Newsletter Preschool – PK4 Full-Day
Unit: Healthy Bodies & Letter “M&N”
January 20-24, 2020
MONDAY ** NO SCHOOL – MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY**
**LIBRARY WITH MRS. CRUM**
CIRCLE: Children will discuss ways to keep our bodies healthy.
RELIGION/STORY (SEEDS): Mom Needs Help
DIFFERENTIATING HANDWRITING: Mat Man introduces the letter “M&N” & HWT Writing pages
SCHOLASTIC: Everyone Can Be Great
PROJECT: Making a Healthy Plate
SCIENCE: Food Pyramid & Nutrition Learning game
DISCUSSION OF THE DAY: What do we need to keep our bodies healthy?
STORYTIME: D.W. the Picky Eater, by Marc Brown, Gregory, the Terrible Eater, by
Mitchell Sharmat & Jose Aruego and The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! By Mo Willems
**ART WITH MS. CHAPMAN**
CIRCLE: Children will identify words and objects that begin with the letter “M&N”.
SHOW & TELL: Something that STARTS with the letter “M&N”
RELIGION WORKBOOK (SEEDS): Who Is the Pope?
ACTIVITY: Painting with Vegetables
QUESTION OF THE DAY: What is your favorite vegetable?
MUSICAL MOVEMENT: The Vegetable Song & Healthy Choices
STORYTIME: Eat your peas, Louise! By Pegeen Snow &
The Fruit & Vegetables We Eat, by Gail Gibbons
**COMPUTER WITH MRS. CORTES**
CIRCLE: Children will discuss the difference between a vegetable and a fruit.
RELIGION/ACTIVITY (SEEDS): I can follow Jesus & Jesus makes new friends.
ACTIVITY: Lunchbox of Healthy Foods
MUSICAL MOVEMENT: If you’re dirty and you know it
QUESTION OF THE DAY: What is your favorite fruit?
STORYTIME: Pete’s Big Lunch & Pete the Cat’s trip to the supermarket, by James Dean
How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? By Chris Butterworth
**P.E. WITH MS. PERGOLINI (remember to wear sneakers) **
CIRCLE: Review the basic food groups, sugars & good hygiene.
RELIGION/ACTIVITY (SEEDS): I help Jesus do his work.
MUSICAL MOVEMENT: Follow Me
BIBLE STORY: The Honest Man’s Prayer
QUESTION OF THE DAY: Can you name a grain?
STORYTIME: The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Junk Food, by Stan & Jan Berenstain &
I will never not ever eat a tomato, by Lauren Child
Have a GREAT week and stay HEALTHY!
*Other books that might be read are: Mac and Cheese, by Sarah Weeks, The Lunch Line, by Karen Nagel, Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes, by Kimberly & James Dean, We Eat Dinner in the Bathtub, by Angela Shelf Medearis and Curious George bakes a cake, goes to the ice cream shop & goes to an ice cream shop, by Margret and H.A. Rey’s