FOUR YEAR OLD WEEKLY ACTIVITIES Week of October 16th Our new letter this week is Ff and the children will practice words like Feelings and Forgiveness when they learn about Joseph and his colorful coat. They will create a Friendly Frankie monster and a Fingerprint Flower. In addition to writing letters and numbers, they’ll practice cutting by fringing feathers. In our Gospel story this week, the children will recognize ways to praise God by praying, singing, being respectful and thoughtful, and showing love.
Week of October 9th This week the fours will discover that Columbus was an Explorer and he proved that the Earth was round and not flat. The children will practice writing this week’s letter, “Ee”, and will have fun finding words beginning with “Ee”. During fire prevention week, we will look forward to a visit from the firefighter and explore how a fire engine works. The children will review STOP, DROP, ROLL and STAY LOW and GO. Our Gospel this week will discuss how Jesus invites us to his “party” when we celebrate together at Church. The children will take turns sharing their favorite party stories.
Week of October 2nd During this first week of October, the children will keep busy discovering “D” words, painting with marbles, Q tips, brushes, and Do-A-Dot paint markers. They will be sight reading color words, matching and learning to read a chart. They will also recognize how community helpers keep them safe. In addition, the children will discover that St. Francis loved all God’s creatures. They will also be introduced to David, one of God’s important helpers. Our Seeds theme will identify how much God loves them. They will recognize and appreciate how they change and grow. Week of September 25, 2017 Our new letter this week is “Cc”. The children will practice words that begin with “C”, and will match Community Helpers, paint a large candy corn picture, create some clouds using cotton balls, and practice cutting skills. The fours will talk about God’s Creation, learn how to be a good and caring friend, and listen to our Gospel story about choices. We will also celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day this week and welcome our parents as they visit our classroom.
Week of September 18 This week the fours will celebrate the letter “Bb”. They will practice words that begin with “B”, and sing songs such as The Wheels on the Bus and B-I-N-G-O. They will review shapes and colors, including Blue, Brown and Black. The children will discover that they all have feelings and that showing kindness makes them feel happy. They will listen to the story of Moses, the baby in a basket. In our Seeds issue, the children will find that Jesus welcomes everyone.
Week of September 11th During this first full week of school the children are introduced to the letter Aa and will practice words that begin with the "a" sound. They will find out about apples and how they grow. The children will count classmates and learn their names and continue to learn and follow school rules. They will be introduced to new prayers, participate in our first prayer gathering, listen to Bible stories about Noah and his Ark and Adam and Eve, and discover that God loves them.