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Big Steps 4s

Tuesday-Friday  9:30-12:00
Lead Teacher - Mrs. Laura Foose
Assistant Teacher - Mrs. Lauren Kohl

OCTOBER Newsletter

Week/Date: October3-5 (No class on Friday)
Theme/Letter: Fall/Autumn/Letter B
Books/Songs: Let It Fall, The Scarecrow, If You Give a Moose a Muffin, Hedgehugs: Autumn Hide-and-Squeak
Crafts: Scarecrow craft
Skills/Activities: Outdoor scavenger hunt, Acorn/Leaf counting activity, pumpkin lacing, Pumpkin matching game

Week/Date: October 10-13
Theme/Letter: Fire Safety Week/Community Helpers/Letter C
Books/Songs: Song-“Five Brave Firefighters” Pete the Cat: Firefighter Pete, The ABC’s of What I Can Be, Clothesline Clues to the Jobs People Do, Whose Hands Are These?
Crafts: Dalmatian Fire helmet
Skills: Fire Hydrant Patterns, Fine motor-Pom/pom pictures, puzzles

Week/Date: October 17-20
Theme/Letter: Leaves/Letter D
Books/Songs: Fletcher and the Falling Leaves, We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt, The Leaf Thief
Crafts: Leaf wreath/Leaf printing
Skills: Acorn counting, Fall Scavenger Hunt, Fall Gem sorting, Halloween lacing

Week/Date: October 24-27
Theme/Letter: Halloween/Nocturnal Animals/Letter E
Books/Songs: Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan, Froggy’s Halloween, Room on the Broom, Stellaluna, A Halloween Scare in Pennsylvania, Song-Five Little Bats
Crafts: Spider web watercolor, bat silhouette painting
Skills: Scientific discovery-carving a pumpkin, pumpkin lifecycle, Alphabet “Brew”

*Halloween Parade/Trunk or Treat/Party-October 31

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