February 2016 Preschool Curriculum

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February is a short month, but one packed full of learning, as we press forward with our educational goals full of fun, engaging activities.  Click on the links below for more details on daily curriculum activities!

February 1-5  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 focusing on our color for the month: pink (rosado in Spanish). Wednesday 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.  Thursday is Bang the Drum Day when all are welcome to bring a drum to share. Friday we will be doing activities around our number of the month: 7/seven (siete in Spanish).


February 8-12 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 reading and acting out The Three Billy Goats Gruff.  Wednesday is Shape Day, featuring the heart. Thursday 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.  Friday 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.



Valentine’s Cards

On Friday, the 12th, we will be celebrating Valentine’s Day.  As a part of our celebration, all children may exchange Valentine cards.  Please bring in cards with your child’s name written on the back.  Each child will distribute their cards at random into cardholders made at school (so no names on the envelopes are required).  A card for every child is not necessary either; just bring how many are in the box you happen to buy.  Believe us, everybody gets plenty!  Children not attending on Friday can bring their cards in earlier in the week.

February 15-19 O-Opossum, hanging by my tail hurts some! 

We are closed Monday for the Presidents’ 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.  It is also our Family Breakfast & PJ Day, where you are invited to join us for a free homemade breakfast.

February 22-26 O-Octopus, my 8 arms make such a fuss.

Monday we will introduce the letter short “O”. Tuesday we will 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, we will be eating, exploring and, of course, reading Green Eggs & Ham. We are celebrating Dr. Seuss, in honor of his upcoming birthday.

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