Pre-Primary Newsletter – July 2014
THEME: My Family
LANGUAGE: Conversation: My Family, important rules of the family
Story: Sparrows, Laddoos for the whole family, Spotty, Fuzzy and Patch
Songs: It’s time to put the toys away
We are special
Some families are big, big, big
Picture Reading: My world Pictures (Pg 2)
Sight Words : Family, father, mother, brother, sister, grandfather,
grandmother, uncle, aunt, pet
Rhyming Words: Saying rhyming words by game and reading to
The children books based on it
EVS: Identifying cause and effect relationship, differentiating
between past and present
MATHS (PRE-MATH ACTIVITIES): Sorting according to shape
Seriating of shapes according to size (Big to small,
Small to big)
Concept of more/less, tall/short
Identification of number 1
Discuss similarities and differences among fruits
FINE MOTOR ACTIVITIES: Threading beads, Blocks, Puzzles
GROSS MOTOR ACTIVITIES:Mass Drill / Exercise, Tippi-Tippi-Tip-Top game, Up or
CREATIVE: Origami paper doll, “I love my family” badge
Sr. KG Newsletter for JULY 2014
THEME: MY SENSES AND MY FAMILY
Picture card a activity ie.. Matching letter with the picture, formation of three letter words using letter `b` , introduction of ` qu` sound and words beginning with the sound. Activity of underlining the vowels in the newspaper . Identifying the vowels in the three letter words.
Sight Words: Eyes, ears, tongue, nose, senses taste, see, hear, smell, touch, this, is my, mother ,father, grandfather, grandmother ,aunt, uncle, sister, brother ,our, family, sticky, pricky , , soft, hard, smooth , rough, pleasant and unpleasant.
Conversation: Discussion on sense organs eg. I taste with my tongue. Discussion on different relations in the family.
Discussion on pet names in the family, family tree, importance of grandparents, family members and family values. Information on family traditions and the work people do in the family together. KWL chart ie. What they know ? What they want to know ? What they have learnt ? about their family .My family does things together.
Written: Pattern book small a to z, writing sentences My name is ………., Iike e to eat….. Worksheet no. S1.1 , S1.2, S2.1, S 3.1, S 4.1 S10.1.
Worksheet S 7.1 , S 10.2, S3.2.
Written Rhyming words : cab, dab, lab, tab.
Bad, had, lad, sad. Bag, rag, tag, wag.
Worksheet no. S 7.1, S7.2.
Reading Express MY BODY. Communicate in English MY HOME and Are you my mother.
Game: Blind man`s buff, passing the parcel, dum charades, role play , I spy game. Passing through hurdles, mystery bag with objects of different shapes and size. Passing the parcel with sight words of family and forming sentences like This is my father.
The crow and koel,
Quest for the missing friend.
Blind men and the elephant.
Goldilocks and the three bears.
The strange family.
Red Riding Hood.
1. Clean up song
2. I have got five senses.
3. Ten chicks and the cat.
4. Number name song.
Weather chart, information on five sense organs ie. Taste- sweet, sour, salty, bitter
Touch – hard, soft, smooth,, rough, pricky sticky.
Nose – unpleasant and pleasant smell,
Ears – pleasant and unpleasant sound. Information on eye sight of birds and like eagle ,owl and insects like housefly.
Importance and cleanliness of sense organs.
Activity: Making lemonade juice, smelling of pleasant and unpleasant things, nature walk, identifying pleasant and unpleasant sounds. Feeling different textures, popcorn making.
Flag using pictures from magazine of things done in the family together.
Washing Activity : washing handkerchief, dishes, cleaning table, folding clothes.
Discussion of 3D shapes , their corners and sides.
Draw objects related to the shapes.
Sorting and patterning with shapes, beads and blocks.
Introduction of number 6 using different objects.
Forward , backward counting upto numeral 10 using number line and number cards.
Introduction of place values TENS using sticks.
S 6.2 ,Introduction of 3D shapes cone, cylinder, cube
Backward numbers 10 to 0
Number line 0 to 10.
Values 0 to 10.
Patterning, numbers 1 to 20.
More and Less with numbers upto 10.
FINE MOTOR SKILLS
Clay, blocks , puzzles, paper cutting,.
GROSS MOTOR SKILLS
1 Mass drill.
Drawing favourite food.
Pleasant and unpleasant smell.
Sources of pleasant and unpleasant sounds.
Writing of three letter words with paint.
Group Activity : spider`s web, cock umbrella ,rabbit and apple tree.
Collage : festivals like Raksha Bandhan, Ganpati, Diwali and Christmas.