such as feelings and different parts of the body.

We remind you that the Open House will be on Tuesday, September 3 at 8:15 pm. Hope to see you there!

Have an amazing weekend!

First Week As Big Bears!

This week, the Big Bears had lots of fun learning different things about school. They are also adapting to a routine and getting use to new rules and instructions. They are doing a good job remembering where to line up, and where they should put their lunchbox when they arrive.

As we begin this school year with new topics, we would like to encourage you to read a short story to your child at least four times a week. This will help tremendously to develop language skills, both verbal and non verbal. It’s a great activity that gives you quality time with your child.

We want to remind you that our Open House for Big Bears parents will be held on Tuesday, September 3th at 8:15pm.

We look forward to see you, and would like to leave you with a short poem for such wonderful parents:

“An Apple for the Parent”

An Apple for the teacher…

Its really nothing new.

Except when you remember

Parents are teachers, too!

Hope you have a nice weekend!

Welcome Big Bears!

Hello Big Bears!

We are so excited to start this school year, it will be full of new adventures and knowledge!

We loved spending time with you and your child! We hope you enjoyed your summer vacations and look forward for our new school year.

Please ask to join our private Facebook group Big Bears 2020 for current classroom information and photos.

Next week we will have lots of fun! Big Bears will be introducing themselves by name and who´s their favorite friend. We will continue to practice different activities and becoming familiar with our routines.

Big Bears will learn about school topics related to items in a classroom.

If you have any questions or doubts – please feel free to send an email bears@toddlertree.org or call Toddler Tree 83-56-83-44 and 83-56-83-30.

Get ready to have a Great Year! We send you Big Bear hugs 🙂

With love,

Ms. Caya & Miss Pau

Ready For New Beginnings!

This school year has been a blessing for us! We had the opportunity to meet and be part of our Big Bears lives. Happiness and sadness is what we feel right now. But we are sure that the future of our little ones will be filled with wonderful experiences.

Being teachers is a reward every day. Each one of our students gave us the chance to learn new things. We feel happy with the final outcome of 2018-2019 School Year. We are so proud of them! They will always be present in our hearts and thoughts.

“You’re off to great places! Today is your Day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!”. CONGRATS!

Thank you very much for attending to the graduation! We really appreciated your time and effort.

Big Bears had a great time in our “splash day”, they really enjoyed it a lot.

We will miss our Big Bears immensely with all our heart. Have a safe and an incredible summer!

Love,

Ms. Caya & Miss Karen

Ready, Set…Summer!

This week we introduced summer fun and the beach. Big Bears had a chance to talk about the vocabulary involved in different activities they can do during this season. For example, we talked about enjoying water sports and wearing or using snorkel gear, swimsuits, sunglasses, shovels, pails, and more.

This school year has been a blessing for us! We had the opportunity to be part of our Big Bears’ lives. At the moment there are feelings of sadness, happiness, and most importantly, pride. We are sure that the future of our little ones will be filled with wonderful experiences.

Being teachers is a grand reward every day, and each one of our students gave us the chance to learn numerous new things. We are beaming with joy with the final outcome of the 2018 – 2019 School Year. We are so proud of them! They will always be present in our hearts and minds.

“Family is the first school for young children, and parents are powerful models”.

Thank you very much for attending the parent-teacher conference, we really appreciate your time and effort. Please remember next Wednesday, June 12, will be Graduation Day at Candy Gum. Don´t miss it!

Additionally, next Thursday, June 13th, we will have our summer activities with water. Kids will enjoy being outside with big bubbles, inflatables and water guns. It’s going to be so much fun! Please send an extra set of clothes for that day.

Have a fantastic weekend!

Let’s Go Fishing!

This week besides practicing for our show ”Preschool of Rock”, we learned many things related to sea animals. Big Bears learned about their habitat and the different sounds/movements of each specific creature.

During Exploration, we went “fishing” and were able to practice the name and specific characteristics of animals they pulled out “from the sea”. This was made by picking out plush toys from a bin and reciting information they recall from them.

Our kiddos felt so excited to perform their “Preschool of Rock” presentation, we hope you enjoyed it as much as the kids did. They worked very hard and cherished seeing you there!

Big Bears are looking forward to graduate to be Super Big Bears. We can still remember the first day of school as if it was yesterday. Time passes so fast, and the last day of school is almost here! You can imagine how much we will miss them. Of course, we will be offering      “ TOY STORY ” for our summer camp program this year to further induce practicing English and engage kids in many fun and educational activities.

Next week they will be introduced into the “Summer Fun and the Beach” unit. Big Bears will have the chance to converse about vocabulary involved in activities and themes related to summer.

Please remember that next Tuesday, June 4th is the date of our Parent Teacher Conferences. It is critical to attend meetings like these in order to know what is going on in your child’s development. Throughout the school year we had a goal in our minds and hearts, which we would like to share with you. “A teacher’s purpose is not create students in our own image, but to develop students who can create their own image”.

Have a nice weekend!