Dear Peacocks parents,
Information from us
Thank you all for your cooperation with the development meetings. The process went very easily and we enjoyed speaking with all of you about your children. We will give our best effort to continue to aid in your childs development! During this time where all of the children are bringing more clothing to the school, we are doing our best to ensure that none of that clothing gets lost. Please be sure to write your childs name on their clothing so there are no mix ups. Also, some of the lockers are filling up very quickly with muddy clothing and shoes. It is not raining at the moment so please take the rain clothes home. At this time the children should have at the most 2 pairs of shoes meaning 1 pair of inside shoes and a pair of shoes for outside.
Circle time: This week in circle time we have begun to learn the songs we will sing for the Lucia train. We will continue to practice the songs. We have also been talking about the planets again in more detail. The children are starting to learn more about the planets we started on in august.
Art: This week we started to put together our Christmas tree. We used cardboard box cut out as a tree and orange cartons with velcro to stick them to the tree.
English and Vocabulary: The children did the story cube activity this week as well as a new activity where the children used six pictures to create a story in sequence. The point of the activity was to help the children to learn how a story is built.
Baking: In observation of Sinterklaas, we baked pepernoten cookies. Florentine is our Dutch specialist! The children mixed and measured all of the ingredients on the scale and rolled the dough in their hands to prepare the cookies to be baked. After the cookies were finished we ate them for snack.
Math: This week we did a lot of activities related to math. We built towers using raw spaghetti and marshmallows. In this activity the children prepared "blueprints" and tried to makes the most stable tower they could as a group. Afterwards, the children ate marshmallows.
The children also did a geometry activity where they attempted use combinations of shapes to make other shapes.
Tuesday 10th of December
On this day we will chose a project to do and present for the school. Later in the day the children will recieve awards and be served a 3- course lunch by the teachers. Please dress your children nicely on this day as this will be a formal occasion.
13th of December
On this day at 15:30 to 17:30 we will have our Lucia train in front of the preschool and the children will sing some Lucia songs. Afterwards, There will be 2 coffee rooms for the parents to visit.
If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to email, call or, talk to us.