Spring Quarter - May 2019

FARM ANIMALS April 29-May 2  

Family Event Week! May 3, 10-11:30am at Farrel McWhirter Farm! 

Art: Wobblers & 1s will make a Peek-a-Boo Barn. Who’s hiding inside? Multi-age, 2s, and LLs will create farm animal sound book. 

Sensory: Play with farm animals and barns in dried corn 

Imaginative Play: Time to cook some eggs! What happens when you open our confetti eggs? 

Large Motor: Here come the tractors! Can you fill up the trailer? Play with our large farm set, and use the wheelbarrow. What color balls are in the pool? 

In-Class Parenting Education: This week, RED groups in all classes will discuss family preparation and safety. 

Evening/Weekend Parenting Education: Spring Family Event to Farrel McWhirter farm on May 3, from 10-11:30. 

WTG Open House – May 4th at 10:30am. Please help spread the word! 

 

GONE FISHING     May 6 - 9

Art: Create some really “fishy” looking art!  What color do you get when you mix blue and yellow paint?

Sensory: Wobblers and 1s – create sea squishy bags!  Multi-Age, 2s and Little Learners – Feel and examine real shells and rocks with our special sea animal magnifying glasses.  Can you smell the lemon scent in our playdough? What is buried in our blue sand?

Imaginative Play: Get dressed up to catch some fish ~ Fill the pool with the “water” from the hose~ scoop up sea animals floating in water ~ Make sushi in the kitchen

Large Motor: Rock in our wooden boat with a friend, drive the purple cars down the hallway

 

In-Class Parenting Education: Yellow groups will meet to discuss the last topic of the year – Nature and Outdoor Spaces

Evening Parenting Education: May 8th - Membership Meeting (6:45-7:00pm) and “Proactive Parenting” with Jeanine Layes, Med, 7:00-8:30pm @ WTG

 

Parenting Education Library now closed.  Please return all books to the cart for inventory.

 

A DAY AT THE BEACH – SAND AND SEASHELLS     May 13 - 16

Art: Each class will work together to create an Ocean Scene group project!

Sensory: Play with sailboats and fishing poles in our water filled sensory table.  Do you see something sparkling in our playdough?  Wobblers and 1s –Feel and examine real shells and rocks with our special sea animal magnifying glasses.  Multi-Age, 2s and Little Learners – try out our “cool” melting sandcastle science project!

Imaginative Play: What can you build with driftwood? Enjoy a day in the sun with our sun hats, sunglasses, beach towels and floaties!  Don’t forget to have a BBQ in the kitchen.

Large Motor: Fill the pool with the “water” from the hose, rock in our boat and toss some beach balls around.  Spray real water on the fence and chalkboards outside after class.

In-Class Parenting Education: Red groups will meet to discuss the last topic of the year – Nature and Outdoor Spaces

Evening Parenting Education:

·       May 14th – Parent Ed Extension (Self Care), 7:00-8:30pm @ WTG

·       May 17th – Father’s Day Gift Making, 9:30am or 11am @ WTG

·       May 18th – End of the Year Picnic, 4-6pm, Blythe Park in Bothell

 

ROAR INTO SUMMER WITH DINOSAURS     May 20 - 23

Last Day Celebrations! Bring a Camera, Take Your Last Day Photograph, Sign Yearbooks!

Art: Dinosaurs have taken over WTG!  Wobblers will decorate a dino-shaped paper.  1s, Multi-Age, and 2s classes will create an adorable Kid-o-saurus project!  Little Learners will design their very own dinosaur habitat to take home!

Sensory: Dig for dinosaur skeletons in sand.  What dinosaur shapes can you make in our peppermint scented playdough?

Imaginative Play: Dress up as an archeologist and look for dinosaurs everywhere…

Large Motor Play: Enjoy our obstacle course in the hallway. 

In-Class Parenting Education: All families will complete the Spring section of their keepsake Parent Journal.  It is yours to take home after today!

Circle Celebration:  Say good-bye to friends for the school year and receive a special present from your teacher!

Outdoor Play: Paint with water and play with our small parachute.  Fun and conversation with friends!

Parent Board Meeting:  Tuesday, May 21st, 7:00pm at WTG; current and incoming board combined!

 

Dates to Remember

Friday, May 3rd, 10-11:30am
Spring Family Event to Farrel McWhirter Farm

Saturday, May 4th, 10:30-11:30am
WTG Open House at WTG

Wednesday, May 8th, 6:45-8:30pm
Membership Meeting and “Proactive Parenting” with Jeanine Layes at WTG

Tuesday, May 14th, 7-8:30pm
Parent Ed Extension (Self Care) at WTG

Friday, May 17th, 9:30am or 11am
Father’s Day Gift Making

Saturday, May 18th, 4-6pm
End of the Year Picnic at Blythe Park in Bothell

Tuesday, May 21st, 7pm
Parent Board Meeting at WTG

 

FINAL THOUGHTS

  • Please check our Lost and Found box for any missing items.

  • All Evening/Weekend Parenting Education Events must be completed to earn college credit.

  • Mark your calendars for the Celebrate Woodinville Parade on Saturday, August 17th. Come walk with us!

 

Please spread the word about WTG this summer!

We have spots available in our Multi-Age and Wobblers classes.

All registration information is on our website: www.woodinvilletoddlergroup.com

 

THANK YOU for making WTG an amazing place for families!!

Your commitment to our program is sincerely appreciated!!!

Thank you for the wonderful year!!

Have a great summer vacation!

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