THEME: FAMILY TIME / WE GIVE THANKS
“Some families are large, some families are small,
but I love my family best of all!”
Families and Thanksgiving will be the focus of our activities for these two weeks. At circle time we will read the story of the first Thanksgiving, discuss our own family Thanksgiving celebrations, our favorite Thanksgiving foods and what we are thankful for. Other activities planned include painting turkeys, creating a thankful wreath and a writing activity about our families.
The letter of the week activity is I is for insect.
At music time we will dance the turkey-pokey, sing On Thanksgiving Day by Laurie Berkner and this turkey song:
I’M A LITTLE TURKEY (tune of I’m a Little Teapot)
I’m a little turkey fluffy and brown.
My wings flip flop when I turn around.
I have a lot of feathers on my back,
And a big orange beak that goes click-clack.
**11/12 -11/16 is a sharing week.We are asking each child to bring in a family photo on their scheduled sharing day. You may send in a picture of just one or two individual relatives or a group picture; any family photo your child selects will be fine. We plan to pin the photos onto a classroom bulletin board for
several weeks. The photos will then be kept for each child’s end-of-the-year portfolio book.
**Red Apple children who have sharing scheduled for Monday 11/12; please bring
your sharing in on Monday 11/19.
REMINDERS, REQUESTS AND OTHER INFO:
*The December snack calendar is available to sign.
*There is a signup sheet for Tasty Tuesday on 11/13.
*We plan to be on the playground for 20 – 30 minutes each morning. Please dress your child for the weather and be sure all outerwear is labeled. When wearing boots, put shoes in the back pack to change into once we’re inside.
*As the cold weather approaches we must prepare for inclement weather. PPP is closed if the Pentucket School Districtis closed. When a delayed opening is announced PPP will hold school from10:45-12:30and Lunch Bunch will not be held.
*Parent-teacher conferences for the Yellow Apple group will be held on Monday December 3rd from 9-11:30 and Tuesday December 4th from 12:30-1:30.
* Parent-teacher conferences for the Red Apple group will be held on Wednesday December 5th from 9-11:30 and 12:15-1:30 and Thursday December 6th from 12:15-1:30.
*Conference signup sheets will be posted on the fence to schedule an appointment. If you cannot access these you may call or email for an appointment time.
** Lunch Bunch will not be held on Wednesday 11/21.
Monday (12) Veteran’s Day- -no preschool-
Tuesday (13) bananas Cooper
Wednesday (14) carrots & dip Olivia
Thursday (15) birthday celebration Stella
Friday (16) birthday celebration Brian, Hanna, Landon
Monday (19) pretzels & cider Liam
Tuesday (20) applesauce & graham crackers Matt
Wednesday (21) corn muffins, Benjamin
No Lunch Bunch on Wednesday November 21st.