|The children learned a lot about FIRE SAFETY!
We practiced STOP-DROP-ROLL, identified potential dangers in the home, learned how to "STAY LOW AND GO" and how important it is to GET OUT! STAY OUT! DON"T GO BACK IN!
|We practiced the /f/ sound while we made
Fire Flames with a Fork
|Cooking Time is always fun! The children made a fire fighter's quick energy snack, some sweet and crunchy fire trucks, and enjoyed some Dalmation pudding!|
|Spiders, bats, and pumpkins provided us with many learning opportunities as well!|
|We explored different leaves and various gourds, learned what a crow was and why the scarecrow is so important to the farmer We learned about squirrels and what they do to get ready for the winter, cracked open and tasted different nuts, and even attempted to paint with pretend squirrel tails!
There is so much to learn about in the Fall!
|We invited some scarecrows to lunch one day and then we
|ABOVE: Our discovery table stayed pretty full all season long! We used magnifying glasses to get up close and personal with the nuts, gourds, and Indian corn.
RIGHT: The children had to practice their eye hand coordination as well as their fine motor skills as they pretended to be scarecrows and use the tweezers to remove the crows (sunflower seeds) from the corn field.
BELOW: We learned that wild turkeys eat seeds, nuts, insects, and berries. So we became turkeys and used the sand rakes as turkey feet and we scratched around to collect our meals!
|The children put the seven numbered turkeys in numerical order.|
|Math: The children were instructed to glue the turkey feathers onto the paper according to size-going from the largest to the smallest. Some chose to glue the feathers side-by-side, while others stacked them up.|
|ABOVE: The children were surprised to learn that wild turkeys made nests on the ground using leaves and sticks. We decided to make our own turkey nest.
LEFT: They gobbled these turkey snacks right up!
BELOW: We like nothing better than to paint our hands and turn it into a cute keepsake!
|LEFT: I hope this thankful turkey will remind you to be thankful for all the little things in life.|
|Fire Safety Vocabulary and lots of fire safety books!|
|T is for Turkey! The children identified picture that had the same beginning sound as 'turkey' and glued them to their turkey's feathers.|
|We explored positional words in our turkey booklet.|
|Thank you to all present and former daycare families for allowing me the opportunity to share in your little one's life!|