JULY and AUGUST 2021 CURRICULUM
July 5th CLOSED FOR THE 4TH OF JULY
JULY 7TH KIDS COUNT’S 35TH BIRTHDAY!!!
JULY 6-9 SEA AND OCEAN
All activities this week will revolve around sea and ocean life. We will be learning about the many kinds of creatures found in the sea---jellyfish, octopus, whales, dolphins, shrimp, and crabs to name a few!
JULY 12- 16 THE RAINFOREST
The rainforest is always a fun unit! The kids love learning about the exotic animals that live in the rainforest. We will touch on the importance of the rainforest and tree conservation.
JULY 19-23 DESERT LIFE
What animals can live in the desert? What do desert homes look like? Can plants grow in the hot, dry desert with little water? All of these questions will be answered this week.
JULY 26-30 EARTH AND BEYOND
This week the kids will be traveling to outer space. They will learn facts about our solar system while having fun being astronauts and aliens!
AUGUST 2-6 ZOO ANIMALS
We will go on an imaginary trip to the zoo! We will visit the many animals we see along the way!
Large cats- lions, tigers, cheetahs
Large zoo animals- elephants, giraffes, zebras, and rhinos
Reptiles- alligators, lizards, and turtles
The different habitats will be discussed also.
AUGUST 9-13 BACK TO SCHOOL
Wow! Summer is over and it is back to basics this week—counting, sorting, matching, and beginning writing skills will be introduced using a variety of materials.
Pre-k will work together will Ms. Selina to create their classroom rules.
AUGUST 16-20 ALL ABOUT ME
This is a teacher’s favorite! Building positive self-esteem is the main focus of the week. More important than learning ABC’s and 123’s, we all want our children to feel good about themselves. How am I special and unique will be discussed with each child. Through art and music activities the children will be able to express their individuality.
Pre-k Parents: Ms. Selina would like to encourage you to write a letter to your child and title it “Letter to my Child” which will be displayed in the classroom.
AUGUST 23-27 APPLES TO APPLES
All apples are not red! The children will learn how apples are grown and harvested. They will use apples for counting, sorting, tasting, and even creating,
We might even make an apple pie or cobbler!
“An apple is a teacher’s best friend”
KIDS COUNT WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH FOR LABOR DAY!