Ms. Horton (Preschool 4, Turtle Doves)

 

 WELCOME to Ms. HORTON’s PRE-K 4 CLASS… The Little Doves!

Dear Parents,

The children had a wonderful week.

The children really enjoyed working on numbers and letters this week!  We practiced through several different methods.  Our favorite was working together as a group to finish an alphabet train floor puzzle. We were so excited that once we were finished the puzzle was longer than our rug we were sitting on for Circle Time!  We also worked on building numbers to 10 using puzzles.  We had fun singing our songs that help us identify letters by sight and sound.  The children are doing a great job recognizing their letters which is the first step in learning to read.

Our class enjoyed working with letter “Aa” and it’s sound this week.  We were busy as we used glitter glue and crayons to color in our alligator and letter!  They did a great job tracing a capital A too!  This coming week we will move on to letter “Bb” by completing a craft and singing a funny rhyming song full of letter “Bb”, as well as reading several fun books related to our letter of the week.

The children had fun in Specials too!  They learned about primary and secondary colors through a cute mouse coloring activity.  Their work is hanging outside our room for everyone to see! In P.E., they had fun learning how to follow Mr. Muha’s directions and instructions so they can learn new games!

The children did a fantastic job learning what it means to be a “Peacemaker”.  We talked about being honest, kind, and helpful.  All the children were proud to tell me when they shared with friends.  It was great to hear them recognize their own positive behaviors!

The children are doing an all-around fabulous job!

God bless,

Ms. Horton

 

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Ms. Horton’s Pre-K Class Schedule

8:00 – 8:15 Drop off

8:20-8:45 Circle Time

8:45 – 9:30 Centers (Literacy and Religion small groups)

9:30 – 10:00 Math

9:45-10:15 Storytime and D.E.A.R.

10:00 – 10:30 Snack and Bathroom break

10:30-11:00 Outside time

11:00 – 11:30 Prayers and Bathroom break

11:30 – 12:00 Lunch

12:15-12:45 Outside time

12:45-1:00 Storytime

1:00 – 2:00 Nap/Rest time

2:00 – 2:15 Snack time

2:15 – 2:40 Science/Social Studies

2:40 – 2:55 Circle Time and Pack up

3:00 Dismissal

 

Specials Schedule:

Gym – Monday 9:00am

Show and Share – (Tuesdays) Each child is invited to bring ONE item from home to share with the class.  The item should be able to fit inside the child’s backpack and NO electronics please!

Library – Wednesday 9:45am

Music – Wednesday 9:15am

Art – Thursday 9:35am

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Important Info…

  •  Please check your child’s yellow folder daily. Please send the  folder back to school in the backpack.
  • Nap Blankets will be sent home each Friday for you to wash.  Please send them back on Monday inside the child’s backpack.
  • If your child’s lunch requires a fork or spoon, please send one in their lunch box. We do not have any extras. We eat lunch at 11:30am.
  • Show and Share! (Tuesdays) Each child is invited to bring ONE item from home to share with the class.  The item should be able to fit inside the child’s backpack and NO electronics please!
  • Please ensure your child has a weather – appropriate change of clothes in the classroom.
  • We follow Fairfax County Public Schools for any weather related school closures and delays.

If you have any questions, please contact me by email piper.horton@stmikes22003.org.