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JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2023 CURRICULUM

Jan. 3-6 SEASON OF WINTER CONTINUED

Jan. 9-13 FIVE SENSES

This week the kids will be tasting various items as well as smelling different scents/ It is always interesting to see their faces!
Different textures are always fun to explore, especially blind-folded.

Jan. 16-20   ALL ABOUT MUSIC:  IT’S OK TO MAKE NOISE

The children need to bring any musical instrument they have at home to school this week. 
They will be introduced to a variety of instruments: guitars, drums, ukuleles, pianos, harmonicas, and recorders. They will listen to different types of music and try to tell what instrument is playing.
ANY PARENT OR GRANDPARENT THAT WOULD LIKE TO SHARE THEIR TALENTS WITH THE KIDS ARE WELCOME. TOUCH BASE WITH YOUR CHILD’S TEACHER FOR A TIME.

Jan. 23-27  COLORS AND SHAPES

The children will be learning their primary colors and have fun creating the secondary colors. The many shapes from circles, triangles, and spheres will be presented this week.

Jan.30-Feb.3 Manners and Personal Hygiene

The focus this week will be on teaching the children how to care for their bodies.
February is Dental Health Month therefore we will start with the proper way to brush our teeth! Good hygiene starts with washing hands properly. We have had a lot of practice this past year! 
Manners, manners, and more manners will be taught---yes mam, no mam, yes sir, no sir, please and thank you for starters!

Feb. 6-10 FRIENDS AND FEELINGS/VALENTINES DAY

It’s Valentines Week! We will be encouraging the children to express their feelings towards their friends in a kind and loving manner. Sharing with our friends and caring about them will be discussed.

Feb. 13-17 VALENTINES DAY AND PHYSICAL FITNESS

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14TH WILL BE THE CLASS PARTIES
SIGN-UP SHEETS WILL BE ON THE CLASSROOM DOORS
REMEMBR ONLY SIGN YOUR CHILD’S NAME ON THE CARDS
SEND A BAG OR BOX FOR HIS/HER VALENTINE CARDS!!
 
Different types of exercises will be introduced this week. The kids will try yoga poses, along with calisthenics, and gymnastic moves.  Please dress the kids in comfy clothes that they can move freely in as well tennis shoes.

Feb. 20-24     MARDI GRAS

Louisiana is famous for our carnival season. The (3) Two-year-old classes will make Mardi Gras floats out of shoe boxes topping them with their favorite characters. These will be made at home as a fun family project. 
This is Ms. April, Ms. Kerry, and Ms. Asia’s classes.
The Pre-K 3’s and 4’s will decorate wagons. Ms. Selina will decide on the theme for this year and post it.
The toddler parade will be on Thursday, February 16th at 3:30.
The pre-k parade will be on Friday, February 17th at 3:30.  
 
KIDS COUNT WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH FOR IN-SERVICE TRAINING AND TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21st FOR MARDI GRAS.
 
 

 
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