Mrs. Ray's Pre-K

Community Day 4

Breakfast and Independent Learning 7:20-7:50

Top 30 Piano Covers Popular Songs 2020 - Best Instrumental Piano Covers All Time

During breakfast

Independent Activity:

Busy Boxes

Exploring books

Learning video on the rug

Community Helpers for Preschool and Kindergarten | Jobs & Occupations | Kids Academy
Good Morning Song | A Beautiful Day | Brain Breaks | Jack Hartmann
Jack Hartmann Says | Following Directions Song for Kids | Brain Breaks | Jack Hartmann
The Sid Shuffle - Ice Age: Continental Drift

Greeting Circle


*unite- Sing- "My Hands on My Head" Today we will learn about people in our community that help us learn such as teachers, coaches and instructors.

*disengage stress- Have a student chose the breathing strategy to do for the day

* connect- Absent Child Ritual and sing "My School Family"

*commit- Recite the school family chant. Have students commit to something that helps keep our class safe.

* morning message- Who helps us learn?

Teachers for Kids | Jobs & Occupations | Social Studies for Preschool & Kindergarten | Kids Academy

Moving and Learning 8:15-8:20

Ask children to brainstorm things that their teacher helps them learn at school. Play Alphabet game and have students match magnetic letters s, l, p, e, r, h, n, o, and i with corresponding letter cards.
Monday-Discovery Center


Wednesday- STEAM lab



Read Aloud/ Social Studies 8:55-9:10

A to Z Helping Hands

Turn to pages 14-15 and discuss how the crossing guard keeps students safe. Recite the street crossing safety rule (when crossing the street, use your ears and your eyes before you use your feet). Turn to pages 30-31 and discuss how the teacher helps children learn.

This Way to Pre-K

Sing "Do You Know the Principal" Discuss how the principal helps the school run smoothly.

Remind students this book is about a pre-k classroom and discuss all the things the teacher helps the children learn.

Big picture

Literacy Circle 9:10-9:35

Display Photo Activity Cards (77 and 78) and discuss how each individual helps us learn.

Put on a baseball hat and a whistle and tell students you are going to play a game and be their coach. The name of the game is Don't Let the Ball Fall and have the students form a circle. Have a student toss the ball to a friend when they hear the whistle blow. The friend who catches the ball has to rhyme with the word "fall"

Remind students we will have a weekly word of the week and tell them what our Wonderful Word of the Week is (grateful)

Discuss other vocabulary words



Alphabet Activities

Phonemic Awareness Activity

Jobs I Can Have When I Grow Up | Highlights Kids | Kids Videos
Learn The Letter P | Let's Learn About The Alphabet | Phonics Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann
letter sounds youtube
Shake Your Sillies Out ♫ Brain Breaks Songs for Kids ♫ Kids Action Songs by The Learning Station
Koo Koo Kanga Roo - Monster Moves (Dance-A-Long)

Stations 9:35-10:20

Teacher Activity: letter ID practice

Teacher Assistant Activity: Halloween art

Independent Stations:

Busy boxes (fine motor)

ABC magnetic letters



playdough (fine motor)

Math/ Science Circle 10:20-10:45

Frog Street Math/ Science Lesson intro

Display the picture of the Librarian on page 15 from Neighborhood Helpers and discuss the job of the librarian. The librarian takes care of the books, counts them to make sure they have been returned, and sorts them by subject and Authors name.

Display a collection of books on the floor near an empty bookshelf. Count the books and invite children to help you sort them. Gather them back up and recount to show them that there are still the same amount of books.


*sort and classify




Count to 20

Practice subitizing

Shapes song for kids | The Singing Walrus
Subitize Up to 5 (soo-bi-tize) | Math Song For Kids | Jack Hartmann
Count to 20 and Workout | Fun Counting Song for Kids | Count by 1's to 20 | Jack Hartmann

Story 10:45-11:00

Teacher Choice- Halloween book

Lunch/ Social Interaction 11:00-11:30

Recess 11:30-12:00

Block room if weather does not permit us to be outside.

Listen And Move
Halloween Songs for Kids 👻 Monster Shuffle Halloween Dance 👻Kids Songs by The Learning Station
Watch the Letters Get Down-Reggae Remix (2018) MISTER B-Dr. Anthony Broughton

Learning Centers 12:00-12:45

Teacher Activity: 1-1 correspondence (pumpkin counting)

Teacher Assistant Activity: Monitor students/login help for Waterford if needed

Clean Up Song | Kids Song for Tidying Up | Super Simple Songs
teacher choice

Rest Time 12:45-2:00

THUNDER and RAIN Sounds for Sleeping BLACK SCREEN | Sleep and Relaxation | Dark Screen Nature Sounds

Closing Circle 2:15-2:30

Reflection of our day. What is one thing you learned today? What was something you did that was kind? What did someone do that made you smile today?
Brain Breaks ♫ Action Songs for Children ♫ Goodbye Song ♫ Kids Songs by The Learning Station
Wild Kratts 🐯 Rescuing Endangered Species 🐼| Kids Videos
Tom & Jerry | A Day With Tom & Jerry | Classic Cartoon Compilation | WB Kids

At Home Learning

Givens Remote Learning -

Mrs. Ray's remote learning

waterford link