February | 2019 | The Homestead Schoolhouse

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  • Calendar iconFebruary 17, 2019
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This month we are studying fairy tales. We will be reading several different fairy tales, but focusing on three main ones:

  • The Three Little Pigs
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • Jack and the Beanstalk

As part of our unit, we will be reading several varieties of these fairy tales and making Venn Diagrams to compare the stories. Students will also be doing fun art projects associated with the fairy tales. Part of our free play room has transformed into the 3 Little Pigs houses, a castle, and we have a lot of fun dress up clothes for princesses and princes.

Valentine’s Day Party

All students are invited to exchange valentines. Please be sure they bring enough valentines for each classmate. Students will be making valentine mail pouches to keep their cards in at the time of our valentine exchange. During our day, we will have a special valentine snack and play friendship games.

Chinese New Year

The first week of February, we will be celebrating Chinese New Year. Students will be making Chinese art, eating Chinese snacks, and watching a video of a Chinese New Year parade.

Annex Outdoor Play Area

We are so happy that our outdoor play area is coming together at the Annex. The students immediately started plaing in the bark chip area with our stumps, balancing rocks and bridge. Their imaginations are running wild! Thank you to Jory Moran for taking his time to help build and install the bridge!

Congratulations Ms. Karina!

Ms Karina recently graduated from Mt. Hood Community College with her Early Childhood Education Degree. She has been working so hard and her passion for working with children is so evident. Congrats!