On our first day, we colored pictures, wrote our very first journal entry, drew self portraits, practiced fine motor skills by tearing colorful paper to decorate our names, and so much more! We learned about how to be safe and responsible in school, learned about our library, and much more about our school. It sure was a lot to figure out, but
-LUNCH VS SNACK- There was a lot of confusion with between "snack" and "lunch" yesterday so please take a moment and make sure your child knows the difference. The more they hear this the easier it will be for them to remember. We will always eat a snack FIRST and lunch LATER. We will also eat snack in the classroom and lunch in the cafeteria. Also, don't forget to let them know what you've packed them for snack and lunch. A few clever parents labeled (which was not only a great emergent reader activity, but also very helpful for me, thank you!)
-NEW LUNCH PROCEEDURE- After reflection, I realized I wanted to change my morning routine a bit to make life easier. I made the pocket chart below to help expediate our routine. When students come in and drop off their folder in my folder bucket, they will also grab their lunch ticket. If they NEED lunch, they will put
- HEADPHONES - Starting soon, children will be learning how to use the computer! Children already have a set of school headphones to use, but you are more than welcome to pick out a special pair for your child and send them in for the year. The advantages to sending your own pair are: they are more likely to fit better, be more comfortable, they are more stylish, and they are easier to recognize! Please let me know if you plan on sending in your own headphones, and make sure to label them!
That's all for now! Check back soon for more information!
- Miss Doherty