September Preschool Newsletter

Sunshine House Preschool Newsletter

September is traditionally a month of beginnings. New children have joined our program, replacing the kindergarteners we said good-bye to. Over the summer we have transitioned our children into their older groups and higher learning demands…they are ready! We know you will share our excitement and enthusiasm as we progress through the year!
Our main emphasis this month will be on self-awareness and self-esteem. We will be learning about our unique and special bodies, families, and names. We will share things that each of us can do and things we can learn to do, things that we like and dislike, and many other things that make us unique.

Click on the weekly links below for additional details about daily activities your child may be involved in.

August 30-Sept 4- Our theme is Me, Myself & I.

Monday we are focusing our day with the book ABC I Like ME! Introducing the letters A B C to the kids. Tuesday is Color Day when all are encouraged to wear this month’s color, yellow, or in Spanish, Amarillo (pronounced ama-reeyo). It’s a great day to wear your Sunshine House T-shirt! Wednesday we will be practicing our counting for 1 & 2, Me & You (uno and dos) Day. Thursday is opposite day: Happy/Sad, when we will discuss expressing our feelings. It is our Peace, Love, and Grandchildren Celebration on Thursday. Friday is PJ Day.

CLOSED MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th – LABOR DAY

September 7-11 This week we will start our letter of the week program with A-Ape, come to the zoo for a gape.

Monday we are closed in observance of Labor Day. Tuesday we will have a Going Banana! Tasting Party! Wednesday is Opposite Day: High/Low. Thursday is 5 Little Monkeys Day, when we will practice counting backwards with this silly jingle. Friday is Marvin the Ape Day

PIZZA NIGHT – It’s harder to know if parents or children are happier when Pizza Night finally arrives! Check your school or Facebook to see the date.

September 14-18 Our letter is A-Albatross, I fly seas and go across.

We will not only learn about albatross but also be learning about other Marine Birds. Monday we will learn about the sound of short “A”. Tuesday is Circle/Round Day. We will get good practice rolling/bouncing our balls. Wednesday is opposite day: Sink/Float. This is a great time for you to explore the same concept at home, maybe at bath time! Thursday we will learn about penguins. Do you know why penguins look the way they do? In the water, their black feathers blend in with the ocean bottom, and their white feather blend in with the light-colored sky, making it hard for predators to see them from either above or below! Friday we will be discussing Seagulls!

September 21-25 B-Bear, I have a coat made of hair.

Monday we will talk about the letter “B”. Tuesday is Large, Medium, and Small Day. Wednesday is Brown Bear, Brown Bear Day. There are many great bears in literature and we will be exploring a few of them. Thursday will be the old favorite Goldilocks and the 3 Bears. Friday is Teddy Bear Day.

September 28-October  Our letter of the week is C-Centipede, I have more legs than I need.

Not only will we be learning about centipedes this week, but about other insects. Monday your child will be introduced to the soft “C”. Tuesday is we will explore our theme by discussing creepy crawly insects! Wednesday is Little Miss Muffet Day, when we will be learning and dramatizing the nursery rhyme. Thursday is Eensy Weensy Spider Day, when we will be highlighting spiders and their webs. Our health concept this month is safety around insects. Friday we will be focusing on triangles for Shape Day.

Have a Sensational September!!!

Sunshine House Preschool & Daycare. Locations in Brentwood, Oakley & Martinez.
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