NNS families enjoyed crafts, face painting, and story time with children's books author Alison Formento at Barnes & Noble.
2 Year Old Class:
The 2's are having a lot of fun learning their colors. Shapes is a major theme that will be introduced in the month of April. At craft time, the children will create a shape poster. Group discussion and special games will make learning shapes fun. We will be singing the Five Little Ducks at circle time to help build early math skills. At the end of the month, the 2's will be begin working on their surprise plans for their Mother's Day Celebration!
3 Year Old Class:
It is starting to feel like spring, and the 3's are busy creating beautiful crafts for the new season. April will begin with our annual "Spring Hat Parade" followed by a special spring snack. The Dinosaur unit has been completed. We are now studying Bugs! The children will celebrate Earth Day and discuss ways they can help make their planet "greener." The Mobile My Gym program will end mid-month; the 3's have had a great time learning new physical skills. As the weather warms up, it will be wonderful to have more outside time.
4 Year Old Class:
Spring is in the air as the children create their beautiful hats for their "Spring Hat Parade." They will go on a special walk to observe the changes that are happening outside and will work on a mural depicting the signs of spring. Discussions of what spring brings include the birth of animals, plants growing and the change in our weather. Earth Day will include lessons on the meaning of reduce, reuse and recycle. Journal writing continues to increase their literacy. The 4's are really looking forward to the warmer weather!!