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Monday & Tuesday 9:15-11:30
Mrs. Anita Kelsch & Mrs. Katie Smith

OCTOBER Newsletter

We had such a great start to school, and our friends are adjusting well to time away from caregivers. This month, we are focusing more on routines and being more consistent with crafts.

October 2nd & 3rd
Theme: Apples
We will be talking about apples and how they grow and will introduce the letter A.
Books: Ten Apples Up on Top & Scholastic Reader: I Picked an Apple
Crafts: Apple Stamping, Apple Process Art (Fall Harvest Fest craft)
Song/Poem: Picking Apples

*October 9th CLOSED & October 10th
Theme: Apples
We will continue to explore apples and use them to measure, count, and sort.
Books: Apples for Everyone
Crafts: Letter A Fingerpaint
Song/Poem: Way Up High

October 16th & 17th
Theme: Pumpkins
This week we will participate in our schoolwide pumpkin patch and take home our very own pumpkin! We will carve a pumpkin and field the seeds.
Books: Pumpkin, Pumpkin & Five Little Pumpkins
Crafts: Color Mixing Pumpkin & Pumpkin Pom-Pom Painting
Song/Poem: Five Little Pumpkins

*Picture Week October 23rd & 24th
Theme: Fall
It’s school picture week so wear your best smile! We will be talking about different colored
leaves and how they fall to the ground.
Books: Let It Fall & Leaves
Crafts: Leaf Handprint Class Wreath & L is for Leaf
Song/Poem: Ten Leaves

October 30th & 31st
Theme: Halloween
This week we will have a Halloween Party and listen to a variety of fun and simple songs.
Books: Little Blue Truck’s Halloween & There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat!
Crafts: Toilet Paper Roll Spiders
Song/Poem: Walk Around the Pumpkin
We hope you all have a fa-BOO-lous month!

Mrs. Kelsch and Mrs. Smith
*Reminder that books and crafts are subject to change

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