WEEKLY UPDATES : SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 4 and OCTOBER 7 – 11, 2019

THEME: IN THE ORCHARD and FABULOUS FALL

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, create apple print pictures and collect leaves for a fall collage. Our science center will have mini pumpkins, gourds, leaves and corn for exploration.

An acorn song we will sing this week:

I’m an acorn small and round (make circle with fingers)

Lying on the cold, cold ground (pretend to sleep)

Everybody steps on me (walk),

That is why I’m cracked you see (shrug)

I’m a nut, tsk, tsk, I’m a nut, tsk, tsk, I’m an acorn nut, tsk, tsk

The letter of the week activities are C is for cupcake and D is for duck.

REMINDERS, REQUESTS, AND OTHER INFO:

*Tuesday – October 1st – Open House and Ice Cream Social, 6-7PM

* The pumpkin picking trip is Monday 10/7; $6.50 per child is due by Monday morning. It is not too late to sign up. A sign up sheet and money collection envelope is on the fence at arrival time.

*The Yankee Candle Fundraiser packets may be picked up at the open house.

There are additional order forms if anyone needs one. This is our one fundraiser for the year and we appreciate your support. Please return all orders by Monday

10/28. Orders can also be placed online.

*Yoga Bunch begins on 10/8. There is one open spot for this lunch/yoga four week session.

*The Groveland librarian visited PPP on Monday 9/23 for a story time. She will come throughout the year and her next visit is Tuesday 10/8.

*A photographer from Hockmeyer Studios will be here on Thursday 10/17 for  those interested in having their child’s photo taken. More info and a picture order form will come home with the next update.

* Our Halloween party will be held in Fellowship Hall on Thursday, 10/31 at 9:30. All PPP children are invited to attend with a parent/caregiver. 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.

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