September Newsletter

Weekly Themes

Aug. 28-Sept. 8: All About Me/Body Parts/5 Senses
Sept. 11-22: Apples
Sept. 25-Oct. 6: Farm

Theme Activities

• Play with Mr. Potato Head and talk about the body parts
• Slice apples in various ways, dip them in paint and stamp them on paper
• Select apples of different colors and have a taste test. Create a chart so your child can mark them as "yummy" or "yucky."
• Make a sensory box full of hay. Hide farm animal figurines in the hay and have your child find them. 

Theme Vocabulary

Body Parts: head, eyes, nose, mouth, ears, body, arms, hands, legs, feet
Five Senses: see, smell, touch, hear, taste
Parts of an Apple: skin, flesh, seeds, stem, leaf
Farm: barn, fence, animals, tractor, hay

Book Suggestions

Preschool/Kindergarten: Here are my Hands by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault
Grades 1-3: Pick Me an Apple! by Shelly Rotner
Grades 4-5: Charlotte's Web by E. B. White

Special Dates

CLOSED September 4 for Labor Day
Please contact the front desk for make-up appointments.