Fall Quarter - October 2018
WEEK 3: Drive That Firetruck! October 1-4
Art: Decorate a paper firetruck with fun materials! Our easel is out this week!
Sensory: Our sensory table is now a carwash! Wash some firetrucks (wet!)
Imaginative: Play with red puppets, dress up like a firefighter, and play with our play fire station
Large Motor: Explore our pop-up fire truck, and use the hose to pretend to put out fires
In-Class Parenting Education: First week of parent ed! The Blue group will meet to discuss “Getting to Know WTG,” where we will get to know more about each other and how to get the most out of our time together!
Fall Family Event: Pumpkin Patch: Saturday, October 6. 10:30-12:00 at The Farm in Snohomish. All are welcome!
WEEK 4: Red and Yellow Apples October 8-11
Art: Decorate apple shapes with different materials. Use real apples to create prints on paper!
Sensory: Wash apples in our sensory table! (wet!)
Imaginative: Make some delicious “apple pie” in our kitchen. Play with our farm sets!
Large Motor: Decorate our paper tree with apples, explore red and yellow balls in an apple box. Can you drive a tractor? How about a wheelbarrow? Give it a try!
In-Class Parenting Education: The Green group will meet to discuss “Getting to Know WTG,” where we will get to know more about each other and how to get the most out of our time together!
Evening Event: Membership Meeting & Speaker: “Raising Healthy Eaters with Julie Miller”, Tuesday, October 9, 6:45-8:30pm, WTG. Adults only, newborn infants are OK
WEEK 5: Spiders and Webs October 15-18
We will be using Acrylic (permanent) paint to make a keepsake item. Dress for mess!
Art: Spider handprint keepsakes! (Permanent paint!) 1s, 2s, and Multi-Age: use chalk to make a spooky spider web. LLs: practice your fine motor skills to lace yarn and make a spider web—complete with spider!
Sensory: Find the spiders in our sensory table full of lentils. Stamp bugs into our black playdough. Wobblers: Explore shaving cream pat mats. Can you find the googly eyes inside?
Imaginative: Dress up is out this week - try on some spider web wings! Explore bug matching games and puzzles.
Large Motor: Play in our “pool” with a spider web blanket and spiders, play spider web bug toss.
In-Class Parenting Education: The Blue group will discuss Emotion Coaching. 1s & Multi-Age-The first 10 emotions and feeling words. 2s & LLs-Parenting Styles DVD Part 1. Wobblers-Handling Separation
Board Meeting: October 16, 7-9pm, WTG. Adults only, all parents welcome!
Week 6: Orange Pumpkins October 22-25
Art: Create fun pumpkin art! Each class will do this in a different way.
Sensory: Use our special pumpkin shaped scoops to explore cornmeal in our sensory table. Explore “pumpkin guts” in a pat mat. Smell and squeeze our orange playdough!
Imaginative Play: Play pretend with mini pumpkins or dress up our dolls with pumpkin hats!
Large Motor: Pumpkin bowling, balls in our “pool”, and fill our pumpkin bucket with more balls!
In-Class Parenting Education: The Green group will discuss Emotion Coaching. 1s & Multi-Age-The first 10 emotions and feeling words. 2s & LLs-Parenting Styles DVD Part 1. Wobblers-Handling Separation
Evening Event: CPR Certification with Turnouts, Inc.: Monday, October 22, 7-9pm, WTG. Adults only event. (Only those who registered may attend)
WEEK 7: Tricks and Treats – Costume Parade! October 29-Nov 1
Bring your cameras! Cuteness overload this week!
Wear your Halloween costumes this week;
all classes will participate in our Costume Parade (and Safety Drill),
Art: No mess this week, since we’ll all be dressed for our parade. Use a variety of materials to create pumpkin sticky-art. Orange and black crayons will be available at the easel.
Sensory: Use the magnifying glasses in our sensory table to see what you can find in the straw.
Imaginative: Dress up like a bug! Explore Jack-O-Lantern faces at our felt board.
Large Motor: Time for our Costume parade (and safety drill)! Get dizzy on the sit and spin! Enjoy our “pumpkin patch”. We will even do some trick-or-treating.
In-Class Parenting Education: To make time for our Costume Parade, we will not have in-class parent ed. this week. Instructors will be available for individual questions; parent ed, will resume next week.
Dates to Remember
Saturday, October 6, 10:30am-12:00pm - Fall Family Event: Pumpkin Patch at The Farm in Snohomish. All are welcome!
Tuesday, October 9, 6:45-8:30pm - Evening Event: Membership Meeting & Speaker: “Raising Healthy Eaters with Julie Miller” at WTG.
Adults only, newborn infants are OK
Tuesday, October 16, 7-9pm - Board Meeting at WTG.
Adults only, all parents welcome!
Monday, October 22, 7-9pm - Evening Event: CPR Certification with Turnouts, Inc. at WTG. Adults only event. (Only those who registered may attend)