Spring Quarter - March 2018

Week 1: SCHOOL PICTURES AND ZOO TOO!     March 6 – 9

School Pictures this week!  Group Class Photos will be taking during your scheduled class time;

individual photos may be taken during any class time this week only.  No messy activities this week!

Art: No mess this week!  Use glue sticks to put together an animal college.

Sensory: Shake animal print shaker eggs!  Play with zoo toys in the sand table and the sensory table – can you guess what grain the animals are being fed?

Large Motor:  Play in our pool of foam blocks, then pack the blocks into zoo-themed grocery bags.

Imaginative Play: Put an animal print cape around your shoulders, then walk through our inflatable zoo – there are a lot of monkeys hanging around this week!

Cognitive Development: Who is that toddler in the mirror?  Get ready to have your picture taken!  Match like animals with one another as well as with animal print paper.

In-Class Parenting Education: No formal groups this week due to pictures.  Approach instructors with individual parenting questions or concerns!  We will review Safety Procedures & Drills during circle this week.  Please also read posted procedures.


Evening Parenting Education: “Toddler Yoga,” Monday, March 5th, 9:30-10:00 am or 10:15-10:45 am at WTG. 


Week 2: FARM ANIMALS     March 13 – 16

Sensory: Paint with the best smelling dirt around - brown paint and coffee grounds!

Large Motor:  Ride the tractor and push the wheelbarrow.

Fine Motor: work our farm puzzles.  Wobblers and 1’s classes work on lacing activities. 2’s classes make barn books.

Imaginative Play: Wobblers get to create a farm animal book! 1s and 2s decorate farm animal puppets with colored sand and put on a play with our mini puppet theater!  Chase our new floating ducks in the water table.  Take care of the animals in the barn.  Dress the part of a cowboy!

Cognitive Development: Read “Rooster’s Off to See the World” with your toddler.

In-Class Parenting Education: Blue group starts off our new topics: Wobblers – Speech and Language Development, 1’s and 2’s  Brain Development.

Evening Parenting Education: Make and Take Workshop, Friday March 16th, 6:30-8:30pm at WTG. Adults and infants only. Open House style format, so come when you can for snacks, conversation and crafts!  Please bring six gallon-sized ziplock bags and a pair of sharp scissors for cutting felt.  Space is limited. Please “sign-up” at the Welcome table for planning purposes.


Week 3: BARNS AND TRACTORS     March 20 – 23

Bring a smooth rock (or two) to class this week for a fun art project with permanent paint!

Art: WTG will be painting rocks for a fun community project this week. Dress for permanent paint. See details in your weekly email.

Sensory: Set up the barnyard by poking animals into playdough; try running the tractor through the playdough too!

Imaginative Play: Be Old MacDonald while playing with our felt story set.

Cognitive Development: Read “Click Clack Moo” with your toddler. Sort yellow, pink and white cotton balls into the same colored farm animal.  Work the nesting barn set – which color is smallest? Largest?

In-Class Parenting Education: Green group meets this week: Wobblers – Speech and Language Development, 1’s and 2’s discuss Brain Development.

Parent Board Meeting:  Tuesday, March 20, 7:00pm, at WTG. 


Week 4: TEDDY BEAR PICNIC      March 27 – 30

Bring your teddy bear and a blanket for our Teddy Bear Picnic!

Snack parent, please bring individually packaged snacks that can be served easily in the blue room.

Art: Wobblers decorate crowns for their bears with stickers, 1’s make their own Brown Bear book, 2’s decorate a crown and create jewelry for their bear.

Sensory: Feel the slipper flax seed in the sensory table while playing with our camping bears.  Don’t get lost in the forest!

Imaginative Play: Be the bear who climbs over the mountain!  Slide your bear down the slide.  See which chair is the right size for YOU!  Cook a burger on our toddler sized BBQ.  Hide in our bear cave.  Help take care of bears in our Teddy Bear Boo-Boo clinic!

Cognitive: Read “Corduroy” with your toddler.  Use our felt set to play out “Brown Bear, Brown Bear” by Eric Carle.

In-Class Parenting Education: Blue group starts off our new topics: Wobblers – Parenting at Night/Wobbler Sleep, 1’s will discuss Sleep, 2’s will discuss Chores and Responsibilities.


Evening Parenting Education:  Spring Field Trip to Flower World in Maltby, 9:30-11am.  See your weekly email for more details.


Dates to Remember

Monday, March 5th, 9:30-10:00am or 10:15-10:45am - Toddler Yoga at WTG

Friday, March 16th, 6:30-8:30pm - Make and Take Workshop at WTG

Tuesday, March 20th, 7-9pm - Parent Board Meeting at WTG

Monday, March 26th, 9:30-11am - Spring Field Trip to Flower World in Maltby

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