It's that time AGAIN! Annual Immunizations Report due to the state! Please provide a copy of your child's most recent immunizations (if you haven't already done so) and remember that each time your child receives immunizations, The Growing Tree needs an updated copy. All copies of updated shot records are due no later than Friday, January 26, 2018.

Week 01.15.18

Infant 1

Teachers will introduce babies to the theme Snow by reading How to Build a Snowman and singing “Snowflakes, Snowflakes”.

Infant 2

Teachers will introduce babies to the theme Construction by reading Big Road Machines, singing “I Love Dirt”, exploring weight (hard and soft), and playing hide the truck.

Toddler 1

Teachers will introduce children to the theme Hibernation by making animal track handprints, squirrel nest for Winter, and a polar bear craft. Children will waddle like a penguin, jump like a deer, read the story Brown Bear, and sing “I Am Sleeping”.

Toddler 2

Teachers will introduce babies to the theme Polar Bears by making cotton ball polar bears, reading Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You See?, discussing pictures of polar animals, and ice cube painting.

Twos

Teachers will introduce children to the theme MLK Jr Day and Friendship by discussing friendship, dreams, and friends. Children will make a handprint collage, cooperation cooking station, and various hand tracings using different colors. Teachers will read Happy Birthday Martin Luther King Jr, and sing “You Are A Hero!”

Threes

Children will be introduced to the theme Snow. Teachers will discuss different places that have snow and activities you can do in the snow. Children will learn the Spanish word for pink, the number 2, and the letter J.

Prek

Teachers will introduce children to the theme Martin Luther King Week with JT Gator. Children will discuss Martin Luther King Jr, justice, being a leader, equal rights, and dreams. Children will make various art projects with the theme discussed, and continue alphabet knowledge, phonological awareness, literacy, writing skills, and math.

Afterschoolers

The theme this week is Martin Luther King/Diversity! Children will discuss what is diversity, make a diversity chart and peace dove paper plates. The teacher will read Human Family by Maya Angelou.

Thank You,
Mrs. Nikki Riggins