Newsletter – October 2022 | Foundation I

Branch: Kothanur

September Highlights

Month’s Theme -☀️🍂Seasons❄️🌱

CircleTime Songs
🎵 Mr. Golden sun🎵 Days of the week song
🎵 Spring is here song🎵 Count by 10s song
🎵 Weather song🎵Head shoulders knees and toes
🎵Count back cat song

📆 Important Dates to Remember

DateDayEventNote
03.10.2022 – 07.10.2022Monday to FridayDusshera holidays
21.10.2022FridayDiwali celebrationEvent
24.10.2022 – 26.10-2022Monday to WednesdayDiwali Holiday

💡 Learnings for October

Areas of LearningConcepts
Numeracy-Identify and write the numbers up to 20.
-Introduction to place values (ones and tens).
-Counting numbers from 1 to 50.
-Recap of counts of tens.
-Number identification of how many objects are in a set.
Literacy-Recognition of Group 4 Letter sounds
-Recap of group 1,2 and 3 letter sounds.
-Introduction to blending (‘ap’ family and ‘an’ family word)
-Recap of ‘at’ and ‘in’ family words
-Narrating simple stories
Knowledge and Understanding of the World-Introduction to the concept – seasons
-Knowing about different weather and seasons
-Relating to things we wear and do during different seasons
-Know about changes in the weather and seasons
-Understanding the concept of “Day and Night”
Sensorial-Seguin board.
-Number rods
-Tens board
-Counters
-Sand paper flash cards
-Salt tray
-Montessori alphabets

🖍️ 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 seasons, once each season, go to a local farmers market and choose fruits and vegetables that are in season.

📅On your family calendar mark the day when your child has to wear sweaters. Raincoats and cotton clothes.

🎵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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