2AY & 2PY: 2-year-olds T/Th mornings or afternoons
Greetings from your 2AY Meadow Teachers!
Dear our Twos Meadow/Yellow Room Parents: The children are diong well this year and they have all transitioned.
All 2AY classroom themes are listed on this website under "School Calendar."
Welcome back to school and Happy New Year to all!
Reminder -- There is no school on Monday January 19th in observation of Martin Luther King Jr holiday
Curriculum for Week of January 19th -- This week our theme is "Transportation." During Activity Hour, the children choose from and engage with transportation puzzles, matching drivers to trucks and cars, Match cars, Cars Trucks & Trains, transporation tools, play busy town, and transferring pompons with tongs. For art activites, the children will paint with tire tracks, junk painting on airplanes, making their own fire trucks, and marble painting on car cut-outs. During Circle Time, the children will sing The Wheels on the Bus, Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Let's Go Ride, and I'm Working on the Railroad. The books we will read include My Big Truck Book, My Truck Is Stuck, I Love Trains, Inside Freight Train, and Wheels at Work.
Curriculum for Week of January 26th -- This week our theme is "Transportation." During Activity Hour, the children choose from and engage with the construction site sand and diggers, tables puzzles, different sized & types of cars, our train set, the magnetic transportation pieces, a sound puzzle, wood shapes & trucks, and the road rug with vehicles. Our art activities will include painting hot air balloons, playdough transportation sculptures, painting the space shuttle, and free art. For our Circle Time, we will have fun engaging and singing The Wheels on the Bus, Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Let’s Go Ride & I’m Working on the Railroad. We will read books including My Car, Machine At Work, I Love Trucks!, and I Love Trains!
Curriculum for Week of February 2nd -- This week our theme is "Valentine's." During Activity Hour, the children will choose from and engage in sorting small, medium and large hearts, completing a fun floor puzzle, stickers on haerts, and rubber heart stamping. During Circle Time, we will be singing My Valentine, I Low You and Skidamarink. We will be reading books including I Spy Little Hearts, A Friend Likes You, Skidamarink, Froggy's Frist Kiss, Lily's Chocolate Heart and I Low You. For our art activiites, the children will be making their own Valentine's bags, completing a collage using heart shapes, painting with heart cookie cutters, and making glittery hearts.
NOTE: Thursday, February 12th, we will not have class but will have our parent/teacher conferences (HOLIDAY DROP-IN CARE PROVIDED DURING CONFERENCES). We are closed for Winter Break February 16th through 20th (F/T HOLIDAY CARE FOR PRESCHOOL & ELEMENTARY CHILDREN PROVIDED).
Curriculum for Week of Feburary 9th
The following is some procedural information that some of your learned at Orientation, about our wonderful Twos program.
Daily Schedule: The children will learn many self-help skills through a child-centered yet structured program. They are becoming familiar with our daily schedule, and when and how to participate in all aspects of our routine.
Social Skills: Children are using their manners very well during snack and circle time! Throughout this year, the children will engage in cooperative play, in which children first plan their play, and then enact their ideas together. We look forward to many new discoveries!
Reminders: Please label all outerwear such as jackets and hats. Some of the children may become a bit cold in the morning, and providing a sweater or light jacket will help children start their day more smoothly.
We look forward to a year full of learning and growth!