Friday, February 4, 2011

Talking points February 1st and 3rd

This week we were:
  • learning the letter "R" sound so we 1. traced a giant letter R with our fee.t 2. made a page for our alphabet book with a painted rainbow. 3. sang our alphabet sound song. 4. had guessing can items that began with that sound.
  • learning about the color red so we 1. read "Clifford the Big Red Dog" and made a Clifford puppet. 2. mixed primary colors to make secondary colors in water with food coloring and with paint on our rainbow painting. 3. played I spy something red. 4. categorized the color of our snacks on special place mats before we ate.
  • learning about our numbers so we 1. painted a large #1 and #2 (pm class) with glue and strawberry jello (color red) 2. played "Which number is the coin hiding under?" 3. counted the days of the month and practiced writing our phone numbers 4. built towers with marble works.
  • talking about being a good friend and Valentine's Day so we 1. read "The Day it rained Hearts", "No Kisses", "Humu" and "The Best Worst Friend". 2. sang "Make New Friends". 3. learned how to cut out a heart. 4. had dramatic play time in which the children dressed up as heroes.
See you all next week!
Miss Cindy

Miss Cindy teaches preschool for 3 and 4 year old children in Boise, Eagle and Meridian, ID.