Newsletter – January 2023 | Foundation I

Branch: Kothanur

December Highlights

Month’s Theme – 🪐Universe🌌

CircleTime Songs
🎵 Eight planets song🎵 Earth day song
🎵 The animal song🎵 Moon song

📆 Important Dates to Remember

26-01-2023ThursdayRepublic dayHoliday

💡 Learnings for January

Areas of LearningConcepts
Numeracy– Identify and write numbers up to 50
– Recap of counts of tens
– Reciting numerals from 1 to 100
– Introduction to the concept– one more and one less than a number
– Introduction to more or less, heavy and light, top and bottom
– Concept of matching sets of a number of objects to numerals
– Sorting objects 
– Addition of numbers from 1-10
Literacy– Introduction to short vowels a, e, i, o, u
– Introduction to digraph ‘ch’ ‘sh’ ‘th’ ‘qu’ and ‘ou’
– Recap of digraph
– Introduction to blending (‘ip’ ‘, ug’ ‘ot’ ‘ub’ family word
– Narrating simple stories
Knowledge and Understanding of the World– Introduction to the concept- Universe
– To learn about our universe
– To learn about the solar system and identify the planets
– To learn about the sun, moon, stars
– To learn about space
Sensorial– Static beads material
– Number cards
– Counters
– Montessori alphabets and digraph flashcards
– Addition stripboard
– Pink tower

🖍️ Basic Stationery List

Parents can make the below stationery 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 Universe, planets, and space

🔭Parents can take children to the planetarium and explain about planets                  

🎵Letter sound 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.

🔤Simon says the game using alphabets and asks the child to identify different alphabets

🧮Sorting of different beans or pulses available at home

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