December Happenings at Parks’ Place 2016

The children of U.S. Army personnel attend a Christmas party at Fort Gordon, Ga., Nov. 28, 2008. (U.S Army photo by Frank H. Carter/Released)

Classroom News

Butterfly Infant

Butterfly/Infant:

The infant room has had a wonderful month of learning. The children have had a great time learning about farms and healthy harvests. We always love listening to and learning new songs about colors and letters. As the weather has changed and the sun is not as hot the children have explored the great outdoors. We ended the month with our Thanksgiving Feast. A special THANK YOU goes out to all of the parents who attended. You are great!

Ms. Deborah
Ms. Charlene

Grasshopper Twos

Grasshopper/Twos

November was an exciting month for the Grasshopper class. We learned about farms, healthy foods and being thankful. We were extra thrilled about farm week. Our favorite animal was the cow that says, “moooo.” We also learned about healthy foods like carrots, potatoes, corn, peas and how they help our bodies. We also talked about unhealthy foods. The Grasshoppers enjoyed making hats with feathers, turkey bags and placemats. We want to thank all of our Grasshopper parents for joining us for our Thanksgiving Feast. We enjoyed a lot of healthy foods that tasted great! We are looking forward to the activities that are planned for next month.

Ms. Andrea

VPK News

VPK A/B

VPK A/B has had an outstanding month. Our classes have enjoyed discussing animals and healthy foods. Throughout the month of November VPK A have continued to learn and recognize shapes, letters and numbers. We also talked about things we are thankful for. We ended our wonderful month of November with our family Thanksgiving Feast. We really enjoyed our families and friends dinner. We look forward to a very exciting learning experience in the month of December.

Mrs. Michelle
Ms. Patty

Busy Bee Ones

Busy Bees/Ones

This month we started off by getting into fall with trees and leaves. We painted them and colored them, we got the chance to paint with fall colors to decorate our classroom and halls. We hung them up for all to see. We had a lot of fun with safety. We practiced Stop, Drop and Roll. We learned about squirrels and acorns. We painted squirrels and decorated acorns with tissue paper. We even found some acorns outside and we had fun counting them and talked about their texture. This month we also learned about apples and pumpkins. Our fall festival was great fun! Thank you to all our parents who brought in items to share and those who volunteered their time to make our day special.

Ms. Natalie
Ms. Olivette

Pawsomes Threes

Pawsomes/Threes

November was a very exciting month for Pre-K. We loved learning about all the animals. We enjoyed making sheep puppets and feeling all the warm soft wool. We learned about healthy harvest foods and unhealthy foods. Eating the right foods helps us to be big and strong. We talked about being thankful and things we are thankful for. The Thanksgiving Feast was very nice and we enjoyed having our mommies and daddies here with us.

Ms. Mincey

VPK News

VPK C

This month in VPK C we learned about lots of animals and life on the farm. We read books like “Big Red Barn.” We talked about healthcare and the different types of jobs in that field. We learned about healthy exercises, and some foods that help keep us healthy. We also learned fun facts about fruits and vegetables like squash is a fruit. We talked about why its important to eat healthy. We learned about what it means to be thankful and talked about some of the things and people we are thankful for. We ended the month with our Thanksgiving Feast. It was awesome to sit with all the people we love at school and eat. THANK YOU to all the parents who came and participated.

Ms. Coffin
Ms. Butler

Dates to Remember

Wednesday, December 7th
Park’s Place 12 Days of Christmas Begins
Activity Schedule

Friday, December 9th
Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

Week of December 12th
Santa’s Workshop

Tuesday, December 13th
VPK’s Three Billy Goats Gruff Play
6:30PM – 8:00PM
103rd Street Baptist Church
Please RSVP

Thursday, December 22nd
Polar Express Holiday Party

December 23rd – January 6th
VPK Winter Break

Holiday Fun for the Family!

Check out one, some or all of the following activities happening in and around Jacksonville this holiday season!

Click on the event to learn more:

  1. Enchanted Christmas Village
  2. Kirby Family Farm Christmas Express
  3. Hometown Holiday in the Park
  4. Dickens on Centre

View more great holiday events for the family here.

Resources

Calendar

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