Children's House Newsletter
Mrs. McLean & Mrs. Arleo
September 19, 2016
At this time we still need a Class Parent. In the past, the Class Parent would help me create a monthly sign up sheet for parents to bring in fruit for our food preparation work, and other items for the classroom such as baby wipes, paper towels, and other occasional items as needed. The children love the food preparaton work. These activities help to promote the child's indepedence while they learn how to wash and slice fruit. Squeezing an orange to make orange juice is a great way for children to strengthen their hand muscles in preparation for fine motor activities, such as writing and cutting.
This week we will be exploring colors. What are the primary colors? What happens when we mix primary colors together? The children are sure to enjoy hunting for colors in our classroom as well as outside. The kindergarten children will further explore this concept as we will be exploring variuos ways to mix colors. I wonder what will happen if a paper towel absorbs two different colors of water? Be sure to ask the children later on in the week. The books we will read include Mouse Paint, Little Blue and Little Yellow, Sky Color, and The Day the Crayons Quit.