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December Lessons and Activities

Dec 13, 2017   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on December Lessons and Activities

Don’t forget, we’ll be closed the week of Dec 25th – Dec 29th!  Enjoy the holidays!

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

4,7,11

Color of the Month:

Green

Letters this Month:

O, B, R

Fun Discussions this Month:

Bears, Snow, Christmas

Sight Words for this Month:

Go, First, Ball, King, Fly

Sign Language Words this Month: 

Friend, Help, Jump

Spanish words practiced this Month:

Friend, Help, Jump

 

June: Alphabet Island

Feb 3, 2017   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on June: Alphabet Island

Jump off the boat and onto an island of learning. Play on the beach, build sand castles and follow a treasure map. Experience the natural wonders of volcanoes, waterfalls, caves and palm trees. End your school year with a luau and dance to island music until the sun sets on a great school year.

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

1-20

Shape of the Month:

Basic Shapes

Color of the month:

 

Pattern:

AB

Friendship Trait discussed and used throughout the daycare and discussed daily:

Confident

Sight Words for this Month:

and, look, at

Sight Words your child Reviews everyday during calendar time which we add to monthly:

the, and, look, at, you, to, can, in, love, not, it, is, a, my, go, stop, we, what, run, jump, finds, he, she, play, away, see, I, big, up, said, mad, like, little, sad, honest, glad, come, here

(Miss Kim also uses the sight words in sentences and the children will read the sentences. We discuss if their mouth matches the sound or not when they read the word if it is something they have guessed on.)

Sign Language Words they Know:

bird, all done, friend, smile, snow, love, alligator, sorry, bug, please, thank you, milk, water, eat, more, up, down, help, no, yes, cold, horse

Spanish words they know:

Numbers 1-30, Months of the year, Days of the week, horse, dog, puppy, grandma, boy, girl, cat, hat, barn, grasshopper, toothbrush, lion, jaguar, dragonfly, zebra, rocket, x-ray fish, kangaroo, octopus, ball, xylophone, leaf, owl, volcano, violin, frog, umbrella, globe, rabbit, mushroom, watermelon, whale, yam, monkey, elephant, jellyfish, cloud, sun, nut, egg, button, zipper, drum, quilt, kite, apple, grapes, star, underwear, hat, nest, queen, ant, bunny, pig, puppy, horse, feather, computer, lizard, snail, bird, money, fish, nest, cow, king, tractor, mouse, lamb, cat, hammer, chick, egg, ladybug, cake, hat, tree, and spider. “Como se llama” (it means, what is it called?) and also, “Hoy es…” (it means, today it’s…).

Spanish word they will learn this month:

 

 

December- Winter in the Woods

Dec 8, 2016   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on December- Winter in the Woods

Warm up with this cozy theme. Winter helps us understand how nature changes throughout the year. By learning about trees and the animals that live in them, children can see how nature adapts to the seasonal changes. Greet hedgehogs, owls, reindeer, bears and mice. Snuggle up by the fire and journal about your special winter memories.

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

4 & 14

Shape of the Month:

Square

Color of the month:

White

Pattern:

ABB

Friendship Trait discussed and used throughout the daycare and discussed daily:

Sharing

Sight Words for this Month:

-in, not, what

Sight Words your child Reviews everyday during calendar time which we add to monthly: 

the, and, look, at, you, to, can, in, love, not, it, is, a, my, go, stop, we, what, run, jump, finds, he, she, play, away, see, I, big, up, said, mad, like, little, sad, honest, glad, come, here

(Miss Kim also uses the sight words in sentences and the children will read the sentences.  We discuss if their mouth matches the sound or not when they read the word if it is something they have guessed on.)

Sign Language Words they Know:  

bird, all done, friend, smile, love, alligator, sorry, bug, please, thank you, milk, water, eat, more, up, down, help, no, yes, cold, horse, snow

Spanish words they know:

Numbers 1-30, Months of the year, Days of the week, horse, dog, puppy, grandma, boy, girl, cat, hat, barn, grasshopper, toothbrush, lion, jaguar, dragonfly, zebra, rocket, x-ray fish, kangaroo, octopus, ball, xylophone, leaf, owl, volcano, violin, frog, umbrella, globe, rabbit, mushroom, watermelon, whale, yam, monkey, elephant, jellyfish, cloud, sun, nut, egg, button, zipper, drum, quilt, kite, apple, grapes, star, underwear, hat, nest, queen, ant, bunny, pig, puppy, horse, feather, computer, lizard, snail, bird, money, fish, nest, cow, king, tractor, mouse, lamb, cat, hammer, chick, egg, ladybug, cake, hat, tree, and spider. “Como se llama” (it means, what is it called?) and also, “Hoy es…” (it means, today it’s…).

Spanish word they will learn this month:

 

 

November- Community Helpers

Nov 11, 2016   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on November- Community Helpers

Your children will take on new roles as they wear a sheriff’s badge, fight fires and drive a bus. They will explore who keeps us safe and who helps us learn and grow. We are thankful for all the jobs people do in our communities. Dream big, play hard and learn together in this town helper theme.

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

3 & 13

Shape of the Month:

Star

Color of the month:

Yellow

Pattern:

ABC

Friendship Trait discussed and used throughout the daycare and discussed daily:

Respectful

Sight Words for this Month:

to, you, can

Word Family: -ar

Sight Words your child Reviews everyday during calendar time which we add to monthly: 

the, and, look, at, you, to, can, in, love, not, it, is, a, my, go, stop, we, what, run, jump, finds, he, she, play, away, see, I, big, up, said, mad, like, little, sad, honest, glad, come, here

(Miss Kim also uses the sight words in sentences and the children will read the sentences.  We discuss if their mouth matches the sound or not when they read the word if it is something they have guessed on.)

Sign Language Words they Know:  

bird, all done, friend, smile, snow, love, alligator, sorry, bug, please, thank you, milk, water, eat, more, up, down, help, no, yes, cold, horse

Spanish words they know:

Numbers 1-30, Months of the year, Days of the week, horse, dog, puppy, grandma, boy, girl, cat, hat, barn, grasshopper, toothbrush, lion, jaguar, dragonfly, zebra, rocket, x-ray fish, kangaroo, octopus, ball, xylophone, leaf, owl, volcano, violin, frog, umbrella, globe, rabbit, mushroom, watermelon, whale, yam, monkey, elephant, jellyfish, cloud, sun, nut, egg, button, zipper, drum, quilt, kite, apple, grapes, star, underwear, hat, nest, queen, ant, bunny, pig, puppy, horse, feather, computer, lizard, snail, bird, money, fish, nest, cow, king, tractor, mouse, lamb, cat, hammer, chick, egg, ladybug, cake, hat, tree, and spider. “Como se llama” (it means, what is it called?) and also, “Hoy es…” (it means, today it’s…).

 

 

October-Down on the Farm

Oct 7, 2016   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on October-Down on the Farm

This fall, from sunrise to sunset, your child will love participating in the art and science of life on a farm. Ride a tractor, grow crops and milk a cow. Harvest seeds of learning in this wonderful theme.

Letters we will learn this month:

B, C & H

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

2, 12

Shape of the Month:

Triangle

Color of the month:

Brown

Pattern:

AABB. They will discuss the pattern daily on the calendar and be asked to continue that pattern.  They will work with shapes and place them in a pattern and continue it.  They will also put numbers and letters into the AABB pattern.

Friendship Trait discussed and used throughout the daycare and discussed daily:

thankful

Sight Words for this Month:

go, to, we

Sight Words your child Reviews everyday during calendar time which we add to monthly: 

the, and, look, at, you, to, can, in, love, not, it, is, a, my, go, stop, we, what, run, jump, finds, he, she, play, away, see, I, big, up, said, mad, like, little, sad, honest, glad, come, here

(Miss Kim also uses the sight words in sentences and the children will read the sentences.  We discuss if their mouth matches the sound or not when they read the word if it is something they have guessed on.)

Sign Language Words they Know:  

bird, all done, friend, smile, snow, love, alligator, sorry, bug, please, thank you, milk, water, eat, more, up, down, help, no, yes, cold, horse

Spanish words they know:

Numbers 1-30, Months of the year, Days of the week, horse, dog, puppy, grandma, boy, girl, cat, hat, barn, grasshopper, toothbrush, lion, jaguar, dragonfly, zebra, rocket, x-ray fish, kangaroo, octopus, ball, xylophone, leaf, owl, volcano, violin, frog, umbrella, globe, rabbit, mushroom, watermelon, whale, yam, monkey, elephant, jellyfish, cloud, sun, nut, egg, button, zipper, drum, quilt, kite, apple, grapes, star, underwear, hat, nest, queen, ant, bunny, pig, puppy, horse, feather, computer, lizard, snail, bird, money, fish, nest, cow, king, tractor, mouse, lamb, cat, hammer, chick, egg, ladybug, cake, hat, tree, and spider. “Como se llama” (it means, what is it called?) and also, “Hoy es…” (it means, today it’s…).

 

 

September- Me & My Family

Sep 9, 2016   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on September- Me & My Family

This theme helps children understand how they relate to the various communities to which they belong. The more they know themselves, their feelings, their families and their schools, the better they will understand how to care for and show the same kindness to others.

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

1, 10, & 11

Shape of the Month:

Circle

Color of the month:

Green

Pattern:

The children will work with the basic AB pattern. They will discuss the pattern daily on the calendar and be asked to continue that pattern.  They will work with shapes and place them in a pattern and continue it.  They will also put numbers and letters into the AB pattern.

Friendship Trait discussed and used throughout the daycare and discussed daily:

Loving

Sight Words for this Month:

-at, sat, mat, cat

Sight Words your child Reviews everyday during calendar time which we add to monthly: 

the, and, look, at, you, to, can, in, love, not, it, is, a, my, go, stop, we, what, run, jump, finds, he, she, play, away, see, I, big, up, said, mad, like, little, sad, honest, glad, come, here

(Miss Kim also uses the sight words in sentences and the children will read the sentences.  We discuss if their mouth matches the sound or not when they read the word if it is something they have guessed on.)

Sign Language Words they Know:  

bird, all done, friend, smile, snow, love, alligator, sorry, bug, please, thank you, milk, water, eat, more, up, down, help, no, yes, cold, horse

Spanish words they know:

Numbers 1-30, Months of the year, Days of the week, horse, dog, puppy, grandma, boy, girl, cat, hat, barn, grasshopper, toothbrush, lion, jaguar, dragonfly, zebra, rocket, x-ray fish, kangaroo, octopus, ball, xylophone, leaf, owl, volcano, violin, frog, umbrella, globe, rabbit, mushroom, watermelon, whale, yam, monkey, elephant, jellyfish, cloud, sun, nut, egg, button, zipper, drum, quilt, kite, apple, grapes, star, underwear, hat, nest, queen, ant, bunny, pig, puppy, horse, feather, computer, lizard, snail, bird, money, fish, nest, cow, king, tractor, mouse, lamb, cat, hammer, chick, egg, ladybug, cake, hat, tree, and spider. “Como se llama” (it means, what is it called?) and also, “Hoy es…” (it means, today it’s…).

 

 

May: Bubbles, Boats & Floats

May 2, 2016   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on May: Bubbles, Boats & Floats

Your children will love splashing up their imagination in this water filled theme. Experiment with what will sink and float. Children will make a mini canoe and create a pretend river. Take building lessons from a beaver, then swim on down to the lake. Fish for letters, count ducks and then hurry home to get squeaky clean. Fill a bucket with soapy water. Wash your hands, dishes and even a dirty dog. Water is an important natural resource. Your children will learn how to preserve, appreciate and protect our water.

Letters we will learn this month:
Aa, Dd & Uu

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

17 & 18

Shape of the Month:

Diamond

Color of the month:

Purple

Pattern:

The children will work with the basic ABC pattern.  They will discuss the pattern daily on the calendar and be asked to continue that pattern.  They will work with shapes and place them in a pattern and continue it.  They will also put numbers and letters into the ABC pattern.

Friendship Trait discussed and used throughout the daycare and discussed daily:

Responsible

Sight Words for this Month:

are, they, where, down

Sight Words your child Reviews everyday during calendar time which we add to monthly: 

the, and, look, at, you, to, can, in, love, not, it, is, a, my, go, stop, we, what, run, jump, finds, he, she, play, away, see, I, big, up, said, mad, like, little, sad, honest, glad, come, here

(Miss Kim also uses the sight words in sentences and the children will read the sentences.  We discuss if their mouth matches the sound or not when they read the word if it is something they have guessed on.)

Sign Language Words they Know:  

bird, all done, friend, smile, snow, love, alligator, sorry, bug, please, thank you, milk, water, eat, more, up, down, help, no, yes, cold, horse

Spanish words they know:

Numbers 1-30, Months of the year, Days of the week, horse, dog, puppy, grandma, boy, girl, cat, hat, barn, grasshopper, toothbrush, lion, jaguar, dragonfly, zebra, rocket, x-ray fish, kangaroo, octopus, ball, xylophone, leaf, owl, volcano, violin, frog, umbrella, globe, rabbit, mushroom, watermelon, whale, yam, monkey, elephant, jellyfish, cloud, sun, nut, egg, button, zipper, drum, quilt, kite, apple, grapes, star, underwear, hat, nest, queen, ant, bunny, pig, puppy, horse, feather, computer, lizard, snail, bird, money, fish, nest, cow, king, tractor, mouse, lamb, cat, hammer, chick, egg, ladybug, cake, hat, tree, and spider. “Como se llama” (it means, what is it called?) and also, “Hoy es…” (it means, today it’s…).

Spanish word they will learn this month:

alligator, duck, umbrella, glass, rainbow, beaver, diamond, purple, fish, boat, are, they, down, where

 

April: Bees & Butterflies

Apr 13, 2016   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on April: Bees & Butterflies

Your children will be as busy as bees as they buzz from flower to flower gathering sweet ideas. Learn how to be a beekeeper and listen to the bees communicate. Then, follow a bee inside your own make-believe honeycomb. Get to know the queen bee and other jobs in the hive. Outside, watch a brand new butterfly appear. Hear stories about a caterpillar who was wrapped up in a chrysalis and went through a process of metamorphosis. Experience the life cycles of bees and butterflies this spring with your children.

Letters we will learn this month:
Bb, Qq & Nn

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

15 & 16

Shape of the Month:

Hexagon

Color of the month:

Black

Pattern:

The children will work with the basic ABCD pattern.  They will discuss the pattern daily on the calendar and be asked to continue that pattern.  They will work with shapes and place them in a pattern and continue it.  They will also put numbers and letters into the ABCD pattern.

Friendship Trait discussed and used throughout the daycare and discussed daily:

Forgiving

Sight Words for this Month:

come,here,go, away

Sight Words your child Reviews everyday during calendar time which we add to monthly: 

the, and, look, at, you, to, can, in, love, not, it, is, a, my, go, stop, we, what, run, jump, finds, he, she, play, away, see, I, big, up, said, mad, like, little, sad, honest, glad

(Miss Kim also uses the sight words in sentences and the children will read the sentences.  We discuss if their mouth matches the sound or not when they read the word if it is something they have guessed on.)

Sign Language Words they Know:  

bird, all done, friend, smile, snow, love, alligator, sorry, bug, please, thank you, milk, water, eat, more, up, down, help, no, yes, cold, camel, shoes, and bathroom.

Spanish words they know:

Numbers 1-20, Months of the year, Days of the week, horse, dog, puppy, grandma, boy, girl, cat, hat, barn, grasshopper, toothbrush, lion, jaguar, dragonfly, zebra, rocket, x-ray fish, kangaroo, octopus, ball, xylophone, leaf, owl, volcano, violin, frog, umbrella, globe, rabbit, mushroom, watermelon, whale, yam, monkey, elephant, jellyfish, cloud, sun, nut, egg, button, zipper, drum, quilt, kite, apple, grapes, star, underwear, hat, nest, queen, ant, bunny, pig, puppy, horse, feather, computer, lizard, snail, bird, money, fish, nest, cow, king, tractor, mouse, lamb, cat, hammer, chick, egg, ladybug, cake, hat, tree, and spider. “Como se llama” (it means, what is it called?) and also, “Hoy es…” (it means, today it’s…).

Spanish words they will learn this month: 

moth,butterfly, bee, wasp, caterpillar, flower, hexagon, black, fifteen, sixteen, come, here, go, away

 

March: Discover the Desert

Feb 29, 2016   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on March: Discover the Desert

Pull up your boots, put on your cowboy hat and head to the Mother Goose Time Rodeo! After practicing your rope skills, wander out into the dunes of the Sahara Desert. Explore the Mojave Desert while riding your bumpy burro. Learn ABC with an armadillo and count the sneaky little lizards. Sit for a while in the shade of a cactus, but be careful not to fall asleep because the desert comes to life at night. In this action-packed theme, explore sandy ideas near and far.

Letters we will learn this month:
Hh, Ii & Jj

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

13 & 14

Shape of the Month:

Square

Color of the month:

Brown

Pattern:

The children will work with the basic ABBACC pattern.  They will discuss the pattern daily on the calendar and be asked to continue that pattern.  They will work with shapes and place them in a pattern and continue it.  They will also put numbers and letters into the ABBACC pattern.

Friendship Trait discussed and used throughout the daycare and discussed daily:

Wise

Sight Words for this Month:

what, am, I, not

Sight Words your child Reviews everyday during calendar time which we add to monthly: 

the, and, look, at, you, to, can, in, love, not, it, is, a, my, go, stop, we, what, run, jump, finds, he, she, play, away, see, I, big, up, said, mad, like, little, sad, honest, glad

(Miss Kim also uses the sight words in sentences and the children will read the sentences.  We discuss if their mouth matches the sound or not when they read the word if it is something they have guessed on.)

Sign Language for the Month:

Camel

Sign Language Words they Know:  

bird, all done, friend, smile, snow, love, alligator, sorry, bug, please, thank you, milk, water, eat, more, up, down, help, no, yes, cold, horse.

Spanish words they will learn this month:

camel, horse, lizard, cactus, snake, boots, square, brown, thirteen, fourteen, I, am, not, a

Spanish words they know:

Numbers 1-20, Months of the year, Days of the week, horse, dog, puppy, grandma, boy, girl, cat, hat, barn, grasshopper, toothbrush, lion, jaguar, dragonfly, zebra, rocket, x-ray fish, kangaroo, octopus, ball, xylophone, leaf, owl, volcano, violin, frog, umbrella, globe, rabbit, mushroom, watermelon, whale, yam, monkey, elephant, jellyfish, cloud, sun, nut, egg, button, zipper, drum, quilt, kite, apple, grapes, star, underwear, hat, nest, queen, ant, bunny, pig, puppy, horse, feather, computer, lizard, snail, bird, money, fish, nest, cow, king, tractor, mouse, lamb, cat, hammer, chick, egg, ladybug, cake, hat, tree, and spider. “Como se llama” (it means, what is it called?) and also, “Hoy es…” (it means, today it’s…).

 

 

February: Food & Fitness

Feb 1, 2016   //   by Miss Kim   //   Daily Lessons  //  Comments Off on February: Food & Fitness

If your children are hungry for learning, they will love this delicious experience. Follow food from the farm to the truck that picks it up, then on to the market, bakery and all the way to your table. Learn the basics of measuring, pouring, stirring and chopping. After a well-balanced meal, go outside for a marathon of jumping, kicking, catching and relay races. Everyone is a winner in this learning adventure.

Letters we will learn this month:
Jj, Ll & Gg

Numbers the children will work with and count to this month:

11 & 12

Shape of the Month:

Heart

Color of the month:

Red

Pattern:

The children will work with the basic ABBC pattern.  They will discuss the pattern daily on the calendar and be asked to continue that pattern.  They will work with shapes and place them in a pattern and continue it.  They will also put numbers and letters into the ABBC pattern.

Friendship Trait discussed and used throughout the daycare and discussed daily:

Kind

Sight Words for this Month:

Can, You, Run, To

Sight Words your child Reviews everyday during calendar time which we add to monthly: 

the, and, look, at, you, to, can, in, love, not, it, is, a, my, go, stop, we, what, run, jump, finds, he, she, play, away, see, I, big, up, said, mad, like, little, sad, honest, glad

(Miss Kim also uses the sight words in sentences and the children will read the sentences.  We discuss if their mouth matches the sound or not when they read the word if it is something they have guessed on.)

Sign Language Words they Know:  

bird, all done, friend, smile, snow, love, alligator, sorry, bug, please, thank you, milk, water, eat, more, up, down, help, no, yes, cold, horse

Spanish Words They will learn this month:

Jar, Lemon, Grapes, Fruit, Vegetable, Grain, Heart, Red, Eleven, Twelve, Can, You, Run, To

Spanish words they know:

Numbers 1-20, Months of the year, Days of the week, horse, dog, puppy, grandma, boy, girl, cat, hat, barn, grasshopper, toothbrush, lion, jaguar, dragonfly, zebra, rocket, x-ray fish, kangaroo, octopus, ball, xylophone, leaf, owl, volcano, violin, frog, umbrella, globe, rabbit, mushroom, watermelon, whale, yam, monkey, elephant, jellyfish, cloud, sun, nut, egg, button, zipper, drum, quilt, kite, apple, grapes, star, underwear, hat, nest, queen, ant, bunny, pig, puppy, horse, feather, computer, lizard, snail, bird, money, fish, nest, cow, king, tractor, mouse, lamb, cat, hammer, chick, egg, ladybug, cake, hat, tree, and spider. “Como se llama” (it means, what is it called?) and also, “Hoy es…” (it means, today it’s…).

 

 

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