Your children have responded really well to our new program.  In the opening circle they have learned to update the calendar and monitor the weather.  Later in the morning they are working on phonics and the alphabet.  The older children are mentoring their peers with recognition and beginning sounds of letters.

On Friday mornings we have been going on nature walks through our neighbourhood.  As your children learn to walk safely with partners we will explore a little farther.

As you are aware we kept Halloween activities to a minimum and focused on the colour orange, circles and ovals and pumpkins.  Your children were very interested in the life cycle of pumpkins and appeared to enjoy the end of Halloween with roasted pumpkin seeds and pumpkin muffins.  We kept the muffins till November 1 and they seemed more excited about that than the treats on Halloween day! Be sure to check out all the photos at the end of the newsletter.

We appreciate the parents encouraging their children to be independent in the morning as they arrive.  It is really paying off as your child easily goes about their routine with their snack, shoes and signing in.  Another reminder to send your child in boots everyday and to make sure they have indoor shoes that will stay at the preschool.

If anyone has access to paper, wood scraps, buttons or anything else you might think useful for the preschool and are willing to donate it would be much appreciated.

A friendly reminder to think creatively for snack as we are getting an abundance of crackers the last few weeks.

Children attending Lyndhurst Preschool who are eligible to attend preschool next year are automatically guaranteed a space in our program.  As we are already getting inquiries for next year please let us know if there are siblings wanting to register for our preschool as they will get priority.

Our nature walks…

Pumpkins, Pumpkins and more Pumpkins

More October Fun