Newsletter – March 2023 | Foundation I

Branch: Kothanur

February Highlights

Month’s Theme – 🎵Sound and Hearing🎧

CircleTime Songs
🎵 Sound song
🎵 Community Helper Song
🎵 Earth song
🎵 Out in the garden one fine day

📆 Important Dates to Remember

04.03.2023Saturday  Parents teachers meeting
08.03.2023WednesdayHoli Festival Holiday
18.03.2023SaturdayBarnyard social celebration
22.03.2023WednesdayUgadi Holiday
31.03.2023FridayLast Working Day

💡 Learnings for March

Areas of LearningConcepts
Numeracy– Recap of numbers from 1 to 100
– Recap of quantity making
– Match sets of numbers of objects to numerals
– Recap of counts of tens
– Subtraction OF numbers from 1 -10
– Addition of numbers from 1-10
Literacy– Recap of all digraphs
– Recap of blending
– Recognizing all letter sounds
– Introduction to blending (‘ag and ‘id’ family words
– Identify the sounds in simple sentences
– Storytelling
Knowledge and Understanding of the World– Introduction to the concept- Sound and hearing
– To identify different sounds in the locality
– To identify different sources and mediums of sound
– To understand the difference between noise and sound
– To identify the objects that produce sound
– To know the good and bad effects of sound
Sensorial– Addition stripboard
– Sound box
– Static beads
– Montessori alphabets and digraph flashcards

🖍️ 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?

🏞️Parents can take your child for nature walks or inside the house by tapping different containers and surfaces and exploring different kinds of sounds.

🔠Parents can teach children by writing letter sounds on paper and asking them to blend.

░Connect the dots – A simple activity that reinforces the order of numbers.

🔢Create a maze of numbers to drive through and count their way to the end.

🎵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.

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