Newsletter – December 2022 | Foundation II

Branch: Thanisandra

November Highlights

Month’s ThemeAnimals 🐤(Birds and Aquatic animals)🐬

CircleTime Songs

🎵 Old MacDonalds had a farm🎵 Slippery fish
🎵 The animal song🎵 Butterfly song
🎵 Down in the jungle🎵 Days of the week song
🎵 Little Peter Rabbit🎵 Shape song

📆 Events and Holidays

DateDayEventNote
09.12.2022FridaySports DayEvent
21.12.2022FridayChristmas celebrationEvent
22.12.2022-02.01.2023 Thursday to MondayChristmas VacationHoliday

💡 Learnings for December

Areas of LearningConcepts
Numeracy– Introduction-Find one more or one less than a number from 1 to 50.
– Count reliably up to 50 everyday objects.
– Introduction to place value (ones, tens, hundreds).
– Concept- skip counting by 2’s
– Backward count  50-1.
– Addition of two numbers (sums up to 10)
– Addition – Number line
Literacy– Three letter words.
– Tricky words  4th and 5th  set.
– Plurals
– Reading Activity
– Narrating simple stories.
– Recap of digraphs.
Knowledge and Understanding of the World– Introduction to the concept – Animal ( Birds and Aquatic)
– To recognize and name some aquatic animals and Birds
– To know about aquatic animals  with their habitats
Sensorial– Pattern puzzle
– Number rods
– Static bead material
– Counters
– Addition stripboard

🖍️ Basic Stationery List

Parents can make the below stationary 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 aquatic animals and birds, parents can read story books or show small videos of birds and aquatic animals. 

🐤Go on a nature walk to understand different birds and animals                          

🔤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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