Weekly Letters From Rainbow Door

December 9, 2011 – RAINBOW DOOR

Dear Parents of Rainbow Door Students,

The topic for this week was “Hanukkah”, in circle time talked about the topic and discussed different

holiday celebrations. We explained the Menorah and Dreidel, we also discussed the letter of the week

“Hh”.

During art the children made different projects which included the following:

Monday:Traced and decorated the letter Hh.

Tuesday: Made a Menorah

Wednesday:traced and colored a Dreidel.

Thursday: painted a Menorah, used the palms of hands and water paint.

Friday: Made a Menorah using marshmallows and pretzels.

During Science Lab with Mrs. Davis, the children revisited the tadpoles. The were
exited to see that some of the tadpoles had turned into frogs while others grew a tail
and legs. The also worked on sorting projects.

As always, they enjoyed fitness class with Ms. Crissy.

The student of the week is Marissa Rodriguez. Please remember to send a picture
poster for Monday.

Have a great and safe weekend!!

Mrs. Miriam and Mrs. Virginia

 

December 2, 2011 – RAINBOW DOOR

Dear Parents of Rainbow Class Students,

This week we introduced the letter “Jj” and we are learning about Baby Animals.  In circle time, we discussed the names of baby animals, how long they sleep, and what type of food they eat.  The children also observed different types of baby animals through books and pictures.  On Monday, the children pretended to be baby animals imitating their sounds with puppets.  In art, they traced and colored the letter “Jj” and learned words that begin with the letter “J”.  On Tuesday, the children traced and colored a cat and kitten.  They also enjoyed a fitness class with Ms. Crissy.  On Wednesday, the children played with different plush animals and learned how to care for them and love them.  In art, they painted their favorite baby animal.  The children also graphed the number of people that live with them at home.   In art, the children colored paper plates as lions.  On Friday, the children traced the first letter of their name with Play-Doh.  They also visited the Science Lab for free exploration at the difference science stations.

Congratulations to Roberto Morera for being student of the week for next week!

Reminder:  Please bring a poster decorated with your child’s pictures.
Note:  Please pick-up your child’s class work from their cubbies every Friday.

Have a great and safe weekend!

Thank you,

Ms. Miriam & Ms. Virginia

 

November 18, 2011 – RAINBOW DOOR

Dear Parents of Rainbow Door Students,

The topic for this week was  Health and Thanksgiving Day. In circle time, we discussed the importance of eating healthy, how bones and muscles become stronger through exercising and the importance of proper hygiene.

We also discussed how to give thanks and how the Pilgrims got to America.

In art, the children made the following activities.  Monday, they traced and decorated the letter T.  On Tuesday, the children painted plates to make turkeys.  On Wednesday, they made the Mayflower ship.  On Thursday, they decorated a head band with feathers.  On Friday, they made a sailboat with pretzels and oranges.  They also participated in music, fitness, and computer class. In the Science Lab the children learned about the life cycles of plants, butterflies and frogs..they even got to hold a tadpole!

The student of the week is Matthew Ayala.

Have a fun and safe weekend!

Mrs. Miriam and Mrs. Virginia

 

November 11, 2011 – RAINBOW DOOR

Dear Parents of Rainbow Class,

The topic for this week was “How animals sleep”.

In circle time we talked about the topic.The children pretended to be different animals and learned

which animals sleep during the day like the Bats and Owls  and which animals sleep during the night

like the tigers and chickens. We also introduced the letter Zz.

During art, the children made different projets relating to the topic.

Mondaywe traced and decorated the letter Zz. Tuesday, we traced and cut out a Monkey.

Wednesday, we cut and glued a picture of an animal sleeping. Thursday traced and colored a bear shape.

Friday was  Veterans Day,  (no class). They enjoyed themselves on the Fun Bus and in the Science Lab
they discussed the sense of hearing as they listened to the music of the “singing tree” and the sound of
rain made by using the rain sticks.

During the week the children also enjoyed music with Ms. Michelle,  fitness with Ms. Crissy and Spanish

with Ms. Olguita.

Have a great and safe long weekend!!!

Ms. Miriam, Ms. Perla, and Ms. Viginia.

 

November 5, 2011 – RAINBOW DOOR

Dear Parents Of Rainbow Door Students,

The topic of this week is Our Country!

This week the children learned about the topic and discussed different aspects of our country and they demonstrated the symbols that represent our nation. The children identified our city on the map, and recognized our President. We also introduced the letter O.  Monday, the children cut and glued the red stripes on white construction paper to make an American flag and went to the computer lab. Tuesday, the children traced and colored a U.S.A. map and also had a great fitness class. Wednesday, the children worked in their journals, they drew the United states using their imagination. Thursday, the children drew the White House using white chalk. On Friday the children had a parade in the classroom.

Have a great and safe weekend!!!


Ms. Perla, Ms. Miriam and Ms. Virginia

 

October 28, 2011 – RAINBOW DOOR

Dear Parents of  Rainbow Door Students,.

 

The topic for this week was “Halloween”.

 

In circle time, the children discussed different reasons for staying safe during the Halloween fest.

 

They also talked about : What is your custome, and we introduced the letter “H h”.

 

In art the children enjoyed the following activities:

 

Monday:  The children traced and decorated with black tissue paper the letter “H h”.

 

Tuesday:   The children traced, colored and decorated a pumpkin with hand-prints. they also enjoyed the Fitness Class with Ms. Crissy.

 

Wednesday:  The children decorated a treat bag for homeless people and for Halloween parade.

 

Thursday:  The children had activities in different stations. They decorated a real pumpkin,painted,

watched a movie, decorated cookies and read a Halloween story and took part in the Halloween parade.

 

Friday:  The children had a free art.

Have a great and safe weekend!!!!
Ms. Miriam, Ms. Perla, and Ms. Virginia

 

Note. The student of the week is :Andrea Murillo