Early Childhood

Mrs. Jane Beaty and Ms. Adriana Schilace

September 18, 2017

The children have been enjoying our study of the skeleton, and have especially enjoyed the new layered puzzle of the human head, with layers showing the face, the skull, and the brain. This week, we will continue to explore our study of the skeleton with the materials on the shelf, but will also begin learning about the five senses (sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell). Sensory experiences are an important part of the preschool curriculum, building on the early sensorial explorations of the toddler years, but with a greater emphasis on the scientific process as the children learn about their world and how it works.

The kindergarten students will begin a new study on community. Objectives of this unit are to understand that communities are made up of people who work, play, or learn together and share common interests; to identify the purposes of jobs in the community, and the tools, vehicles, and workplaces associated with each job; and to understand that rules are created to protect ourselves and others; and that authority figures enforce the rules and laws.

We look forward to seeing everyone at the all-school potluck on Friday, September 22, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Please let us know if you did not receive the information sent home in Monday folders.

Thank you to the Ijams family for providing our snacks this week.

Have a great week!

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