CLASSROOM NEWS INFANT/TODDLER ROOM Our Theme: "Transportation". Happy New Year!! The infant room is ready to take on 2020! Last month our class was filled with all things winter and its celebrations around the world. We explored weather, celebrated holidays, festivals, traditional music and foods from different countries. The traditional tamales hand made by our own Teacher Delta were a favorite among the children. Get ready for Planes, Trains and Automobiles. The month of January will be all about transportation. We will be exploring all different ways people travel around the world, the similarities and differences of different vehicles, the different parts that make up vehicles and how they work. We will continue to use the outdoor class as long as the weather permits it.
PRESCHOOL ROOM Our Theme: "S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math" A winter wonderland in the month of December was filled with happiness and joyful. Children used their imagination to travel around the world to celebrate different kind holidays and the importance of sharing and discovering the meaning of holidays in each country. The children learned songs in different languages, fun arts from Christmas tree to France “ Joyeux Noel “. At the end of month, children passport have filled with many stamps because they traveled a lot to see how other countries celebrated holidays.
January is a new beginning year of learning, growing and discovering of how children mind thinks and curiosity. We will be focusing on S.T.E.A.M also known as, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematic. Children will learn through hands on activity, engaging fun conversation, explore, and to apply in everyday life.
PRE-K ROOM Our Theme: "Image It, Make It and the Season of Winter" Happy New Year! This month will be all about Imagine it, Make it! Children will get to explore different STEAM activities, creative art projects, explosive science, counting and patterning and much much more! If they can dream it we can make it! Introduction of new letters Jj, Dd and Pp
No Scheduled Events for January
STAFF CHANGES As of December 23, 2019, Denise Gershenson is no longer with Footsteps Child Care. There will be additional changes in staffing at the site, which will be announced at the beginning of the year as decisions are finalized.
Rain boots are cute but not functional. If your child arrives to school in rain boots, please make sure to send in a pair of rubber bottomed shoes so they can change into them.
Please send a reusable water bottle labeled with your child's name.
Please make sure your child has an extra change of clothes in their cubby.
Children must be signed in and out daily by their parent, guardian, or authorized adult, using our electronic sign in and out fingerscan system.
If your child is to be absent, please call or email the Site Director to let the site staff know.
Check your child's art folder - Take home Art on Fridays.