Newsletter – December 2022 | Foundation I

Branch: Kothanur

November Highlights

Month’s Theme – 🏕️Environment🌱

CircleTime Songs
🎵 The action song🎵 Spring is here
🎵 Earth day song🎵 Mr sun Mr sun
🎵 The animal song🎵The continent’s song
🎵Count by 2s song

📆 Important Dates to Remember

09-12-2022FridaySports dayEvent
23-12-2022FridayChristmas celebrationEvent
22-12-2022 – 02-01-2023Thursday to MondayChristmas HolidaysHolidays

💡 Learnings for December

Areas of LearningConcepts
Numeracy– Identify and write numbers up to 40
– Recap of the count of two’s
– Reciting numerals from 1 to 80
– Introduction to the concepts – Above and below, inside and outside
– Concept of before, after, and middle numbers
– Introduction to ordinal numbers up to 10
– Introduction to 3D shape- cone, cylinder, and Sphere
– Addition of numbers from 1-5
Literacy– Introduction to digraphs ‘ee’ ‘or ‘and ‘ng’ words
– Recap of letter sounds
– Recap of digraph
– Introduction to blending (‘et’ ‘, it’ ‘ig’ family word)
– Recap of ‘at’, ‘in’ ’ap’ and ‘an’ ‘am ‘og’ ‘ed’ ‘en’ family word
– Narrating simple stories
Knowledge and Understanding of the World– Introduction to the concept- Environment
– To learn about the environment
– To learn about environmental pollution
– To learn about prevention and precautionary steps to avoid environmental pollution
– To learn about the awareness of environmental changes and natural calamities
Sensorial– Ordinal numbers flashcards
– Addition stripboard
– Number rods
– Number cards
– Static bead material
– Counters
– Montessori alphabets and digraph flashcards
– Geometrical shapes

🖍️ Basic Stationery List

Parents can make the below stationary available at home for easy assistance of the child.

  • Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Sharpeners
  • Crayons
  • Sketch Pens
  • Ruler
  • Child-friendly scissor
  • Tape
  • Non-toxic glue bottles
Arts Crafts Preschool Activities

📘 How can Parents help at Home?

🌿To know about our environment and the causes of pollution.

🏞️Parents can take children to the park and explain about our environment.

♻Help children to recycle -create and label recycling bins with your child at home so that the process is easier for everyone.  

🚮Telling children to pick up trash and put it in the dustbins.                     

🎵Letter sounds identification can be done through books and jolly phonic songs are easily available on Youtube. Activities such as circling the letter sound in newspapers or magazines at home.

🔠Relate the words with the sounds through objects and simple reading puzzles.

🎲Play number games with children.

🔢Write down numbers and make the child draw that quantity.

🔢Teach the order of numbers with connect the dots.

🧸Encourage children to place the toys back in their respective boxes/racks after playtime.

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