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February Newsletter

During the month of February we will be continuing to  focus on winter as well as incorporating the colours of red and pink, the heart shape and healthy habits into the program.

In keeping with our aim not to focus on the commercialism of the holidays we will be keeping Valentines’s Day very low key.  We will be offering face painting and have a special treat at snack time on February 14th.  We ask that children do not bring Valentine cards for their friends.  Instead we will be focusing on the friendship aspect throughout the month.

DATES TO REMEMBER

PHOTOS

Thursday, February 21 for the 3 and 4 Year old class

Friday, February 22 for the Friday morning class

SPRING BREAK

Lyndhurst Preschool will be closed from March 18 – 29 opening on Tuesday, April 2.

GOOD FRIDAY

Lyndhurst Preschool will be closed on Friday, April 19th

BOOTS

Please dress your child appropriately for going out in the yard each day including boots (labeled with your child’s name inside)

CONTAINERS

A friendly reminder to label snack containers as they don’t always recognize the container that they brought that day.  Thank you.

Announcing Changes at Lyndhurst Preschool

Due to the increased demand for an extended preschool session Lyndhurst Preschool will be operating a 3 day a week program on Tuesdays, Thursday sand Fridays for 3 ¼ hours from 9:15 to 12:30.  This program will accommodate 3 and 4 year old children.

Our current areas of the preschool program will be expanded in addition to extra calendar and phonics, nature walks, science and math activities and music and movement.

The cost of this program will be $350 a month with a registration fee of $75. The provincial government is currently offering an Affordable Child Care Benefit.  Families earning up to $111K may be eligible for these savings.  The website is gov.bc.ca/affordablechildcarebenefit.  This site also has an online estimator.

It has always been our priority to offer a quality program providing the children with an environment that creates the love of learning and we will endeavour to continue to do so.

If you know of any families who may be interested in our program please direct them to this website or have them call the preschool at 604 861 9198.

MORNING CLASS

AFTERNOON CLASS

 

 

January Newsletter

Wishing everyone a Happy New Year!  We hope you all enjoyed the holidays and time with family and friends.

We would like to thank everyone who gave us gifts. They were really appreciated and we enjoyed all of the treats over the holidays.

Below are lots of pictures of different activities during the month of December.  I have divided them into the morning and afternoon groups.  Enjoy!

 

MORNING CLASS

It was difficult to choose just one group photo with Santa!

 

AFTERNOON CLASS

December Newsletter

We are having a difficult time believing that December is already here and Christmas is just around the corner!  Hoping you all enjoy the festivities that come with the season.

Below are dates for our Christmas Celebrations and school closures.

THREE YEAR OLD CELEBRATION

All three year olds (and a little bit younger) are invited to join us at our Christmas Celebration on Thursday, December 20th from 9:15 – 11:15.  Jen from Cameron library will be entertaining us with her story telling, music and movement. After special snack we will be having a visit from Santa before heading home for the holidays. This will be the last day of class  until we reopen on Tuesday, January 8th.

Could we please have parents volunteer for special snack?  Sign up sheets will be posted by the end of this week.

FOUR YEAR OLD CELEBRATION

Our four year old class will be having their Christmas Celebration on Friday, Dec. 21 from 9;15 – 11:15.  Santa’s Elves from High Touch High Tech Science Lab will be visiting with lots of interesting experiments for us to participate in.  We will be having special snack with Santa before ending with a music and movement time with St, Nicholas joining in.  This will be the last day of class until we reopen on Tuesday, January 8th.

Could we please have parents volunteer for special snack?  Sign up sheets will be posted by the end of this week.

PHOTOS FROM THE MORNING CLASS

 

PHOTOS FROM THE AFTERNOON CLASS

October Newsletter

The year has started very successfully.  Our returning students are happy to be back and our new children are settling in nicely.

As the weather will be changing soon can we request that children wear easy slip on rain boots (labelled with your child’s name) and if wanted they can change into indoor shoes/slippers.  We will still be going outside once the weather changes and fall settles in.  The children are enjoying the outdoor kitchen which has access to water and the ability to create “mud pies” so please dress children accordingly.

SNACK–Thank you to all parents who have been labelling containers.  Please DO NOT cut up fruit prior to preschool.  We find it gets mushy and brown and it not very appealing to the children when presented at snack time.

ABSENSES–If your child will be absent due to illness or vacation please inform the preschool by either email, vicki@lyndhurstpreschool.com or text 604-861-9198.

OCTOBER HAPPENINGS– Autumn has arrived and with it the changing seasons.  We will be incorporating the harvest, leaves and pumpkins into our program along with the fall colours and circle and oval shapes.

On Tuesday, October 30th we will have face painting and a special treat at snack time.

**NO COSTUMES AT PRESCHOOL***

MORNING PHOTOS

AFTERNOON PHOTOS

OUR TREE–We have “adopted ” a maple tree just outside the preschool yard.  The afternoon class will be observing in throughout the school year in relation to the changing seasons.  On our first observation the children commented that it..

—was kind of like an umbrella

—was 100 meters tall or at least as tall as daddy

—was cold and mossy

—that the leaves were green in the tree but brown and yellow on the ground.

Stay tuned!

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