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St. Patrick's Week

This week we talked a lot about St. Patrick's Day and the color green! Our dramatic play area was set up as a leprechaun village with only green games and toys. Some activities from the week included lacing shamrocks, making pots of gold with glitter, and hunting for gold coins in shaving cream. We also painted Blarney Stones, shamrocks, rainbows, and leprechauns. We practiced rolling dice and counting with 1:1 correspondence to match the amount of dots to numerals on shamrocks.

During speech, we read Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and used our words to describe colors and animals. We then matched baby animals with mommy animals in a variety of locations (e.g., snow, zoo, farm). We also read Shamrock, Shamrock What Are You Hiding? and identified a variety of objects that shamrocks were covering on each page. During P.E., we looked for shamrocks under orange cones, went under/jumped on the parachute, and pretended to be different animals. With our friends from Room 4, we worked on following various one-step directions.

On Thursday, we had a visit from a sneaky leprechaun! We noticed his little green footprints across the table, his green pee in the toilet, and some of his gold coins on the floor. He left us clues to find red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple shamrocks. He led us all across the campus until we finally found his pot of gold in Ms. Mary's office!

After our hunt, we had a huge party with our friends from Room 14 and Room 4 to celebrate both St. Patty's and Sam's birthday! Happy birthday Sam! Thanks for the lovely Irish step dancing performance :)

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General Announcements

  • The CDC is having an Egg Hunt on Friday at 10am. If you haven't done so already, please let me know if you and your child can make it! Hope to see you there.
  • Just a reminder, the CDC is a nut-free campus. Please put a note on a sandwich if you're using a peanut butter alternative.

See everyone when it's spring!