Ms. Horton (Preschool 4, Turtle Doves)

 

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

REMINDERS: In case of inclement weather, St. Michael’s follows Fairfax County schools announcements.  Please, send a heavy coat on cold days.  Put it in their backpack if they refuse to wear it.  We go outside twice a day!

Dear Parents,

We loved learning about letter “Hh” this week.  The children made a “H is for the Holy Spirit” craft and practiced tracing letter “H”.  We also used things like Wiki Sticks to build letter H too.  We were busy reading “H” books, such as “In My Heart”, “” and more!  Ask your child to help you find some objects starting with “H” around the house.  You can also search for letter “H” on menus the next time your family goes out to eat!

In Math, the children worked on their fine motor skills.  We identified shapes in pictures and then practiced tracing them. Then we read “Ten Timid Ghosts” and practiced counting out quantities of beads.  We also were busy putting floor puzzles together that involve numbers.

In Religion we focused on “Jesus Teaches Us About God”.  We discussed all the things that God gave us… like food, mountains, trees, and us.  We talked about the way Jesus came to us to tell us about God and how much he loves us.  The children learned about two of the Ten Commandments, including “Love God” and “Love Your Neighbor”!

 

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.