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MaryBeth Kula, Director
Email: Mkula@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-8327

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Preschool Room

Lead Teacher: Mrs. O | Assistant Teacher: Mrs. Ross

April 2015

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

Theme: Easter

The class will make a paper collage striped egg!

 

Letter of the Week: M

 

The class will make shaving cream painted eggs!

1

The class will dye eggs to bring home!

2

We will have an Easter Egg hunt and cookie decorating party!

 

*Pizza Day

3

Center Closed for Good Friday

6

Theme: Music

We will dance and sing with the Laurie Berkner Band!

 

Letter of the Week: N

7

The class will play a matching sound game!

8

The children will make their own maracas!

 

*Pizza Day

9

The class will make Irish harps from cardboard and rubber bands!

10

The children will make rainbow rings or rain sticks to dance with in our parade!

13

Theme: Our Earth

The class will clean up our playground!

 

Letter of the Week: O

14

The class will plant their own hairy cups!

 

*Pizza Day

15

The class will make rainbows from recyclables!

16

The children will learn about water pollution by removing oil from water!

17

The class will make edible dirt cups with worms!

20

Theme: Butterflies

The children will take turns getting wrapped up in a "chrysalis!"

 

Letter of the Week: P

21

The class will make pasta life-cycles of a butterfly!

22

The children will practice drinking through a "proboscis!"

23

We will learn about symmetry in a butterfly's wings!

24

The class will make stained glass butterflies!

 

*Pizza Day

27

Theme: Dinosaurs

The class will make paper mache dinosaur eggs!

 

Letter of the Week: Q

28

The children will make stegosaurus from paper and clothes pins!

29

The children will paint their paper mache dinosaur eggs!

30

The class will make dinosaur bones!

 

*Pizza Day

31

The class will make and play with dinosaur fossil dough!

Notes from the Preschool Room

Dear Parents,

We are looking forward to April as the Month of the Young Child. As part of the celebration, we will be having many special readers come into the center to share a favorite book with the children. Please let me know if you are interested in coming in to read a book or two with our class. Tuesday, April 21st from 10-12pm will be Walk In My Shoes day. On this day parents are welcome to come join their child and see what a typical day is like in our classroom. We will also be having our annual Art Show the last week in April. Look for some special art projects hung in our hallways that were made by your child.

We are planning an Easter Egg Hunt for this Thursday, April 2nd. Please send 6 filled plastic Easter Eggs in to help make our hunt a success. The eggs can be filled with anything you think a 3-4 year old would like, ex: jelly beans, chocolates, stickers.

Parent-teacher conferences will be held April 27-May 1st. I will be posting a sign-up sheet next week containing the specific dates and times that we can meet.

For now, please continue to send snow pants and boots to school with your child. The playground has been very muddy and these items will help keep your child clean. As always, if you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me.

Thank you,
Mrs. O.

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