October Newsletter

OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

GROUP: Tiny Turtles

TEACHERS: Miss Ana Cecy, Miss Rebeca  & Miss Efo

DATE: October  2012

TOPIC OF THE MONTH: My World

MAIN THEMES: Shapes &Colors, The Fall and Halloween

KNOWLEDGE

-Vocabulary:

Lines: straight, curve

Shapes: Triangle, Circle, Square
Seasons: winter, spring, summer, fallThe Fall: trees, leaves, pumpkin, scarecrowHalloween: witch, cat, broom, ghost, bat, spider, candy, costume, skeleton

-Language Patterns:

Where is … / Here(There) it is / What is…

Trick or Treat / Happy Halloween!

 

-Books:

The Shape Book; Colors All Around; Who’s There on Halloween?; Little Critters           Halloween Book; Happy Halloween, Biscuit; Scooby Doo´s Mystery Book; What is   Halloween?; Mrs. Broom; Trick or Treat; Five Little Monsters; Spiders, Spiders      Everywhere.

 

-Concepts:

Light/Dark, Hot/Cold, Over/Under

 

-Action verbs:

Crawl, Hide, Run, Chase

 

-Color:

green, brown, yellow,orange and black

 

-Math skills:

Classify objects by color, sort by shape and match by size.

Rote-counting with manipulatives 1 to 10. Identify and name number 1.

 

-Science discoveries:

Mixing colors by adding yellow, using paint and water. Exploring leaves: sight,        smell, sound. Carving a pumpkin. Discovering light and shadow effects.

 

MOTOR SKILLS

-Fine motor skills:

open and close hands. Wiggle fingers and grab paper.

 

-Physical Development Objective:

Open and close hands. Practice pincer grasp using droppers and liquids.

Insert objects into containers.

 

-Exercises:

Run, jump and fall, roll, gallop, transporting objects.

 

-Sportsmanship:

Listening, following instructions & game rules.

 

FINE ARTS

-Mixing paint to obtain green and orange.

 

-Practice up-down, left-right & circular movements with thick paintbrush.

 

-Drama:

Role-play Halloween characters wearing costumes, masks, brooms, wands etc.

 

-Music:

Five Little Pumpkins, Little Pumpkin, Do You Know It’s Halloween?, Colors, Triangle,

Circle and Square, Rainbow of colors, Itsy Bitsy Spider, I’m a Witch, Witch’s Brew.

 

SOCIO-EMOTIONAL

 

-Values of the month:

Responsibility and order.

 

 

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