Simon says Hokey Pokey

Dear Parents,

We began our week decorating our art folders. We used paint and ABC stamps.  Many friends chose letters in their names.

During circle we've been singing the Good Morning Song and Willoughby Wallaby Woo to work on learning each other's names. We've read (many times each) We Love School, Wow! School!, My Nursery School, Ms. Bindergarten's Kindergarten, and My First ABC. We sang the ABC song bunches and lots of people did sing with us! We also played a little Simon Says and sang the Hokey Pokey. That is what it's all about.

Quiet time is quiet, with almost half the class sleeping the first day. And the second.

We played with shaving cream on the table top. The children drew lines and circles, and in two cases, drew on arms. We were not up in arms about it. We added food color the second day. The children mixed red and yellow.

We are working on: walking up and down the stairs in a semi-orderly fashion, sitting on the white line during circle so we can all see the book, learning each other's names, using our words to ask for turns, getting up when we fall down, and cleaning up after ourselves after snacks. Also, remembering to wash our hands after the bathroom, and pulling up underwear before pants. Considering it is our first full week, we're all doing a phenomenal job!

Next week we will talk about hands.

Have a sunny weekend,