Preschool – Day 16

Circle Time:

  • Sing “The Hokey Pokey”
  • Practice identifying different emotions (e.g. happy, sad, angry)
  • Discuss ways to express and manage emotions

Language Arts:

  • Read “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak
  • Discuss the story and the different creatures Max encounters
  • Practice identifying and writing the letter “L”


  • Introduce the concept of subtraction and the different ways to represent subtraction (e.g. using pictures, objects, and numbers)
  • Use manipulatives and other materials to practice subtraction problems
  • Practice counting to 160 as a group

Social Studies:

  • Talk about different cultures and their traditions
  • Read “The Story of the Chinese Zodiac” by Ying Chang Compestine
  • Discuss the different animals in the Chinese zodiac and their characteristics


  • Introduce the concept of the seasons and the different weather patterns associated with each season
  • Conduct simple experiments to explore the different types of weather (e.g. creating a tornado in a bottle)
  • Discuss the importance of dressing appropriately for different types of weather


  • Use paper bags and markers to create puppets of different animals or characters
  • Encourage children to use their imagination and creativity
  • Have a puppet show in the classroom with the different puppets