While still continuing our recycling project introduced in our blog last week, the girls are learning about cycles that are happening this time of year. Planting seeds begins the life cycle of growing flowers, and this study continues this week with our many centers and stories supporting this particular topic. Author Eric Carle's wonderful story about The Tiny Seed gave us a great look into the life cycle of a sunflower seed and, at the end of the story, the cycle starts all over again! It is a wonderful story about life cycles and the girls loved hearing the story and watching the story on the smart board. We will soon plant sunflower seeds and watch them grow. We will also learn about other cycles that make us know the wonderful season of Spring is here! Please view the slide show to view our centers this week.
Skills this week:
-Recognition of letters
-Recognition of numbers 1-10
-Three part patterns
-Creativity/ painting tissue to create Eric Carle's The Tiny seed
-Fine motor/journal writing, painting and creating sunflowers using tape
-"Building sunflowers/sequencing and labeling the parts of a flower and word recognition of the individual parts of a flower, fine motor, cutting
-Dramatic play/ "The Flower Shop"