Classroom Happenings

Every child is a different kind of Flower and all together make this world a Beautiful garden.

Dear Parents,

We welcome May with great delight! Hopefully warm, sunny days are ahead for all of us to enjoy. The children are having a wonderful time playing and running outside every day.

The world outside our classroom seems about to burst into bloom. For the next few weeks, we will be learning about the changes that take place when winter turns to Spring and how these changes affect plants and animals. We will be taking walks around the school and church to observe the changes taking place around our school and church - trees starting to bud and flowers starting to bloom.

MATH - For the month of May and June we will be learning about Measuring and reviewing all our math concepts that we have learned this year.

SCIENCE CENTER - – for the months of May and June we will continue our study of the life cycle of the butterfly. We are now eagerly waiting for our caterpillars to arrive.

We will also be learning and working on our study of Plant Life.


Experiments –

We will be learning how plants absorb water. We will be put red, blue and green food coloring in vases with white carnations and make predictions of what will happen.

Plant our little Grassman and observe our plant as it grows.

Look at different seeds for flowers and vegetables, observe different colors and sizes of the seeds



LANGUAGE ARTS - this month we will be learning the letters and sounds of Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy and Zz. We will also be practicing our printing of the letters Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy and Zz. This will end our Alphabet Show & Tells. The children have done a great job with cutting, tracing and coloring their alphabet animals, in addition to the alphabet animals, the children are doing a fantastic job with first sounds and letter recognition. The children are SUPER STARS!!

SHOW & TELL –

May 6 – the letter V and W – we will be making Vic the Viper who loves Valentines and Willy Whale.

May 13 – the letter X-

we will be making

Xavier the X-ray Ant.

May 20 – the letter Y – we will

be making Yahoo the Yak.

May 28 – the letter Z – we will

be making Zak the Zebra.

this month we will be learning the letters and sounds of Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy and Zz. We will also be practicing our printing of the letters Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy and Zz. This will end our Alphabet Show & Tells. The children have done a great job with cutting, tracing and coloring their alphabet animals, in addition to the alphabet animals, the children are doing a fantastic job with first sounds and letter recognition. The children are SUPER STARS!!


RELIGION – the month of May is dedicated to the Blessed Mother. We will be talking about Jesus as a little boy and how he respected his mother and father. Our religion lesson will work right into Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

We will discuss how Jesus loved and helped his parents and how he wants us to be loving and helpful to our parents and to appreciate all the many things our parents do for us each and every day


SOCIAL SCIENCE - during the months of May and June we will continue to learn about all the different jobs people do and discuss how important all these occupations are and how we need each other.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER -

May 10 - No School - correcting NYS ELA tests.

May 27 - May 30 - No School - Memorial Day Observance

JUNE 15 - GRADUATION DAY for Pre-K at 12 noon in Holy Family Church.




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