Newsletter – November 2022 | Foundation II

Branch: Thanisandra

October Highlights

Month’s Theme– 🦌Animals🐕

CircleTime Songs

🎵 Old MacDonalds had a farm🎵 Slippery fish
🎵 The animal song🎵 Five little monkeys
🎵 Down in the jungle🎵 Days of the week song
🎵 Count by 100s song🎵 Count by 2s song

📆 Events and Holidays

DateDayEventNote
01-11-2022TuesdayKannada RajyotsavaHoliday
14-11-2022MondayChildren’s Day CelebrationEvent

💡 Learnings for November

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- count in 100’s.
– Addition of two numbers (sums up to 10)
Literacy– Three letter words.
– Tricky words 4 sets.
– Opposites.
– Narrating simple stories.
– Recap of digraphs.
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
– To know the difference between animals and humans with their habitat.
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 know about animals, parents can take children to the zoo and explain about different animals.  

🐤Go on a nature walk to understand other 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.

🔤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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