THREE YEAR OLD WEEKLY SCHEDULE
Week of October 16th
This week the three year olds are learning that God loves us and that we can show our praise for God in prayer, songs, music, caring for Creation and loving others. We will go on a nature walk, plant seeds and hear about Pope Francis.
The threes will learn to write and recognize the letter “F”, count to and write the numeral “6”, explore the Fall Season, play “Follow the Leader” and learn how to safely play tag games. The children will listen to stories about farms, fur and feathers friends, review our 5 senses, and continue to prepare for Halloween through songs and art activities.
Week of October 9th
This is our 5th full week of school. We will count and write the number 5, practice tracing and writing the letter “E”, paint an elephant, count to 5 in Spanish, sponge paint a blue bird, match Halloween shapes, and begin making Halloween crafts to decorate our homes.In Religion, we will learn a new Morning Offering prayer, continue praying the “Hail Mary”, learn that Jesus’ community gathers in His name every Sunday for Church services.
As a school community we will have an assembly to meet the Bryn Mawr Fire Chief, Dan Dougherty, and learn about Fire Safety, firefighters and see a real fire truck.
Week of October 2nd
This week the three year olds will learn about our new month of October. We will learn about Christopher Columbus, Fire Safety Rules and Halloween. We will practice writing the letter “D” and the number “4”. We will paint a dog, make dots on a Dalmatian, search for d’s and learn how pumpkins grow.
In religion, we will celebrate the Feast of St. Francis who loved all animals, begin praying the Hail Mary in honor of Jesus’ mother and learn “God Bless America”.
Week of September 25th
This week our parents will come to visit our classroom. The children are learning about the letter “C”. We will paint yellow bananas, watercolor a cat and stamp the letter C. We will make our handprints into a tree and add leaves for the “Fall” season. We will make a traffic light out of circles using the colors red, yellow and green and play “Red Light, Green Light”. We will learn a clown poem, make a clown puppet and count beans from bean pods.
In Religion we are learning that Bible stories teach us about God, we will explore choices and visit Church
Week of September 18th
This week the three year olds will be learning about the letter “B”. The children will paint a butterfly, trace and paint the letter B. We will go on a “Bear Hunt”, play bean bag games and sing Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear and play with bubbles and count buttons.
We will sponge paint an orange and review all of our color words.
The children will hear their first Gospel Weeklies Story, learn that Baptism is when we join God’s family, review the sign of the cross, and learn Jesus loves us.
Week of September 11th
This week the children are learning the names of their new friends. They also helped name the classroom rules. The children will paint an apple with water colors, sponge paint and trace the letter A.
The children sang Happy Birthday to the Blessed Mother, will practice making the sign of the Cross and begin to learn a morning prayer, mealtime prayer and a good-bye prayer. But most important, the children will learn that Jesus loves them.
The children practiced a fire drill, played hand bells, and will come together and pray and sang as a school community.