MARCH AND APRIL 2020 CURRICULUM
MARCH 9-13: DR. SEUSS
Dr. Seuss is a favorite! There are so many wonderful characters in Dr. Seuss’ stories. The Cat in the Hat, One Fish, Two Fish, Thing 1, Thing 2, and the Lorax will be read and artwork will relate to the stories this week. Feel free to share any Dr. Seuss books your child loves!
MARCH 16-20: RAIN, RAINBOWS AND THE LUCK OF THE IRISH
We begin the week discovering where rain comes from, followed by how rainbows formed and end with the luck of the Irish and pots of gold! St. Patrick will be discussed along with Ireland and its people.
TUESDAY, MARCH 17TH LET THE KIDS DRESS IN GREEN!
MARCH 23-27: SPRING SEASON
We will focus on Mother Nature and the changes that take place as the seasons change from winter to spring. We will welcome back our bears that have been hibernating all winter!
Through books and pictures the children will discover the beauty of spring. This would be a great time for a family nature walk.
MARCH 30-April 2: BUGS! BUGS! BUGS!
This week we encourage the children to find bugs at home and bring to school to share with their friends. Make sure the bugs are in an APRIL NO ROACHES OR INSECTS WITH STINGERS PLEASE!
APRIL 6-10: RABBITS AND EASTER
KIDS COUNT IS CLOSED FRIDAY, APRIL 10TH FOR GOOD FRIDAY
This week we will touch on the habitat of rabbits and how they live. The meaning of Easter and its traditions will be discussed also.
OUR ANNUAL EASTER BONNET PARADES WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8TH AT 330 FOR THE TODDLER TWOS AND THURSDAY, APRIL 9TH AT 330 FOR THE PRE-K. PLEASE ENTER USING THE OUTSIDE STAIRWELL ONLY!
Easter parties and egg hunts will be held on Wednesday and Thursday.
Each child from Ms. Jackie’s room thru the pre-k should bring one dozen filled Easter eggs with soft candy (remember no nuts, peanut butter, or hard candy) and a labeled Easter basket for the egg hunt.
APRIL 13-17: WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD
This week is dedicated to OUR CHILDREN! Activities focus on building self-esteem, a sense of security, and good values.
MONDAY- MAD HATTER MONDAY
TUESDAY- TYE-DYE AND TU-TU TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY- WACKY WARDROBE WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY- TREASURE ISLAND THURSDAY
FRIDAY- FABULOUS FIFTIES FRIDAY
WE ENCOURAGE ALL CHILDREN TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS WEEK’S
SPECIAL DRESS UP DAYS. LET’S HAVE FUN!
APRIL 20-24: BABY ANIMALS
Chickens are not the only ones that come from an egg…and which baby animals are born from their mother? This is the question of the week.
APRIL 27-MAY 1: LIFE ON THE FARM
Why is farming important? The children will learn about animals that live on a farm, their importance and the responsibilities of a farmer. Friday, May 1st the PRE-K will enjoy fun farm activities. They will make butter, milk a cow, shear sheep, bob for apples, and learn to lasso. BOOTS ARE ALLOWED FOR THIS DAY!