Newsletter – January 2023 | Foundation II

Branch: Thanisandra

December Highlights

Month’s Theme– 🌌Space🚀

CircleTime Songs

🎵 Months of the year song🎵 Solar system Song
🎵 Days of the week song🎵 Mother Earth song
🎵 Dwarf Planets song

📆 Events and Holidays

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💡 Learnings for January

Areas of LearningConcepts
Numeracy– Introduction-Making numbers up to 900 using Montessori material.
– Introduction to place value (ones, tens, hundreds).
– Concept- Number names upto 20
– Concept- Skip counting by 5’s.
– Subtraction of two numbers (sums up to 10)
– Subtraction – Number line
– Shapes- Octogon ,Nanogon and Decagon
Literacy– Three letter words.
– Tricky words  6th  and 7th  set.
– Introduction to A-apple, B-Ball…..
– Knowing Genders
– Reading Activity
– Comprehension reading
– Narrating simple stories.
– Writing simple sentences.
Knowledge and Understanding of the World– Introduction to the concept –Space
– To know about the universe, and solar system and identify the planets.
– To understand the galaxy and Milky Way.
– To understand the  Day and Night concept.
– To know about Sun, Moon, Stars, and other celestial bodies.
– To identify the comets
Sensorial– Pattern puzzle
– Red rods
– Static bead material
– Counters
– Constructive Triangles
– Geometrical  Cabinet

🖍️ 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 help a child learn more about space, parents can read story books or show small videos of planets, stars, galaxies, and the milky way. 

✨Go on a nature walk to understand more about space.                          

🔤Letter, digraphs, and tricky word 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 object identification.

🔤Kindly help the child blend three- and four-letter words.

📖Kindly help the child read the sentences.

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

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