We still have some children who are adjusting to the school routine. Please help encourage your child by reminding them that you or a loved one will be picking them up at the end of the day and by giving the, a hug or kiss when you leave in the morning. Even though it may be difficult for you or them, it is important for them to know this before you leave for the day. It may be a rough transition at times, but consistency is crucial at this age. I can assure you they are well cared for and the transition of adjusting is just a phase. Also, thank you so much for your support! We have a ton of tissues and supplies thanks to all of you!
Our first week of school, we learned about routines; our class procedures; and we learned how to use our art supplies. We also used glue to put together shapes and drew pictures of our family members. We read the Kissing Hand and sent home a poem and hand print on the first day of school.
Next week we will be learning more about classroom friends. As well as learning the RED song, M words including our friends names that start with the letter M, and the number 3.
You can help your child retain these skills by finding items around the house that are red. Help them count silverware for dinner by touching each piece as they count. This is called 1-1 correspondence touch and say they number. Counting to three is great but if they can count higher, encourage counting! Have them line their trucks, dolls, dinosaurs and count them all by touching. Drawing the letter M and saying words that begin with M encourages retention as well!