Week 2… Off to a Great Start!!!

Hello Families,

We have been so busy this week. In our Creative Curriculum we have been talking about Names we need to know at school. We have learned the names of our friends, centers, rooms in the school and our school name. We sent home pictures in Thursday folders with their friends names, teaches and the centers. You can use this picture when talking with your student about what they did during the day. We just started talking about what to do if we get sad or scared at school. Today we sang the song There’s a Spider on the Floor when we talked about being scared. Students can look at their pictures of their families you sent if they are feeling sad or they can tell a teacher if something is scaring them.

In our Child Protection Curriculum we reviewed  our car seat and pedestrian lessons again that we taught at our initial home visits. The students have become experts at what do do when they need to cross the seat or get in a vehicle. We have also covered more rules of the classroom. We used this whole week to teach our centers and what we can do while playing in these centers. The common theme between all centers was having safe hands, sharing toys and cleaning up when they are done with toys.

If you have not done so already, please head over to the sign up sheets for our September home visits. We like to have these all scheduled so that we can plan ahead for materials and experiences.

Thank you so much for all you do to help your preschooler grow and learn!

Mrs. Losey, Ms. Jamie and Ms. Sydney

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First Week

Hello Preschool Families!

The first week of school is coming to a close and we would love to give you an update on what your students have been learning about the past few days. We loved seeing you all at home visits and discussing safety with your children. This week we have reviewed the car and pedestrian safety lessons from our child protection unit and helped your student learn more about being safe. We have been exploring our classroom during our small group time. This week students were able to explore three different centers; the blocks, toys and puzzle, and the dramatic play. They also learned about how to play safely with their friends in each center, and about some of our rules that we follow in the classroom. We covered how to use safe hands, what to do with the tays and how to clean them up when we are finished playing. We have loved being able to sit and talk with your students during our family style meals and having great conversations while getting to know them.

We love seeing all of the family pictures that our students have brought back to hang on our wall and look froward to seeing the rest of them in the next few days. Students are able to bring  water bottles with them to school. We ask that these bottles only contain water, and are easy for the children to open and close on their own. These bottles will remain in their backpacks, but they are free to drink from them throughout the day. If you haven’t done so already, please send a change of clothes in case of accidents or spills in a gallon bag marked with their name.

The sign up sheets for September home visits is up on the website. You can find it under the “Home Visits and Conferences” on the preschool website. This is password protected. Please use the Password sent in the email reminder about this update. You can also go to the photos page for your class and see some great pictures of our first few days.

We are looking forward to working with you and your students this year and if you have any questions please let us know.

Mrs. Losey, Ms. Jamie and Ms. Sydney

 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

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Welcome!

Hello Preschool Families!

We are so excited to get to know you and your student this year! We hope you are able to come visit our classroom during Pyrtle Open House on August 8th starting at 5pm. We are in room 139. We had some remodeling done this summer, it looks great!

**Things your student will need before the first day…

  • Backpack that is large enough to carry a folder
  • A change of clothes to keep at school (in a gallon bag labeled with name)
  • A big smile and ready for fun

**Please feel free to connect with the Pyrtle Facebook page.

Thank you,

Mrs. Losey and Ms. Jamie

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