MacArthur 4K News

October 12, 2015

Last Week:

  • We sorted small pony beads by color for fine motor practice. Stringing and sorting beads are great for muscle development for writing.
  • We painted pictures at the easel.
  • We retold the story of the Three Little Pigs, colored a book to read at home (and return) and watched a short movie of the Three Little Pigs.
  • We had an obstacle course in the gym on Thursday.
  • The conference note came home to sign up for conferences. Please return it ASAP if you haven't already. If your 4K child is your only child at MacArthur School, please email me if you are able to do a conference the morning of November 20th, instead of the 17th or 19th. I will be available from 7:45-11:30 that day.

This Week in 4K:

  • Library Story Time - Monday
  • We will be learning about Fire Safety this week. We will practice stop, drop, and roll. Please talk with your child about what to do if there is a fire in your house, practice a drill, and plan a meeting place outside.
  • We will be having a visit from Mr. Stemer (Molly's Dad) on Wednesday. He is a firefighter and will be talking with the kids in both classes about fire safety and will be putting on all his gear to show the students what a firefighter looks like and what all the gear is for.
  • Your child will be bringing a book home from our lending library for someone to read. You can keep the book until Thursday.

Books We Are Reading This Week:

Fighting a Fire, Step by Step by Thomas Troupe

Emergency! by Gail Gibbons

Huff and Puff by Claudia Rueda

The Three Little Javelinas by Susan Lowell

Some of the Songs We Learned This Week: (Click on Links to see You Tube Videos)

Hurry, hurry, drive the fire truck.

Hurry, hurry, drive the fire truck.

Hurry, hurry, drive the fire truck,

Ding, ding, ding, ding, ding.

Hurry, hurry, climb the ladder...

Hurry, hurry, find the fire...

Hurry, hurry, squirt the water..

Bunny Hop (Mother Goose)


October 21st - Levi

You are welcome to send a treat or healthy snack with your child on their birthday. We have 18 students in the morning and 17 in the afternoon.