WEEKLY UPDATE: November 28 – December 2, 2022

Theme: Rhyme Time
Week of: November 28 – December 2, 2022

We present rhyming concepts throughout the school year as part of our language curriculum. This week a more concentrated focus will be offered to help develop this important pre-reading skill. At circle time we will play rhyming games and read a selection of popular rhyming books and nursery rhymes. A variety of rhyming activities will follow at the learning centers.

Highlights of the week’s activities include:

  • using the felt board figures to recite nursery rhymes,
  • cutting out twinkle, twinkle stars
  • painting five little monkeys
  • singing Down By the Bay by Raffi and Laurie Berkner’s Nursery Rhyme medley at music time.çThe letter of the week activity is J is for jellyfish.Reminders, Requests, and other info:
  • In the event of school cancellation or a delayed opening due to inclement weather our policy is as follows: when the Pentucket School District announces that school is canceled for the district, PPP will also be closed for the day. If a delayed opening is announced, PPP will open at 10:45 and dismiss at 12:30. Lunch Bunch will not be held on delayed opening days.
  • Student progress reports will be sent home in December. These do not need to be signed or returned. a sign-up sheet will be posted in January for those who would like to schedule a phone conference with their child’s teacher.
  • Snacks
    Monday (28) yogurt – Wyatt, Julian
    Tuesday (29) birthday celebration – Vera, Isla
    Wednesday (30) Kix cereal – Jack F.
    Thursday (1) bananas – Kaetlyn
    Friday (2) mini bagels & cream cheese – Caroline

WEEKLY UPDATE: NOVEMBER 7 – 11, 14 – 18, and 21 & 22, 2022

WEEKS: NOVEMBER 7 – 11, 14 – 18, and 21 & 22, 2022

“The turkey is a funny bird, his head goes wobble, wobble,
He only knows just one word, gobble, gobble, gobble!”
Our families and Thanksgiving will be the focus of our activities for these few weeks. The letter of the week activities are H is for heart and I is for ice cream.

NOVEMBER 14th – 18th
This 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 picture your child selects will be fine. We will display the pictures on a bulletin board for a few weeks, then the pictures will remain in school to be added to your child’s end-of-the –year portfolio.

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.


    The December snack calendar is available to sign. If you have not had the opportunity to provide snack and would like to do so, send an email and I will sign you up for a snack. The snack calendar is sent home monthly and can also be found on our website: perryparkpreschool.com.
    We plan to be on the playground for at least 20-30 minutes each morning. Please be sure all outerwear is labeled. Keeping a pair of mittens in the backpack helps for chilly mornings. When wearing boots send a pair of shoes/slippers in the backpack to change into once we’re indoors.
    • Children’s medical forms are valid for one year from the date of their physical.
    Please send in an updated form when your child has their annual physical.

Monday (7) pretzels – Jonathan
Tuesday (8) yogurt – Charlise
Wednesday (9) graham crackers – Jack S.
Thursday (10) chips & salsa – Liam
Friday (11) Veteran’s Day – no preschool class

Monday (14) Goldfish – Apollo
Tuesday (15) Pirate’s Booty – Kaetlyn
Wednesday (16) birthday celebration – Hallie, Jack S
Thursday (17) birthday celebration – Jack M., Kelley, Morgan
Friday (18) Cheerios & raisins – Vivienne

Monday (21) mini muffins – Margot
Tuesday (22) applesauce & crackers – Kelley


Weekly Update: OCTOBER 24 – 28 and OCTOBER 31 – NOVEMBER 4, 2022


This week we will have fun with all things Halloween and learn about basic shapes. We may turn triangles into witches’ hats, squares into happy pumpkins and circles into spooky jack o’ lanterns and more! We will play Halloween games and sing Halloween songs each day so all the children will join in the fun.

The letter of the week activity is F is for five.


How do we keep healthy? We’ll explore a variety of ways this week as we use the Dr office set up in dramatic play, wash pumpkins and gourds in the water table, create a healthy food plate, do Yoga stretches and sing about apples and bananas at music time.

The letter of the week activity is G is for gold.


  • Picture day is Tuesday, 10/25. All Tuesday students will have their photos taken in Fellowship Hall at 9:30 with their class. All others are asked to come between 10:45 – 11:45 if you’d like to have your child’s picture taken.
  • The Halloween parade will be held on Monday (10/31) at 9:15, weather permitting.
  • The November snack calendar will be sent home next week along with a snack notice for your reference. If you are unable to access the signup sheets, send an email and we can sign you up for a snack.
  • Please note: medical forms are valid for 1 year from the date of the physical. Please send in the current medical form when your child has a new physical.

Monday (24) graham crackers – Wyatt, Julian
Tuesday (25) pretzels – Vera Lou
Wednesday (26) cheese & crackers – Jack S.
Thursday (27) carrots & dip – Dylan
Friday (28) chips & salsa – Nola

Monday (31) animal crackers & juice – Michael, Jonathan
Tuesday (1) apples – Emme
Wednesday (2) bananas – Morgan C.
Thursday (3) mini bagels & cream cheese – Caroline
Friday (4) carrots & dip –



Our senses play an important role in our everyday actions. This week the children will participate in activities that involve using all of the senses. Activities planned include:

-creating a texture collage,
-adding bells to the paint brushes while painting at the easel,
-using scented play dough,
-exploring the water table,
-dancing the Hokey Pokey and playing musical instruments at music time.

The letter of the week activity is E is for egg.

This is a SHARING WEEK. The children may bring in an item related to the senses theme on their regular sharing day.


* It’s not too late to join in the fun!
The trip to Roger’s Spring Hill Farm is scheduled for Monday, 10/17. Payment is
due upon signing up.
*Picture day is Tuesday, 10/25. Tuesday children will have their pictures taken in Fellowship Hall with their classmates. All others are asked to come to
Fellowship Hall between 10:45 – 11:45 if you would like to have your child’s photo taken. A flyer with more information will be emailed to you.
*The Halloween parade will be held on Monday, 10/31. All children are invited to come dressed in costume at 9:00 along with the Monday class while we parade around the parking lot and walk over to the church steps. We will gather together on the church steps to sing Halloween songs and wish our friends a Happy
Halloween. This will take place weather permitting. The Monday children will then enter school for a regular class day.

Monday (17) bananas – Charlotte
Tuesday (18) yogurt – Grace
Wednesday (19) cucumbers & dip – Hallie
Thursday (20) GoGo Squeez applesauce – Billy
Friday (21) mini bagels & cream cheese – Jack F.

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