Fall Quarter - November 2017
Week 9: FUN WITH TURKEYS November 7-10
Reminder – Tuition for winter quarter due next week!
Art: 2’s classes will make WTG’s traditional pinecone and feather turkeys…gobble, gobble! All classes will have the opportunity to make a cheerful Thanksgiving Turkey handprint card to send to someone special. Try out the basting brushes at the art easel this week!
Sensory: Play with handfuls of dry oatmeal in the sensory table. Touch the mini pumpkins – how do they feel? Use the magnifying glass – how do they look?
Imaginative Play: Have fun with our Turkey Tiara!
Large Motor: Where is turkey lurking? Walk around the classrooms and outside after circle; how many can you count? Jump into the pool of foam blocks!
Cognitive/Pre-Math: Fill the bag with golden eggs. How many can you count?
In-Class Parenting Education: The YELLOW group will continue our discussion of Emotion Coaching: 1’s classes – Praise vs Encouragement; 1.5’s & 2’s classes – The 5 Steps of Emotion Coaching. Wobblers: Family Traditions
Evening Parenting Education: “Getting to Calm: The Early Years”” w/ Laura Castner, Thursday, November 9, 7-9pm. LWTech, West Building, Rm. 404. All LWTech parenting programs included.
Week 10: GIVING THANKS AND “SHARING SOUP!” November 14-17
Last week of fall quarter. All evening parenting education attendance (3 or more) due by 11/17/17!
Reminder – Tuition for winter quarter due this week!
Art: Wobblers will “pat the feathers” on a sticky turkey! All other classes will enjoy a community art project using fun kitchen tools!
Sensory: Wash those dishes with soapy water in the sensory table, then put them out to dry!
Imaginative Play: Build a Thanksgiving dinner table with duplos! Build a train station to welcome family from out of town! Practice making soup in the play kitchen – check out the cornucopia!
Large Motor: Climb inside the playhouse. Take turns ringing the doorbell and answering the door!
In-Class Parenting Education: BLUE groups will be meeting today for an open Q&A session. YELLOW groups will have an opportunity to work on our new memory book keepsake for fall quarter! Wobblers: Work on new memory book keepsake and ask Teacher Sara any parenting questions
Parent Board Meeting: Tuesday, November 14, 7:00pm, at WTG. All welcome to attend!
Happy Thanksgiving! No classes held November 21-24.
Classes will resume the week of November 28th.
Don’t forget… Casper Babypants on Nov. 28th at Family Fun Night!
Winter Qtr, Week 1: (NEW THEME!) STARS AND PLANETS November 28 – December 1
Art: Wobbler’s decorate stars and rockets with stickers. All other classes decorate with glow in the dark paint and colored sand!
Sensory: Wobbler’s and 1’s get to play with our Starry Night pat mats. 1.5’s and 2’s create a beautiful Planet Earth coffee filter project. Touch and squeeze the smooth Moon Sand in the sensory table. Take a look through our toddler friendly prisms, or a “telescope” pointed toward the sky.
Imaginative Play: Rocket through our space-themed hallway! Careful not to be hit by a “meteorite” ball! Play with our new space inflatables! Sing Twinkle Twinkle at our felt board; maybe count the stars too! Try on our brand new space themed dress up!
In-Class Parenting Education: YELLOW groups will be meeting today for an open Q&A session. BLUE groups will have an opportunity to work on our new memory book keepsake for fall quarter! Wobblers: What is Discipline?
Evening Parenting Education: WTG’s Family Fun Night w/ Casper Babypants, Tuesday, November 28, @ WTG, 6-6:30pm for Wobblers and 1’s classes, 7-7:30pm for 1.5’s and 2’s classes.
Dates to Remember
Thursday, November 9, 7-9:00pm - Evening Parenting Education: “Getting to Calm: The Early Years”” w/ Laura Castner, West Building, Rm. 404. All LWTech parenting programs included.
Tuesday, November 14, 7:00pm - Parent Board Meeting at WTG. All welcome to attend!
Tuesday, November 28 - Evening Parenting Education: WTG’s Family Fun Night w/ Casper Babypants at WTG, 6-6:30pm for Wobblers and 1’s classes, 7-7:30pm for 1.5’s and 2’s classes.