Week of Oct. 1st
This week the 4 -year- olds will listen to the story of David the Shepherd Boy. They will discover that St. Francis loved all God’s creatures, and they will find out that families are special and that God loves everyone: children and adults.
During “D” week the children will decorate, discover and draw pictures. They will practice writing D and d in the handwriting book. They will also find out that Columbus was an explorer and he discovered a new land.
We continue to review color words in English and Spanish, count the numbers on the calendar and days of the week, as well as the students in our class. We will also count the days until Halloween! On Friday we plan to play Color/Shape Bingo game.
Week of Sept 24th
The fours will spend each day “creating” something new during C week. They will paint, sculpt with play doh and create a clown using the letter of the week. We will also take some time to talk about colors, and count apples as we pretend to go to an apple orchard and we’ll celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day with a story and song.
Besides listening to the story of God’s Creation, the children will discover that they are part of a school and church community. They will be introduced to workers who help us in our community.
Week of Sept. 17th
This week the children will practice writing the letter Bb in the handwriting book. They will color a large bubble letter B and create a bear. They will share with the class during show and tell.
Our weekly magazine, Let’s Find Out, reminds the children of ways to be polite. We will also discuss manners and sharing. They will practice cutting, colors, and counting.
The Bible story this week introduces the children to Baby Moses in the basket. The Gospel story in our first Seeds issue teaches us how Jesus welcomes the little children.
Week of Sept. 10th
During this first week of school the children will celebrate the letter “Aa”. We will paint and cut out apple shapes, create an apple puzzle and share with the class during Show and Tell. We will also listen to the stories of Adam and Eve and Noah’s Ark.
Our weekly magazine, Let’s Find Out, introduces the children to different feelings.
The class will discover that God made each of us special and we are reminded to love one another. We will attend a prayer service on Thursday to celebrate the beginning of our new school year.