January, 2015

Courtney Owens

1/5: Polar Animals

  • The children will be making their own snow.
  • The children will talk about ice fishing and then do their own ice fishing in the classroom.
  • The children will experience what it is like to be a penguin.
  • The children will learn about all of the different polar animals.

1/12: Ocean Animals

  • The children will learn about the ocean habitat.
  • The children will compare their length to a blue whales length.
  • The children will create waves in a bottle.


1/19: M L King

  • Monday, January 19th– NO SCHOOL (MLK DAY)
  • The children will learn what a hero is.
  • The children will create a classroom “I Have A Dream Book”.
  • The children will learn that even though everyone is different on the outside, we are all the same on the inside, through an egg experiment.

1/26: Zoo Animals

  • Learning about different animals we find at the Zoo.
  • On Thursday 1/29 each child is invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal. The animal should be one commonly found in a zoo. They can have snack or lunch picnic style with their stuffed animal.
  • The children will create zoo cookies.

Letters of the week

1/6: Mm

1/13: Nn

1/20: Oo

1/27: Pp

Things to do at home this month to reinforce our themes:

  • Go to the pet store together and have fun exploring different animals.
  • Try and spot all the different animals outside during winter.
  • Have a birthday party for M L King.
  • Talk to your child about what his/her dream is and share yours.

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