Ladybug News

Ladybug News

April 2018

Dear Families,

March will be a great month for learning and exploring.  Our theme will be Mountain Forest. We will be diving into a tree study, and learning about our local wildlife and plants.  

Highlights of the month:

Art: Leaf prints, bark rubbing, make your own paintbrush (with plant parts)

Science: bark and leaf rubbing, pine cone dissection, light table

Math: measuring the circumference of trees, sorting by size, dice pattern recognition, twig & bead patterns

Dramatic Play: camping, wildlife puppet shows

Literacy: Leaf hop - letter sound game, letter matching

Music and Movement: We will go outside as much as possible, focusing on obstacle courses, riding bikes & field games.

Sensory Table: Sawdust with local wildlife figurines

Author of the Month: Oliver Jeffers

Updates and Reminders:

*Wednesday 4/4 is Colt Corral at 3:05 in the gym.  This month’s topic is Bucket Filling.  There is a bucket skeet in your child’s cubby.  When they turn in a completed the sheet to the office they are entered in a drawing to win a bucket of ice cream!

*Tuesday 4/17 we will be having a Lake School preschool and kindergarten open house at 6:00. Be sure to tell all your friends who have young children!

*No School on Friday 4/20.

*Thursday 4/26 is fancy day.  Your child is encouraged to dress is their finest clothes.