Newsletter – November 2022 | Foundation I

Branch: Kothanur

October Highlights

Month’s Theme – 🐒Animals🐅

CircleTime Songs
🎵 Mr. Golden sun🎵 Days of the week song
🎵 Old MacDonalds had a farm🎵 Count by 10s song
🎵 The animal song🎵Count by 2s song
🎵Ordinal number song🎵Spring is here

📆 Important Dates to Remember

DateDayEventNote
01-11-2022TuesdayKannada RajyotsavaHoliday
14-11-2022MondayChildren’s day celebrationEvent

💡 Learnings for November

Areas of LearningConcepts
Numeracy– Identify and write the numbers up to 35.
– Introduction to counting in twos.
– Reciting numerals from 1 to 60.
– Introduction to the concepts – more and less, thick and thin, full and empty, long and short.
– Number identification of how many objects are in a set.
– Introduction to ordinal numbers up to 5.
– Introduction to 3D shape- Cube.
Literacy– Introduction to diagraphs ‘ai’ and ‘oa’ words.
– Recap of group 1, 2, and 3 letter sounds.
– Introduction to blending (‘on’ family ‘og’ family word).
– Recap of ‘at’, ‘in’ ’ap’, and ‘an’ family words.
– Narrating simple stories.
Knowledge and Understanding of the World– Introduction to the concept – Animal.
– To recognize and name some common animals.
– To know about animals and their young ones.
– To know and recognize the main external parts of the animal body.
– Understanding the life cycle of animals.
Sensorial– Seguin board.
– Number rods.
– Number cards.
– Static bead material.
– Counters.
– Sandpaper flash cards.
– Salt tray.
– Montessori alphabets.
– Ordinal number cards.
– Geometrical shapes.

🖍️ 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 know about animals, parents can take children to the zoo and explain about different animals.  

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

🎵Letter sounds 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.

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

🔷Recognize and use different shapes at home.

🔠Kindly help the child to read three-letter words.

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


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