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Rachael's Super Star Preschool

Newsletter May 2010

What Your Child Will Be Learning

so your child can show you what he or she has been learning.

Proudly display your child's work, The theme for the month of May is and ask your child questions about Springtime. We will be learning the papers that are brought home. about Try to spend some time with your ● insects and flowers child looking closely at insects in your yard and talking about them. ● cows and dairy products Try to use the vocabulary words Skills ● magnets and how they attract listed above in conversations with Skills taught this month will be certain metal objects your child. “This shirt is dirty. ● pasting Many of the activity papers have a Your hands are clean. The car can ● gluing P.S. (Parent Suggestions) noted on go backward out of the garage. the page. These suggestions are to Here is half an apple. Put your toys ● coloring help you discuss work done at school inside the box. let the dog outside.” ● cutting and create a follow-up learning If you have some quiet times experience. If you have a young (perhaps waiting for someone or ● painting child, don't expect the activity papers driving someplace), try to say some ● printing to be colored. The most important riddles to your child. “What is soft things are the concepts taught, i.e. and furry and likes to purr?” If your ● paper mache' beginning sounds, shapes, number of child can't guess hard riddles, give ● guessing riddles objects, etc. Most of the learning the beginning sound as a hint. This reviews beginning P.E skills taught will be takes place in the daily group floor technique activities with real objects and sounds and stimulates auditory ● kicking a ball with control discussion. These papers can closure, a valuable reading skill. ● stopping a rolling ball with reinforce the learning activity, but feet they are mainly a link with the home Music skills taught will be

Contents What Your Child Will Be Learning.....................................1 Skills......................................1 Concepts................................2 Friendly Reminders....................2 Current Enrollment.....................2 Dates of Importance...................2 Creator........................................2

remembering games

songs

and

Safety skills taught will be ●

not playing with matches or fire

Health skills taught will be ●

washing hands properly before meals and after using the toilet Page 1


Friendly Reminders We will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 31st

Creator This newsletter was written by Rachael Taylor of Rachael's Super Star Preschool. 7403 Summit Ridge Ln. Sachse, TX 75048 214-558-2866 http://www.WeDontWatch.TV

Concepts

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Concepts taught will be ●

sequencing according to size and number

number 15 and review of other numbers

letters A, E, I, and Z

clean and dirty

inside and outside

backward and forward

front and back

half

The Monthly Theme, Skills, and Concepts are courtesy of the Home Preschool Program monthly parent newsletter.

Current Enrollment Below is a current list of enrolled children and their ages so you will know who your child is playing and interacting with. ●

Savannah – turning 6!

Eli – 3.5 years

Ray – 3.5 years

Josephyne – 3 years

Matthan (pt) – 2.5 years

Kelsey – 2.5 years

Oscar (pt) – 2 years

Addison – 21 months

Adelynn – 10 months

Dates of Importance Friday, May 14th - Orders due for Scholastic Book Club Monday, May 31st – Closed for Memorial Day Page 2

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