February

 

February is a short month, but one packed full of learning, as we press forward with our educational goals full of fun, engaging activities.

February 5-9
M-Moth, I like to eat woolen cloth! We will also be talking about music this week. Monday we will introduce the letter “M”, our letter of the week. Tuesday we will be highlighting the Pete Seeger book, Abiyoyo, a story about a giant defeated by the music of a ukulele and a magic wand. Wednesday is Bang the Drum Day when all are welcome to bring a drum to share. Thursday we will be focusing on our color for the month: pink (rosado in Spanish). Join us Friday for our monthly family breakfast and pajama day, where you are invited to join us for a free homemade breakfast. We will also be discussing the opposites loud and quiet.

February 12-16
N-Nanny Goat, I say na-na from my throat. Monday we will be talking about the letter “N”, our letter for the week. Tuesday we will be doing activities around our shape of the month: Heart Wednesday we will be having special activities for Valentine’s Day, including a party and luncheon. Sign-ups will be posted for you to participate and/or contribute something. No lunch boxes we will be needed that day. Thursday we will be reading and acting out The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Friday, we will be reading and doing a variety of themes around Audrey Penn’s The Kissing Hand, a sweet story about a kiss on the palm that can remind a child of a parent’s love when they are apart.

February 19-23
O-Opossum, hanging by my tail hurts some! Monday we are closed for President’s day. Tuesday we will be talking about our letter for the week: long “O”. Wednesday we will be doing activities around our science theme for the month: shadows. It is also Flashlight Day and children are encouraged to bring flashlights to share. Thursday is Playin’ Possum Day. Friday is Opposite Day: Day/Night.

CLOSED MON, FEB 19th PRESIDENTS’ DAY

February 26- March 2
O-Octopus, my 8 arms make such a fuss Monday we will introduce the letter short “O”. Tuesday will also be reading the book Gentle, Giant Octopus. We will be calling Wednesday “Windsday” as we explore the forces of the wind. Thursday is Go Fly a Kite Day when we will do kite-focused activities. Friday is our 2nd opposite day of the month: Stop/Go, where we will explore the many ways that things stop & go! We also will also be celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday.