Newsletter Preschool – PK4 Full-Day
Unit: Farm Animals & Letter “U”
March 9-13, 2020
**MUSIC WITH MRS. CRUM**
CIRCLE: Children will learn the different kinds of farm animals and what goes into caring for them.
RELIGION MUSIC (SEEDS): March and Sing “Follow Me”
DIFFERENTIATING HANDWRITING: Mat Man introduces the letter “U” & HWT Writing pages
MUSICAL MOVEMENT: Animal Charades
QUESTION OF THE DAY: Have you ever gone to the circus?
STORYTIME: Elmer Takes Off, by David McKee and
“Stand Back,” Said the Elephant, “I’m Going to Sneeze!” By Patricia Thomas
**LIBRARY WITH MRS. CRUM**
CIRCLE: Children will discuss food and shelter for farm animals.
RELIGION / GOSPEL (SEEDS): Jesus asks for water.
SCHOLASTIC: My Wild Weather Day
MATH: Farm Animals matching game
MUSICAL MOVEMENT: 5 Little Ducks
DISCUSSION OF THE DAY: Why do pigs roll around in the mud?
STORYTIME: Cindy Moo, by Lori Mortensen, Big Red Barn, by Margaret Wise Brown &
Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type, by Doreen Cronin
**ART WITH MS. CHAPMAN**
CIRCLE: Children will identify words and objects that begin with the letter “U”.
SHOW & TELL: Something that STARTS with the letter “U”
RELIGION / ACTIVITY (SEEDS): A Tasting Experience
MUSICAL MOVEMENT: God Made the Animals by Anna Mae Vagle
QUESTION OF THE DAY: Have you ever gone to an animal farm before?
STORYTIME: The Little Red Hen, by Margot Zemach, Curious George Feeds the Animals, by Margret and H.A. Rey & There was an old lady who swallowed a cow, by Lucille Colandro
**COMPUTER WITH MRS. CORTES**
CIRCLE: Children will learn what it’s like to be a farmer.
RELIGION ACTIVITY (SEEDS): The Tasting Trail
MUSICAL MOVEMENT: “Old MacDonald Had a Farm”
DISCUSSION OF THE DAY: What time do you think a farmer has to get up in the morning?
STORYTIME: Sheep Have Lambs by Lynn M. Stone, Chicken Little, by Rebecca & Ed Emberley & Chicken in Charge, by Adam Lehrhaupt
CIRCLE: Children will discuss who Saint Patrick is and why we have the shamrock symbol.
BIBLE STORY: The Good Shepherd
DIFFERENTIATING MATH ACTIVITY: Shamrock ABC Dot-to-dot
GROUP DISCUSSION OF THE DAY: Why do we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?
STORYTIME: The Night before St. Patrick’s Day, by Natasha Wing &
Sophie Johnson, Unicorn Expert, by Morag Hood
Have a FANTASTIC week!