Adventures In Learning Preschool – Orange

(714)538-7800 157 S. Malena Drive | Orange Ca 92869

Blue Birds December News

Orange Preschool

Look what we learned last month!

In the month of November, The Blue Birds explored Transportation, different families, talked about the USA, and everything Thanksgiving.  They made fall art like turkeys, handprints, corn, cornucopias, and fall headbands with feathers.  We had a big Fall Feast with all our friends and families.  We had so much Fun!  We also continued learning our Zoo Phonic letters Ff – Ii. 

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What we will learn this month…

For the month of December, the Blue Birds will continue to learn about transportation, all about the different winter celebrations, and winter fun.  We will be having a special visitor, Santa, stopping by for a book exchange on Friday, December 13th.  He will be passing out books to all the children that bring in paperback books for either a boy or girl.  We will also be making a lot of holiday art such as snowflakes, wreaths, snowmen, stockings, and gingerbread men.

Themes:

•   Transportation – Things That Go!

•   Winter Celebrations

•   Winter Fun

Language & Literacy:

•   Opposites

•   Identify & write all upper & lower case letters in order

•   Sight words: just, kind, like, my, more, no, not

Zoo-Phonics:

•   Jerry Jellyfish Jj

•   Kayo Kangaroo Kk

•   Lizzy Lizard Ll

•   Missy Mouse Mm

•   Nigel Night Owl Nn

Social & Emotional Skills:

•   Speaking / Performing in front of a group

•   Sharing

Cognitive & Mathematical Skills:

•   Proximity – understanding special relationships

•   Sequencing & Patterning

•   1 to 1 Correspondence

•   Quantitative Concepts

Science & Social Studies:

•   Days of the week & Months of the year

•   Diversity

•   Weather

Large & Small Motor Skills:

•   Riding a tricycle

•   Eye hand coordination

•   Pincer grasp (pre-writing skills)

•   Drawing human figures

 

 

Superstars!   

Thank you to all the Blue Birds for being such big helpers!!!

Welcome Colton to our Blue Bird class!

Jacob is doing a great job with his writing skills!

Colton and Draven are making new friends!

 

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    A BIG thanks to all the parents who came and/or brought food for our Fall Feast.

     

     

    Please purchase 2 paperback books and wrap them for our book exchange with Santa.  Please make sure the books can be given to either a boy or a girl.  Please do not label the wrapped books.  Your child may not receive the books you bring in.  Please have the books at school by Friday, December 6th in order to participate.

    If any parents would like to donate 15 plain blue ornaments for art, it would be greatly appreciated.

    Also, if you would like to donate holiday stickers for art, please bring some in.  Thank You.

    Remember to put a spoon and an ice pack in your child's lunch box.  We do not provide either one.

    Remember to bring Jackets with their name on it.

    Book Club – Our Favorites…

    Who will help Santa this Year?, Who will Guide my Sleigh Tonight?, There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell, A Kwanza Miracle, This is the Dreidel​

     

    Dates to Remember

    Dec. 6th – Please bring in your child's 2 wrapped paperback books for the book exchange.

    Dec. 13th at 9:15am – Santa will be here. We will be having a book exchange and pot-luck lunch.  Sign ups for the pot-luck will be posted one week prior.

    Dec. 18th – January hot lunch orders are due

    Dec. 24th – School closes at 3:00pm

    Dec. 25th and 26th – School closed

    Dec. 27th – 31st – No hot lunch service.  You must pack your child a lunch.

    Dec. 31st – School closes at 3:00pm

    Jan. 1st – School closed