Little Pups B - Mrs. Dallin

Little Pups B  

What's Happening in October?

Monday, November 11th: Pack a lunch - CCE Closed

November 25th & 26th: Pack a Lunch - CCE Closed for Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday-Friday, November 27th-29th: CLOSED - Happy Thanksgiving! 

Meet Your Teachers:
Cynthia Dallin, Lead Teacher
I was born in New Orleans Louisiana and moved to Colorado about thirty years ago. I have a group leader certificate in ECE and my Colorado Directors License from Arapahoe Community College, with over twenty years experience. I’m married to my husband Joel and we have two children Lucas who is 17, and Izzabella who is 16 and are both in high school.

Rebecca Mettler, Teacher's Assistant
Hello Little Pups! This is my 2nd year in Little Pups and I love being part of this program! I have been a graphic designer for the past four years but I have recently switched career paths and I am on my way to becoming and art teacher. I studied art in college, but I worked with kids all throughout my earlier years so I am so excited to be back. I love working with children and I can’t wait get to know you and your kiddos this year!

Daily Schedule:

6:30 - 8:30 – Arrival/Free Choice Play

8:40 - 9:00 – Morning Circle (calendar and jobs)

9:00 – 9:45 – AM Recess & Morning Snack

9:45 – 10:20 – Large Group Learning, Children’s Choice Activities, Movement, Read Aloud 

10:20 – 11:05 –Small Centers (math, literacy, art, science, etc.) (10:00am – on Mon-Karate Thurs w/ Ms. Tanja) OR Specials on M/W/every other F

10:50 - 11:10 – AM Recess

11:15 – End of Morning Block/Half Day Pick Up

11:10am-1:30pm: Lunch & Rest time  

(Lights out for Rest Time at 12:00)

1:30 – 2:30 – Afternoon Snack & Free Choice
OR 2:30-3:00 – PM Recess

3:00– 4:10 – Small Centers (math, literacy, art, science, thematic unit projects,)  

4:25 – Combine with A Room (Large group share time)

4:50 – PM Snack

5:00 – 6:00: Teacher Choice and Cleaning up

*Small Centers include: math, literacy, art, science, thematic unit projects and activities, puzzles, etc.

Specials Schedule

We are on a 3 week rotation schedule where we will have either music, art, PE or Library on T/TH and every other M/F from 10:20-11:05

*Karate with Ms. Sara –  Every other Monday
*Reading with Ms. Tanja – Every other Thursday

Menus are posted on the parent information boards and sent home at the beginning of each month. 
*Please pack at least 3 nut free snacks for morning and afternoon snack*
August Themes:
5 Senses & Veteran's Day

Letter/Number of the Week:
11/4-11/8: P & 5
11/11-11/15: B & 6
11/18-11/22: C & 6

Show and Tell: 

We will have some fun show and tell days over the summer. Check the calendar for specific days! 

Dress Up Days:

Monday, 11/11: Mix and Match Day

Thursday, 11/21: Wear your favorite color

Tuesday, 11/26: Pajama Day


Karate with ATA Karate:

We have seen what an impact the fundamentals of karate can do with kids this age and are so excited to begin Karate as one of our specials! We will have Karate every other Monday morning as one of our specials rotations. 

Reading with Ms. Tanja

Every Thursday morning, Ms. Tanja, comes to read to the classrooms in 2 separate sessions. She is a volunteer through the Douglas County Library. We love having puppet visitors and reading exciting, new stories from the library!