Newsletter – August 2022 | Foundation I

Branch : Kothanur

July Highlights

๐Ÿ“ฟ Loose part activity
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ง Father’s day Celebrations
๐ŸŽต Music & Theatre

Month’s Theme – ๐ŸŒฟLife Cycle of a Plant๐ŸŒฟ

CircleTime Songs
๐ŸŽต Here we go round the Mulberry Bush๐ŸŽต The planting song
๐ŸŽต One little finger๐ŸŽต Rolley Polley
๐ŸŽต Open, shut them๐ŸŽต Days of the week
๐ŸŽตI see see see with my eyes๐ŸŽตWe shall over come
๐ŸŽตPlant a seed and water it

๐Ÿ“† Important Dates to Remember

DateDayEventNote
5 August 2022FridayVaramahalakshmi FestivalHoliday
12 August 2022FridayIndependence Day Celebrations at schoolEvent
15 August 2022MondayIndependence DayHoliday
31 August 2022WednesdayGanesh ChathurthiHoliday

๐Ÿ’ก Learnings for August

Areas of LearningConcepts
Numeracy –  Identify the numbers up to 1 to 10
–  Making numbers up to 10 using Montessori materials
–  Counting numbers from 1 to 30
– Comparing numbers โ€œMore or Lessโ€
–  Concept- Counts of 10s
– Concept Tens and Units.
Literacy – Recognition of Group 3 Letter sounds (d,g,o,u,l,f )
– Writing group 3 letter sounds     
– Recap of 1st and 2nd group letter sounds. 
Knowledge and Understanding of the World – Introduction to Plants
– How a plant grows
– Parts of a plant
– Names of different flowers, fruits, and vegetables
– Uses of flowers
Sensorial – Number Rods
– Geometrical shapes
– Static beads
– Counters
– Teen board

๐Ÿ–๏ธ Basic Stationery List

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

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

๐Ÿ“˜ How can Parents help at Home ?

๐ŸŒฑTo help a child to know more about plants and its parts and uses. Walk away with your child at nature, or visit to a nursery.
๐Ÿ“˜ Reduce, reuse and recycle with the daily use materials.
๐ŸŽต Letter sounds, and identification through books can be done and jolly phonic songs are easily available on YouTube. Activities such as circling the letter sound in newspapers or magazines at home.  

Jolly Phonics : Group I
Jolly Phonics : Group II


๐Ÿ”ข Numbers can be revised through number books, puzzles and number cards if available at home. Make quantities with simple objects and ask the child to count.


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