May Preschool Newsletter
Sunshine House Preschool May 2023 Newsletter & Calendar
We have some fantastic preschool activities planned for this “Merry Month of May” to stimulate your child’s development. We encourage you to contribute books or other items that you have to supplement our themes.
Click on the Weekly links below for additional details on daily preschool activities.
We will also be learning about vegetables this week. Monday we will be talking about the letter “V”. Tuesday we will be focusing on planting and will be planting items in our group times. Tuesday is also our Monthly Family Breakfast and PJ Day! Wednesday we will be learning about all the benefits of vegetables. Thursday we will be saying (or at least trying to) the rhyme Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers. Friday we will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo.
On Monday, we will talk about Pet Babies and Tuesday, about Farm Babies. Wednesday we will be reading the book Boss Baby, a story about a family working around the whims of a baby. Thursday we will be learning about #10. Friday is Baby Safety Day.
May 8-12 is also Teacher Appreciation Week! We will have a Way to Go! board for you to be able to offer written thanks for things you appreciate about our preschool teachers. As at Christmas time, we will have a tip jar at the parent desk for you to contribute to a staff team-building activity. We always appreciate your generous gifts, but contributions are totally voluntary!
We will also be talking about other farm animals this week. Monday we will introduce the letter “W”. Tuesday we will be singing and acting out the nursery rhyme Mary Had a Little Lamb. We will be learning about wool on Wednesday when everyone is encouraged to share something made of wool. Thursday is Farmers & Tractors Day. Friday is An Oink, Oink Here Day when we will sing our favorite farm song!
And how could we learn about worms without exploring mud, too? Monday we will be talking about the letter “W”. Tuesday is Dirt Day! prepare for your child to get messy! Wednesday we will be using the dirt to make mud pies. Thursday we will be setting up a worm village where we can watch worms recycle food leftovers. Friday we will be developing our science skills as we study composting.
We will also be doing a unit on boxes. Monday we are closed in observance of Memorial Day. Tuesday we will be talking about the letter “X” as well as exploring the Dr. Seuss book Fox in Socks. Wednesday we will be Building with Boxes. Thursday we will be putting on our tool belts and getting to work as we learn about construction workers. Friday we will be doing activities about Bridges, Roads and Tunnels.