Winter Quarter - February 2019
Week 7: LOVE AND HEARTS February 4-7
Art: Wobblers will create Valentine Heart Sticky Art. 1s, 2s, multi-age, and LLs have a chance to experience symmetry with fold-over heart painting.
Sensory: Valentine Soup! Play with the hearts floating in lovely pink water.
Imaginative Play: Check out our collection of hats this week! Use our mailbox to receive and deliver valentines.
Fine Motor: Put scoops of birdseed into a bag and send a valentine to a feathered friend!
Large Motor: Shoot inflatable hearts through the basketball hoop. Play with the pop-up fire engine and fire hats and take our shopping carts for a spin.
In-Class Parenting Education: Red groups will meet this week. Wobblers will be discussing “What is Discipline?” 1s and multi-age will be defining your approach to discipline, while 2s will be exploring techniques to manage difficult behaviors. LLs will discuss sibling relationships.
Evening Parenting Education: “Raising Confident Kids (Without Controlling or Caving)”, February 5, 7-8:30pm, LWTech West Building Room 404
Week 8: BE MY VALENTINE February 11–14
Bring Valentine’s to share with all of your classmates this week!
Mark the envelope “from” with your child’s name, but leave the “to” section blank.
WTG registration for next year begins this week!
Art: Wobblers and 1’s decorate paper bags for Valentine collection; Multi-age, 2s, and LLs make WTG’s Valentine Train envelopes. (If you are absent this week, a plain envelope will be put out for your child to take home the following week.)
Sensory: You have got to check out our Valentine’s Day Goop! Check out what happens when you hold it in your hand!
Imaginative Play: Give and receive pretend Valentines in our mailbox.
Large Motor: Jump in to our pool and swim in the red balls! Take a spin on our sit and spin, play in the pop-up firetruck, and dunk inflatable hearts in our hoop!
In-Class Parenting Education: No in-class parent ed. this week. We will be coming together as a community to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Instructors are available and happy to discuss individual parenting questions.
Parent Board Meeting: February Board Meeting has been CANCELLED.
Evening Parenting Education: Join us for our annual Baby Disco Night! February 13, 5:30-7pm @ WTG. Details in your weekly email.
Week 9: NO CLASSES–MID-WINTER BREAK February 18–21
Week 10: PIZZA PARTY February 25–28
Art: Wobblers & 1s will paint “pizzas” with pizza cutters. 2s and Multi-Age will create construction paper pizzas in real pizza boxes. LLs will not have an art activity because they will be assembling real pizzas for a snack!
Sensory: Explore slippery spaghetti! Use playdough scissors to cut long noodles. Try out our “sniffing station” on the round blue table. Which spice smells the best? LLs will create a class graph with their preferences.
Imaginative Play: Pizza party time! Play pizza chef with pretend pizza and seasonings.
Large Motor: Walk across the balance beam and climb through our tube tunnel. Drive our cars and fill them up at the gas pump. Play ball with a special pizza beach ball!
In-Class Parent Ed: The yellow group will meet for an open-ended question and answer session. The Red group will work on their parenting journals for Winter Quarter.
Dates to Remember
Tuesday, February 5th, 7-8:30pm
“Raising Confident Kids (Without Controlling or Caving)” at LWTech - West Building Room 404
Tuesday, February 12, 7-9pm - CANCELLED
Parent Board Meeting at WTG.
Wednesday, February 13th, 5:30-7pm
Baby Disco Night at WTG
No Classes - Mid Winter Break
Saturday, March 2nd, 10:30-11:30am
Open House at WTG