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All About Authors - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on February 25, 2020 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

This week is all about different Authors! In the beginning of the week we will be talking about shape recognition. With 2D shapes in mind we will also talk about 3D shapes and relating them to the real world. In Language Arts we are talking about authors, illustrators, and the authors purpose of a book. With these we are also answering and expanding our questions for a book. Some of our vocabulary this week include; plot, solution, summary, character and illustrations. Please keep practicing sight words! This week our new sight words are on, so and go.

Healthy Teeth - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on February 20, 2020 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

This week has been dental health week. Kindergarten has learned some big vocabulary words regarding dental health! We have been learning about healthy and not healthy food. With this we create food patterns and graphs in math. We also are working on counting on and subtraction. In reading we have been learning short and long vowel sounds. We will also start learning phone numbers and addresses as well as some graduation songs! Please keep working on letter recognition and sounds, number recognition, and sight words!

Reviewing Sight Words - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (0)

resident’s Day will be a school age day this week. Kindergarten will be learning about dental health and the steps to take to take care of your teeth! We will be reviewing lots of sight words this week just as a review- no new sight words will be taught this week! We are also learning about the short O sound in reading groups. In math we are learning the different ways to represent numbers and how to count using 1 to 1 correspondence. With this we will also look at greater than and less than values.

Happy Valentine's Day - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on February 13, 2020 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

This week is Valentines week! Kindergarten has been working on shapes and patterns as well as graphing and subtraction! We have learned new sight words this week as well. We are almost finished with list 1 of sight words. If you need another list printed, please let me know! Friday is Valentines day and we will be having a classroom party. Your child can make a box or make a bag in class. Our classroom has new renovations! We have new floor, paint, chairs, and tables. In our cozy corner we have added a timer and breathing exercising to help refocus our emotions. Your child’s mailbox has been moved to another wall, and our parent corner has new information.

Subtraction - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on February 11, 2020 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

This week so far, Kindergarten has learned more about subtraction. We have been using candy hearts in our math too! We also have been graphing and creating math problems (addition and subtraction) based off the candy hearts we collect. We have learned some short vowel sounds and will keep learning their short sounds later going on to learn their long sounds. We have learned more sight words. Our new words this week include a, it and of. This week our Valentines party is on Friday. We will make Valentine bags in class. If your child wants to create a box at home, he/she are welcome to do so! We have school agers on Valentines Day so as part of the craft they will be making bags.

Ocean Life - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on February 6, 2020 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

This week Kindergarten has been doing a week long project about ocean life. We have learned about the ecosystem that is in all our oceans as well and the types of animals and adaptations they have. In math we are still working on subtraction and learning a little more about our 2D and 3D shapes. Once we have finished this we will go into money! In science we are learning not only about our ecosystems, but how humans can affect the Earth with pollution. Our health and wellness have been focused on learning what foods are healthy and what foods are not. More specifically we have been talking about breakfast foods. Every Friday, Kindergarten gets new books for their book baggies. Make sure they bring them on Fridays! Remember, this Friday, February 7th, is our 100th day of school ice cream party!

More About Artists - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on January 30, 2020 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

We are wrapping up our Artists theme week! We have learned so many cool styles of art, as well and cool artists too. Check out our window of masterpieces and see if you can find your child’s work! We are working so hard in our mathematics. Subtraction is getting easier and easier by the day. Tomorrow, Friday January 31st, the kids will be going to Playhouse Square. Next week is our Luau themed week. We will have so many fun activities to do. Including Hula in the Coola (February 3rd) and 100’s Day (February 7th)! Kindergarten has been working so very hard. Be sure to keep practicing sight words we are almost done with list 1.

Pollock, Monet, Van Gosh, Oh My! - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on January 28, 2020 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

This week’s theme is all about artists! We will be diving into learning about a few artists along with their life and style of work. We have officially started talking about subtraction in math! We will continue to strengthen our math addition and subtraction facts and by the end of the month move on to money. In science we are talking about how plants get energy and grow as well as the food web. We are learning this because on Friday January 31st, Kindergarten will be attending “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” play. Make sure to again check your child’s mailbox in the classroom by the Parent Information.

I Have A Dream - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on January 23, 2020 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out your child’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Poster. While we learned about MLK we also learned about Rosa Parks and other figures of the Civil Rights movement. In math we have been matching number words with their numbers to grow our knowledge on how to write the words. We also have introduced subtraction! We will continue with subtraction into next week. We will finish up some handwriting this week as well.

Martin Luther King Jr - Kindergarten/PK2

Posted by Lakewood Childcare Center on January 21, 2020 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

This week we will be learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and other important figures during the Civil Rights movement. Be sure to ask your child about our flipbooks that we will be making. In math we are going over number order and ordering the numbers. We also will be talking about base 10 and different ways to show it. We are starting new sight words. Our words learned so far are; but, he, had, I, see, and that. We are also working on our handwriting this week.