What a fantastic morning of school! We started the day off working on writing our names. It is a goal for all of my 3 year olds to be able to write their name by mid February with the final push being writing their names for their Valentine cards. If your child can write their first name already go ahead and start working on the last name. If they can't write their name yet, start with the first letter and practice it over and over. Then add the second letter and practice those two in a row over and over. Repeat the process until they can write their name. Then we worked on the letter O and sang along to "Carmen" (an opera) with the /o/ sound.
We had a fun snack of sweet peppers and popcorn and then moved onto art. It was great fun to paint with corn syrup! I love how shiny the pictures look. We also got to play the piano a little bit, looking at groups of 2 black keys and 3 black keys. We finished up our graphing unit today with a little cut and paste activity. The kids did great! Now we are ready to move onto patterning!
We got right into reading today, practicing the letter R with the Amazing Action Alphabet mini book. The kids are doing fantastic at sounding out the words. We also played with cars, trucks and blocks to go along with the vehicles theme.
What a fantastic day! I look forward to seeing everyone again on Wednesday!