Newsletter – March 2023 | Foundation II

Branch: Kothanur

February Highlights

Month’s Theme – 🏋Pushes and Pulls🤼

CircleTime Songs
🎵 Earth song
🎵 This little of mine
🎵 Slippery fish
🎵 Thank you thank you.

📆 Important Dates to Remember

DateDayEvent
4-3-2023SaturdayPTM
8-3-2023WednesdayHoli Holiday
18-3-2023SaturdayBARNYARD SOCIAL(annual day)
22-3-2023WednesdayUgadi Holiday
31-3-2023FridayLast Working Day

💡 Learnings for March

Areas of LearningConcepts
Numeracy– Begin to relate addition to combining two groups of objects and subtraction to ‘taking away’.
– In practical activities and discussions begin to use the vocabulary involved in adding and subtracting.
– Say and use number names in the order in familiar contexts.
– Know that numbers identify how many objects are in a set.
– Recap Concept count in 2s,5s,10s, and 100s.
– Recognize numbers 1 to 1000.
– Use familiar shapes and common shapes to create and recreate patterns and build models.
– Find one more than and one less than a number from 1 to 100.
Literacy– Recap of all letter sounds, digraphs, and tricky words.
– Reading simple sentences
– Framing simple sentences.
– Storytelling.
– Listen and write.
Knowledge and Understanding of the WorldPUSHES AND PULLS
– To know that there are different kinds of movement.
– To help that forces help us to move our bodies.
– To understand the difference between push and pull.
– To know that forces such as pushes and pulls can move objects and change their direction.
Sensorial– Addition stripboard.
– Counters.
– Static bead & Card material.
– Red rods.
– Movable alphabets
– Pattern puzzle.

🖍️ 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?

📚Encourage your child to read simple story books.                         

🎶Letter sound identification can be done through books and jolly phonic songs are easily available on Youtube. Activities such as circling tricky words in newspapers or magazines at home.

🧮Subtraction with simple objects at home.

⏱️The concept of TIME can be encouraged to draw a clock and mark the given time.

💸Concept of MONEY can be encouraged by telling about saving

🔢Numbers and number names can be revised through counting everyday objects, tracing numbers on wet sand, salt, or rava, puzzles, and number cards if available at home.

👩‍💻Kindly help the child to read simple sentences.

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


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