December 2013 Curriculum

Infants December 2013

Cubs December 2013

Tigers December 2013

Pandas December 2013

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November 2013 Curriculum

Infants November 2013

Cubs November 2013

Tigers November 2013

Pandas November 2013

Koala/Lion November 2013

Balloon Experiment

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Today the Tigers (1-2.5years) did a science experiment.

Here is what you will need:

– One balloon

– One empty water bottle

– Baking Soda

– Funnel

– Vinegar

1. Place the funnel into the opening of the balloon. Pour baking soda into the balloon.

2. Pour Vinegar into the water bottle.

3. Without allowing the baking soda to leave the balloon, secure the opening of the balloon over the top of the water bottle.

4. 1-2-3-BLAST OFF! Let the baking soda fall into the bottle of vinegar. Watch the magic as the gas that is created blows the balloon up.

5. Don’t forgot get to take lots of video or pictures of the amazed looks the children have.

COW Bus Coming to One World

Dear All,

We are excited to announce the return of the COW Bus (Classroom On Wheels). The COW Bus is a mobile classroom which provides instruction to students and teachers. The focus of the lessons provided during each COW Bus visit will be the implementation of the Pre-K Content Standards and Developmentally Appropriate Practices, using a child centered play based approach.
 
Permission forms were sent home with each child in the Koala Lions class today (September 5, 2013). Please fill out and return the permission forms as soon as possible. 
 
The COW Bus program will run until January 2014. The dates will be announced next week. They will be posted on the One World website calendar. 
 
Attached is a Brochure with more details on the COW Bus. For more information please ask Ms. Wendy or visit the COW Bus website
 
We are excited to have all our students participate in this wonderful program. 

September 2013 Curriculum

The month of September is all about getting to Back to School, All About Me and Nature. During this month the Koalas are starting to work with our Alphafriends phonetics which focuses on letter recognition, phonics and sight words. Our Pandas are working on letter and number recognition along with learning how to hold a pencil and write their own names. The Tigers and Cubs will be working on sensory & science activities and process driven art projects with shapes and colors.   As always it is our pleasure to help your child(ren) learn and grow each day.

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Baked Goods at One World

Due to Health Department regulations, we are not allowed to serve home baked food items to the children of the school. Store bought items are allowed. However we always encourage healthy choices when it comes to treats at school for birthdays and special events. If ever you would like a suggestion of options for birthday’s or special events please ask the front office staff. We are always adding to our list of yummy treats.

 

New School Year at One World

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Here at One World, we are looking forward to the official start of the new school year.  After our Teacher work day, August 12th will start a new school year and new adventures.

Reading to Kids at One World

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Reading is important to the growing brains of all children. At One World, we read to the children through out the day and want to encourage our parents to at home. Reading out loud to a child promotes cognitive and language development; it also builds vocabulary, curiosity, motivation, and memory.

Many parents ask when they should start reading to their children and the answer is at birth. Research shows that infants that are read to from a young age as well as adults using a variety of words as well as the adults talking with children using a variety of words have a higher vocabulary by age three then children not exposed to the same factors.

Check out this amazing website www.reachoutandread.org with resources and research. The site has tips on what attributes to look for each age group. There are also tips on how to read to your child and a list of milestones for early reading development.

Reno Preschool Healthy Lunches

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Having a healthy and complete lunch for children each day is important to their growing bodies and developing brains. A complete lunch for a preschool age child is defined as having 1 protein, 1 grain and 1 veggie or fruit. Having foods that are fresh and not previously packaged is important for good nutrition.

The teachers of One World are asked often about different options for lunches for children. Here are some of our healthy and delicious favorites:

  • almond butter & banana sandwich
  • hummus & veggie sticks
  • chicken salad & crackers
  • tortilla rolled with meat & cream cheese
  • tortilla with peanut butter or almond butter and honey
  • cold pasta salad (beans, olives, tomatoes, oil, and spices)
  • fresh fruit
  • carrots sticks and ranch
  • rice with soy sauce and veggies
  • deviled eggs
  • salsa and chips
  • refried beans in a tortilla roll
  • crackers and cheese
  • homemade chicken nuggets
  • bean salad
  • hot dogs cut in little pieces
  • meat rolls (meat,cheese, and pickle rolled up)
  • mini-bagel sandwich
  • cheese and meat squares
  • ants on a log (celery, with peanut butter and raisins on top)

Extra-Curricular Activities

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One World currently has four options for extracurricular actives for children. Each one of the options has a wonderful teacher who is wonderful with children.

On Mondays Ms. Jessica has Kidbright Gymnastics, a music and movement class. The class is held from 3:00-3:30.

Happy Feet Soccer with Ms. Ally is held on the front fenced in lawn of the school each Tuesday 3:00-3:30.

Computer class with Ms. Gail is each Wednesday from 3:30-4:00. Each child has their own laptop during the class.

On Thursday’s Ms. Louise teaches Little Star Dancers from 3:15-3:45.

You can sign up for these activities at the front office.