March Newsletter

Main Theme: Farm, Spring & Bugs

Main Topics:

Knowledge

Vocabulary      Pig, piglet, rooster, hen, chick, goat, duck, duckling, cow, calf, horse, colt, cat, kitten, sheep, lamb, farmer, fence, barn, pond, hay, lamb, goose, swan. Dirt, root, stem, petals, flower, leaf, rose, daisy, sunflower, tulip,  clover, grass, caterpillar, ants, ant hill, bugs, fly, grasshopper, ladybug, bee, beehive, worm, butterfly, spider, dragonfly, mosquitoes, seed, plant, grow,

Language Patterns      This is- These are, I have, I went

Books  Curious George Visits the Zoo, Babe the Sheep Pig, Big Red Barn, Down on the Farm, Old Mc Donald Had a Farm, Open the Barn Door, The Ugly Duckling A Tree Is Nice, I am a Seed, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Flower Princess, In The Forest, The Colors Of The Rainbow, Ten Lady Bugs, The Itsy Bitsy Spider, Let’s Take Care of the Earth, Who Lives Here?, Rain under the Sky, The Seed Song, What Makes a Rainbow,

Concepts         Find/Hide, On/under, Day/night

Action Verbs   Hopping, Climbing, Looking for, Relaxing

Color   White, pink, Brown, Purple.

Math Skills      Number recognition 1 to 8. Review circle, triangle, square and rectangle, oval and diamond.

Science discoveries     Nature wonders through different experiments.

Motor Skills

Fine Motor Skills        Use scissors and work on tracing one’s name. Develop activities to reinforce strength in hands and fingers.

Physical Development Objective        Practice and knowledge of the following: running, jumping, balancing in different obstacle courses and circuits. Relaxation techniques and following different rhythmic patterns.

Fine Arts

Fine Arts Skills           Explore with scraps and recycled materials to make an art project..

Music  Can You Name that Sound?, Uncle Noah’s Arc, Old MacDonald Had a Farm, Animal Letter Sounds, Grandpa’s Farm, Down By the Bay, BINGO, Five Little Butterflies, Itsy Bitsy Spider, Grow, The Beehive, The Ants Go Marching

Socio-emotional

Value of the Month    Patience/ Tolerance

Super Kids     Paola Marino Livas March 29

 

Other elements in your student’s development: restraining impulsivity and behavior modification. Please refer to our website for links to selected articles related to these topics.

 

 

“ By learning you will teach ; by teaching you will understand . “  Latin Proverb

 

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