Gobble, Gobble, Gobble. We leave Halloween behind us and start preparing for Thanksgiving. We will be creating turkeys, cornucopias, Pilgrims, Native Americans, corn, and many other Thanksgiving crafts and decorations. Your tables and homes will be very festive for years to come.
Our color of the month will be brown. We have a new song to sing to the tune of Old MacDonald. The children really love our color songs. We hope that they are singing them to you. Our shape of the month will be a triangle. We will learn a new song to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell. It is the same tune as we sang for our previous shapes, circle and square, but with different words. Whenever you see these shapes and colors in your everyday lives, point them out to your children. Better yet, ask them to tell you the item’s color or shape. For example; when eating pizza you can ask your child: “What shape is this slice of pizza?” If you go to the store; ask your child: “What color is this monkey?”
As the weather grows colder, we will use our large muscles by painting at the easel, dancing, and moving to songs during indoor playtime. The children love to follow the directions while going on a “Bear Hunt”, doing the “Number Rhumba”, and following along to “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes” among others.
This month we will introduce some sensory activities such as finger painting and playing with shaving cream. These activities allow your children to get messy in a creative way, and allow them to be more open to different textures while playing. Their smocks will come in handy for those experiences!
As you can see below, we have welcomed Miss Jade into our room. Miss Anastasia has moved up to our three year olds, and we see her on a regular basis when she comes into our building. Although we miss her, we love Miss Jade, too and are pleased that she has joined our class family!!!
Looking forward to another great week!!!
Miss Louise, Miss Enedina, Miss Jade & Mr. Joe