Week of 1/24 Recap

This week was filled with so many fun and exciting activities! We spent the week learning about the letter Rr and different words that start with this letter. Our class even got to go on a scavenger hunt around the school to find the letter Rr! Some of our groups learned about different shapes, and explored how we can see these shapes within the classroom, our school, and even our own home! Your kiddos were introduced to new “trick words” this week (they, a, at, me, I, etc) they had so much fun writing these words in shaving cream and making up funny sentences using each word. Our Fun Friday activity is going to be decorating our door with homemade hearts! Pictures will be sent once our door is completed!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

The 100th day of school is almost here! Can you believe it? In honor of being in school for 100 days, we are going to be doing a variety of fun activities on Wednesday February 9th to represent the number 100. I encourage you and your child to make a fun T-shirt that represents 100. T-shirts can be made from anything like pins attached to the t-shirt, puffy paint, drawings on the t-shirt, to items glued or sewn on the t-shirt.  You do not have to purchase anything new to make the shirt, you can use an old shirt from home, and 100 items can be glued, sewn, or drawn on the shirt. Some ideas are:
band-aids              buttons                  stickers                   coins
cotton balls           feathers                 googly eyes          legos
photos                   letters                     ribbons                   thumbprints           small toys               craft items
or you can use a marker and draw stars, letters, shapes — anything you like! There are many ideas online. Be creative and have fun.

*** Please remember that Friday the 28th (tomorrow) is a half day!

Happy Monday!

Hi families!

The new year brought many new and exciting changes to the room including the use of action based learning. This means that we are pairing academics with gross motor movement activities! Some examples are, exploring the halls and the classroom searching for our letter of the week, human candy land on the sensory walk, a number hunt activity which allows your kiddos to move around the room while matching pictures and numbers, an alphabet and number maze that we use monster feet to stomp on, and a number parking lot for the millions of cars we have in the room!

We have also started to incorporate sign language into our morning meetings as a way to introduce another form of communication. Your children have loved learning how to sign the alphabet as well as the colors of the rainbow.

I look forward to all the growth that 2022 will bring!

FUTURE DATES:
January 17 Martin Luther King Jr Day – No School=
January 20
International Day of Acceptance
January 21 In Service – No School
January 27 Kids Heart Challenge Virtual Assembly
January 28 Early Dismissal

Picture Recap

Our Weekly Recap

This week was filled with so many awesome activities! In the beginning of the week we read about the gingerbread baby and got to create our own gingerbread baby houses. Your children also got to participate in an amazing winter party that the high school student council kindly set up for us! Today we had the most wonderful assembly filled with beautiful music from our own band, strings, and choir groups followed by a movie with the other learning support classes! We ended our day with winter BINGO and we will finish our fun filled week with a winter party.

I hope each of you have a WONDERFUL break!

Weekly Recap

This week we talked about the letter N during our morning meetings! Each day, we found items in the room that started with N! Some examples were; “numbers”, “name”, “nest”, and “nut”. I encourage you to walk around the house with your student, to find objects around you that start with the letter N!

This week we also talked about the number 9 during our morning meetings. We sang our song “make a circle and go straight down, make a circle and go straight down, make a circle and go straight down, that’s how we write number 9” (to the tune of skip to the Lou)

Our week in pictures

Spirit Day Changes

Please refer to the following spirit day changes!


Wednesday, December 8 – Wear Penn Manor or Pequea Gear

Thursday, December 9 – Thankful Thursday: Do something kind to express gratitude for someone else AND (Crazy Hair Day for Awali house members)

Friday, December 10 – House Spirit Day

Monday, December 13 – Manic Monday: Wear your Tie Dye or Neon Colors