Ladybug News

Ladybug News

February 2018

Dear Families,

February is such a sweet month.  We will celebrate Valentine's day and talk about being great friends and doing kind things for each other.   

Our monthly theme is Polar Life.  The room will be transformed into a polar icescape. We will dive into the study of whales, penguins, polar bears, and other arctic dwelling animals.  Our dramatic play area will focus on mountain rescue, ski school, and ice fishing.  One of the highlights will be making homemade ice cream!

Highlights of the month:

Social Emotional: Fair ways to play, Having fun with friends, Inviting to play

Art: watercolor and salt, coffee filter snowflakes, ice cube painting,

Science: Ice and salt experiments, ice melt speeds, homemade ice cream!

Math: Marshmallow & hot chocolate counting game, measuring penguins and whales,

Dramatic Play: Ski school, mountain rescue, and ice fishing

Literacy: Continue with whole word awareness and rhyming

Music and Movement: “Ice skating” on felt, “snowball” toss,

Sensory Table: Ice fishing, playdough,  

Books of the Month: National Geographic Kids and other nonfiction

Updates and Reminders:

  • Here is a link to the Lake School and GES comment box.  There is also a box in the entryway for comments and suggestions.  

  • Colt Corral 2/7 at 2:50 pm in the gym.

  • The afternoon class will go swimming 2/8

  • Please sign up for a parent/teacher conference.  These will be held 2/9, 2/12 & 2/13.

  • Valentine's day 2/14.  

  • No School 2/19 & 2/20.

  • Superhero day is 2/22.  The children can dress up as a superhero for school!