MacArthur 4K News

February 15th, 2016

This Week in 4K:

  • February is Dental Health Month and we will be talking about taking care of our teeth this week and doing various health activities related to Dental Health.
  • We will practice brushing and flossing our teeth (project) and will paint with toothbrushes instead of paint brushes.
  • We will be trying out different vegetables on Wednesday and making a Friendship fruit salad on Thursday. If you would be willing to donate some fruits or veggies, please email me and let me know. You can send them to school any day this week. Fruits we need are bananas, strawberries, grapes and apples. Veggies are carrots, cauliflower, broccoli and cucumbers. Thank you!
  • We will be doing some activities related to weather and the seasons over the next few weeks.
  • We have a Subway Restaurant in the house area where the students can take turns role playing. They can take orders, be customers, or prepare the subs.

Upcoming Dates...

  • Library Monday - iPad Time; Lending Library Checkout
  • The Winter Carnival at MacArthur is on Thursday, February 18th from 5-8. We have 2 amazing Sports Baskets in the Silent Auction. Thank you for all the donations!!
  • Randy Peterson is coming to MacArthur School the week of March 7-10th. He is coming as an Artist in Residence and will be working with the students on coming up with lyrics to a song and then each grade will be recording the song. There will be a Family Concert tentatively planned on the evening of March 10th from 6-7 (location to be determined). The 4K students will be working with the kindergartners. Here is a link to Randy Peterson's Website

Books We Are Reading This Week:

You Can Swim, Baby Duck! by Amy Hest

Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Songs We Learned This Week:

This is the Way We Brush Our Teeth

How to Brush Your Teeth Properly - a nice video meant for children about brushing, flossing and eating healthy foods


You are welcome to send a treat or healthy snack with your child on their birthday. We have 19 students in the morning and 16 in the afternoon.