Circle time was spent counting the days on the calendar, talking about the weather as well as counting our friends. We made some interesting creations during table top with play dough, shells and small log pieces. Thank you to Allison's grandma for donating lots of shells for our beach theme.
Happy 4th Birthday to Jacob who shares his birthday with Dr. Seuss! Jacob's mom & grandma came in to celebrate with us. Thank you to Jacob's mom who brought in delicious dinosaur cupcakes for us. And speaking of Dr. Seuss, we read The Cat in the Hat on Dr. Seuss' birthday & Jacob chose to read the book, The Secret Birthday Message (Eric Carle) for his birthday book.
Registration forms for summer camp 2016 & the 2016-2017 school year were sent home this week. We have been receiving them back quickly. Please note that your spot is not reserved until we receive the registration & June 2017 payment. The morning session is filling up quickly. As a reminder, classes will be capped at 12 students per session so please send in your completed forms with the registration fee & June 2017 payment as soon as possible. Once we reach 12 students on any given day, a waiting list will be available. For our 4 year olds who are UPK eligible, the registration fee & June 2017 payment will be returned if your child is accepted into your school district UPK program. September 2016 tuition is due on the first day of school. Sachem BOE approved the school calendar for 2016-2017. School will begin on 9/6/16.
The Week of the Young Child (WOYC) is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This year it takes place Apri1 10-16. The purpose of the WOYC is to focus public attention on the needs of young children & their families & recognize the early childhood programs & services that meet those needs at the local, state, & federal levels. The WOYC is a time to plan how we - as citizens of a community, state, & nation - will better meet the needs of all young children & their families. We are planning some fun school events for that week so stay tuned for more info.
GREEN day is coming (no, not the band). Dress in a festive green on March 17, 2016.
Reminder: Our next pizza & p.j. night is 3/11/16, 6:30-9:30. $10 per child for the evening & includes, pizza, drinks, snack, open play & video. Take advantage of some free time for yourself on a Friday night!
Have a great weekend!
Ms. Sheri, Ms. Joyce, Ms. Sarah,
Miss Fabi & Miss Bethany