WEEKLY UPDATES: SEPTEMEBR 27 – OCTOBER 1, 2021

THEME: THE BIG RED BARN
WEEK OF: SEPTEMBER 27 – OCTOBER 1, 2021

Activities in the classroom this week will focus on farm animals, farm products and farm machinery. The learning centers will include:
-creating a barnyard of farm animals using a variety of materials,
-painting barns at the easel
-exploring the farm animals and barns in the block area and
-assembling farm puzzles.
The letter of the week activity is B is for barn.
Music time experiences will include singing; Old Mac Donald’s Farm, BINGO,
I Love My Rooster, and dancing with our shaky eggs to I Know a Chicken by Laurie Berkner.

**This is the first sharing week of the school year. Each child is asked to bring in a farm related item on their scheduled sharing day. Please see the attached notice for the sharing themes for the school year and your child’s scheduled sharing day.
Sharing is held during circle time. Each child has the opportunity to sit in the special sharing chair and show their item to the class and talk about the item they selected to bring.

REMINDERS, REQUESTS AND OTHER INFO:

*There is a signup sheet and payment envelope for the farm trip posted on the fence at arrival time. The signup & payment is due by Thursday, Sept.30th.

*The Open House is scheduled for Monday, October 4th.

-The Tuesday / Thursday class and families is invited to come to the classroom from 5:30-6:00.

-The Mon/Wed/Fri class and families is invited to come to the classroom from 6:15-6:45. More information will be emailed next week.

*The October snack calendar will come home next week.

SNACKS:
Monday (27) cheese and crackers
Tuesday (28) chips and salsa
Wednesday (29) mini bagels and cream cheese
Thursday (30) Cheerios & raisins
Friday (1) animal crackers – Jack T.

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