Mrs. Lisa O'Sullivan

Happy New Year!

January 2017

This month we will be focusing on the season of winter.  We will explore winter weather, snow and animals in winter.  We will continue to work on name recognition, counting sets of objects up to 5 and recognizing numbers 1-5 and shapes.

Important Dates 

January 6th:  
Half Day:  AM children and full day children will be  in class.
January 16th:  School Closed:  Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 29th-February 3rd: Catholic Schools Week


Week of 1/2

Songs:
  
I'm a Little Snowman

I'm a little snowman short and fat.
Here are my buttons, here is my hat.
When the sun comes out, I can't play
I just slowly melt away

Ten Little Snowflakes

Skills:
Cutting a circle with a scissor
Name recognition (We are using lettered clothespins to match the letters in their name)
Sizes:  small, medium and large

Crafts:
Snowman sponge paint
Snowmen at Night

Books:
Winter by Melvin & Gilda Berger
When Winter Comes by Robert Maass
Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner



Week of 1/9

Show & Tell:  Your favorite toy

Crafts:  
Q-tip painting
sponge painting

Books/Nursery Rhymes:
Snow by Melvin & Gilda Berger
Snowy  Winter Day by Estelle Feldman
Hey Diddle Diddle


Week of 1/16

Show & Tell:  Your favorite character

Crafts:
Hey Diddle  Diddle
Snowflakes
Cork painting

Books/Nursery Rhymes:
Millions of Snowflakes
The Mitten
Hey Diddle Diddle

Songs:
The Mitten Chant