2AG: 3-year-olds T/Th mornings
Dear Forest/Green Room Threes Parents,
We would like to welcome you to Montecito Preschool, 2AM Forrest Room for the 2014/15 school year! The teachers for this class are: Ms. Bina, Ms. Edith, Ms. Shashi, and Ms. Thanh.
Over the course of the year, we will build on sharing skills, develop social skills, support their natural desire to learn and to have new experiences, and provide opportunities to enhance their manners in a caring environment -- all while supporting their emerging autonomy. We look forward to this journey and are excited for the new school year!
Our Orientation will be on Tuesday, August 19th, in the Forest room. This is the Orientation Day Schedule:
8:45-9:15 Arrival/Outside Play
9:15-9:25 Scavenger Hunt/ Explore the room
9:25-10:00 Parents: Orientation will be inside the Forest Room with Ms. Shashi and Ms. Thanh
Children: They will wash hands and have snack at the picnic tables with Ms. Bina and Ms. Edith
10:00-10:20 Bike time
Thank you for allowing us the privilege of caring for your child. We look forward to a wonderful fun-filled year of love, learning, and exploration!
The 2AM Forest Room Teachers
Classroom Field Trips: We have several classroom field trips planned for this year, including a train ride with Cal Train and possibly a play at the CTC. More information will be sent home as the dates get closer. Parents come with their children to these adventurous field trips. Please share with your teachers the field trips you are interested in attending with our class.
Sharing: We have in class sharing Thursday of every week. Usually sharing is not based on our weekly themes, but rather the children choose their own sharing each week based on their own interests. Each child brings his/her sharing to class in a bag and they will talk about their sharing during the large circle time. This helps children to develop language skills as they describe what they are sharing, and it builds confidence as well.
Classroom Snacks: Our classroom snack time is at 10:00 am and we all sit together outside at the lunch tables. Children help themselves and build their skills by pouring their own water and they make a choice of what they would like to eat. Most snacks we provide are fruits, veggies, crackers and cheeses (and water, rather than juice). We are aware of all allergies in this class, so we will not serve any foods that any children have allergies to. Some parents provide a special snack for their children that we will serve to them if they have severe allergies or a personal food preference. When a child has a birthday, the parents will provide a pre-approved birthday snack for the whole class to share about 1 week in advance. This way, we can read the labels to make sure we don't serve certain foods to children with food allergies. You may provide a special birthday snack for your child if you do not want your child to eat the birthday snacks available. This helps your child to feel included in our wonderful birthday celebrations!
CONTACT US: Do you have something to let us know about your child? Please call or send us email. We'd love to hear from you! (650) 968-5957 x104 OR via e-mail at montecitogreenroom2AG@gmail.com.
More information about our Buddy Bear program coming soon!
More information will be posted soon on this classroom page -- so thank you for your patience!. In the meantime, we are enjoying your children and look forward to their growth this school year. We encourage you to share your thoughts, feedback and qeustions with your teachers and with our Director. We would love to hear from you!