Theme: Autumn Leaves
Autumn is in the air and in the classroom as we explore this colorful season. At circle time we will talk about the signs of fall, the changes that fall brings and some of our favorite fall activities. We plan to paint with fall colors at the easel, practice scissor skills by cutting out leaf and pumpkin shapes and we’ll collect leaves from the playground to collage. Our sensory table will have mini pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn for exploration. A few of the books that we will be reading include:
When Autumn Comes, by Robert Maass
Red Leaf, Yellow Leafby Lois Ehlert
The Apple Pie Treeby Zoe Hall
Leaf Manby Lois Ehlert
Apples and Pumpkinsby Anne Rockwell
The letter of the week activity is E is for elephant.
REMINDERS, REQUESTS, AND OTHER INFO:
*The Yankee Candle Fundraiser packets have been sent home. There are
additional order forms if anyone needs one. Please return all orders by
* Our Halloween party will be held in Fellowship Hall on Wednesday, 10/31 at 9:30.
All PPP children are invited to attend with a parent/guardian. Regular preschool
class is not held that day. The party concludes with a Halloween parade outside in
front of the church @ 10:45. More information will come home as the date
nears. A signup sheet for donations of snacks and prizes for the party will be
out this week.
*There is pumpkin picking outing planned for Monday, October 22ndat 1:00 at
Roger’s Spring Hill Farm. There is a signup sheet for those interested in going.
The cost is $6.50 per person. Place your money in an envelope with your name on
it prior to Monday 10/22. This is always a fun trip so please join in!
An acorn song that we will sing this week:
I’m an acorn, small and round,
Lying on the cold, hard ground.
Everybody steps on me, that is why I’m cracked, you see!
I’m a nut, tsk tsk. I’m a nut, tsk tsk. I’m an acorn nut, tsk tsk.
Monday (15) apples Stella
Tuesday (16) cheese & crackers Caroline
Wednesday (17) mini bagels & cream cheese Nora
Thursday (18) chips & salsa Jackson
Friday (19) carrots & dip Liam