Welcome to our VPK Inclusion Homepage with Ms. Piperato and Mrs. Tripp
Please check our webpage each month to find out what theme and concepts your child is exploring and learning about. We are curretnly setting up parent/teacher conferences to review and plan for your child based on the VPK Assessment #1 scores. No school for students October 22nd and 23rd, 2020.
Please try to engage your child with our online resources pages. Just click on the titles and the link will pop up! More online resources for art, literacy, math and science on our Online Resources Page. For more fun and music go to the Music and Movement Page.
Our Theme for October is: (Detailed information can be found on the Classroom Themes Page and a copy was sent home)
The experiences planned during this month will focus on different types of farms, farm animals, cities, large buildings, and how farm and city life is alike and different. We will introduce the concept of fall and why leaves change color. This will be included next month, too.
Areas of Importance:
- The kinds of work that people do on farms and in the city
- Farm animals and what pets people in the city might have
- Vehicles used on a farm and in the city
- The kinds of buildings on the farm and in the cities
- How pumpkins and apples grow
- Why do leaves change colors?
The colors of the month: Yellow Red Orange
Shapes: Circle, Square, Triangle, Rectangle
Letters: Ff, Ll, Pp
We love our families to participate in our program and monthly themes. Your participation helps your child feel important and valued. Please check out the list below for actovotes you can do at home this month. We are still collecting student baby and family pictures for our Family Bulletin Board from last month's theme.
*Take walks outside and observe the change of season
*Point out the objects that begin with Ff, Ll, and Pp. Send in objects for us to use in the classroom for the sound table
* Visit a farm if possible. If not, talk about the types of animals and buildings found on the farm
*Take a trip to Orlando, Jacksonville, or Tampa and point out the large buildings
*Point out objects in the shapes of squares, circles, triangles and rectangles.
*Find objects that are orange, yellow and red. Send them in for your child to share
*Send in any books about the farm or city for your child to share
Activities for you to do daily.
- Read to your child every day.
- Point out letters you see in the environment. (i.e. P at the beginning of Publix, T at the beginning of Target, W at the beginning of Walmart, etc.)
- Discuss the colors and shapes you see in the environment. Nature walks are full of shapes and colors.
- When talking to your child, try to use as many adjectives as you can to encourage vocabulary and sentence structure.
- Encourage your child to sort common househld items by color, shape and size.
Ms. Piperato and Mrs. Tripp
We love our "Little Manatees" !