Full Day - Five Day
Week of October 19, 2020
The class will practice “Ff” sounds. They will make Frankenstein and Five Little Pumpkins Halloween crafts, and will participate in frog and fish activities. The children will count, paint with sponges and their fingers, and they will put pictures in order. They will learn about the parts of a pumpkin and complete a seek and find magazine activity.
The Old Testament story tells how Joseph forgave his brothers and how they felt when they reunited as a family. The Gospel story teaches the children that Jesus has two rules and they will recognize Jesus’ Great Commandment
Week of October 12, 2020
The class will practice the “Ee” sounds. They will make elephant and egg crafts, as well as Fall and Halloween decorations. The children will discover how mixing two colors will make a new color. They will practice new descriptive words and number ordering.
This week the children will learn how God made each of them special. They will listen to the Old Testament stories of Jacob’s dream and Joseph’s colorful coat. The Gospel story this week teaches us to praise God.
Week of October 5, 2020
This week the children are celebrating Fire Prevention Week. They will enjoy a drive by firetruck visit on Tuesday, and the children will be practicing fire safety with a school fire drill, as well as” stop, drop, and roll” and “stay low and go” practice. They will also create an edible firetruck during cooking class.
The class will practice the “Dd” sound and will make a Dalmatian dog craft. They will practice finding the letter D, put pictures in order, and color by number.
Our Bible Story is about David, the Shepherd boy. The Seeds gospel story teaches the children that Jesus liked to tell stories to his friends. They will recognize that Jesus invites us to God’s celebration each Sunday at church.
Week of September 28, 2020
The children are enjoying getting to know their new friends and classmates. They are having fun playing in the playground and in the bike room on rainy days. This week the children are learning about the letter C and the hard and soft sounds it makes. We are thanking community helpers in the Let’s Find Out magazine. They are also counting, cutting and gluing. During our first full days of school, the children will enjoy cooking and Spanish class.
This week the children will listen to the story of God’s Creation. They will welcome October, the month of Mary, and they will pray the Hail Mary prayer in her honor. The children will also learn about St. Francis and his love for all God’s creatures.
Week of September 21, 2020
This week the children are enjoying playing outside with their new friends. They are printing and sounding words beginning with B. They are also counting, drawing, painting and participating in Share and Tell. The children will also celebrate the new season of Fall.
Bible stories this week include Noah’s Ark and Baby Moses. The children recognize that God gives us feelings, and they can show how they feel by the looks on their faces.
Week of September 14, 2020
The children are happy to be in school and meeting new classmates! During this first full week of school we are enjoying the playground and the beautiful weather.
This is Letter A week and the children will participate in counting, painting and puzzle activities, Share and Tell, and writing practice. They will find out where apples grow, fun ways to eat them, and how to count and graph them.
Our Old Testament bible stories this week include Adam and Eve, Creation, Noah’s Ark, and Lot and Abraham. We will continue to greet each other with the Good Day prayer and they will ask God to watch over and protect them as they pray Angel of God.
Week of September 9, 2020
As we begin our new school year (either in person, on Zoom, or both) the children are meeting new classmates, learning new names, and following new school rules and directions. They reviewed shapes and colors, and they practiced writing top to bottom, left to right, slant, and forward and backward circles.
The children celebrated Mary, Jesus’ Mother’s birthday. They are learning to take turns and be kind to one another. They are also discovering that God loves them and that each one of them is special.
We had a fire drill practice and visited St. Thomas of Villanova Chapel.
Full Day Program Continues
11:30 am – 3:30 pm
11:30 am Hand washing Bathroom/Lunch Time
12:30 pm Large Motor Activity/Playground
1:00 pm Bathroom /Hand washing Break
1:15 pm Quiet Time – Story Reading Time
1:45 pm Enrichment Classes and Learning Activities, Session 1
2:15 pm Enrichment Classes and Learning Activities, Session 2
2:45 pm Story/Prayer
3:00 pm Large Motor Activity/Playground
3:15 pm Dismissal Preparation
3:30 pm Full Day Dismissal