The Growing Tree and The Treehouse will be closed for the Easter holiday on Friday, March 30, 2018. Have a Happy and Safe Holiday!
Teachers will introduce babies to the theme Baby Animals by displaying baby animals in the room, reading Animal Babies Peek-a-Boo, and singing “I Like Baby Animals."
Teachers will introduce babies to the theme Insects and Spiders by shaking bug shakers, clapping with the bee puppet, reading The Peek-a-Boo Spider, and listening to “Itsy Bitsy Spider”.
Teachers will introduce children to the theme Caterpillar and Butterflies by reading Ten Little Caterpillars, singing “The Fuzzy Caterpillar,” making stained glass butterflies, and showing pictures of caterpillars and butterflies.
Teachers will introduce children to the theme Ladybugs Part 2 by reading The Grouchy Ladybug, searching for ladybugs using magnifying glasses, and making a ladybug.
Teachers will introduce children to the theme Spring by discussing animals and insects seen in the Spring, how people dress in the Spring, and Spring weather. Children will go on a nature hike, search for birds and insects. Various art projects will be created during this two-week theme.
Teachers will introduce children to the theme Bugs by reading Lady Bug, Lady Bug, Fly Away Home, making a bug collage and bumblebee, and bug jumps outside.
Teachers will introduce children to the theme Farm Animals and How to Care for Them by identifying and recognizing ducks, chickens, cows, sheep, and pigs. Children will paint cows, cut/paste chickens, duck count, and sing “Old MacDonald Had A Farm.”
The theme this week is Severe Weather; What To Do? Children will discuss different kinds of storms, wind exploration, make weather mobiles, and read How Do Tornadoes Form?
Mrs. Nikki Riggins