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Kindergarten 2011-2012. Forms & Birth Certificate Please ensure that you have completed the registration forms that were sent out through the mail and.

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1 Kindergarten

2 Forms & Birth Certificate Please ensure that you have completed the registration forms that were sent out through the mail and hand them in tonight. Please ensure that you have completed the registration forms that were sent out through the mail and hand them in tonight. We will also need a copy of your child’s birth certificate. We are more than willing to photocopy the original. We will also need a copy of your child’s birth certificate. We are more than willing to photocopy the original.

3 All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten Most of what I really need To know about how to live And what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top Of the graduate school mountain, But there in the sand pile at Sunday school. These are the things I learned: Share everything. Play fair. Don't hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don't take things that aren't yours. Say you're sorry when you hurt somebody. Wash your hands before you eat. Flush. Warm cookies and cold milk are good for you. Live a balanced life - Learn some and think some And draw and paint and sing and dance And play and work everyday some. Take a nap every afternoon. When you go out into the world, Watch out for traffic, Hold hands and stick together. Be aware of wonder.

4 Is My Child Ready For Kindergarten?

5 Language Development Social Development Fine and Gross Motor Development Intellectual and Academic Development

6 It is not all about ability but readiness !

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8 Features of Early Learning: Environment Environment Conversation Conversation Play Play

9 Elements of Kindergarten Library Library Music Music Morning Routines Morning Routines Lunch/Recess Lunch/Recess Work time Work time Story Time Story Time Centers Centers Book Look Book Look Health Health Science Science Social Social Arts Education Arts Education Physical Education Physical Education Social Skills Social Skills Math Math English Language Arts English Language Arts

10 School Schedule 8:40 Students can arrive at school 8:40 Students can arrive at school 9:00 School Starts 10:10 Snack Time 10:20 – 10:35 Recess 12:00 Lunch 12:45 Classes Resume 2:20- 2:35 Recess 2:20- 2:35 Recess 3:10 End of the school day 3:10 End of the school day

11 Typical Day in Kindergarten 9:00 Start Circle Time Circle Time Music Music Story Time Story Time Snack Time Snack Time 10:20 Recess Work Time Work Time Centers Centers 12:00 Lunch 12:45 Class Time Book Look Book Look Library Time Library Time Gym Gym 2:20 Recess Work Time Work Time 3:10 Home Time

12 School Policies Mr. Jason Low

13 School Routines Milk program Milk program Newsletters Newsletters Professional Development Days Professional Development Days Forms Forms Microwave items Microwave items Lunch Lunch Nut Allergies Nut Allergies Absence Absence Calling Calling Communication Communication

14 Classroom Routines Daily snack item Daily snack item Leaders of the Day Leaders of the Day Reading books Reading books Learning at Home books Learning at Home books Communication books Communication books Monthly K Calendars Monthly K Calendars SLP screening SLP screening Portfolios Portfolios Report Cards Report Cards Parent/ teacher Conferences Parent/ teacher Conferences Volunteers- Volunteers- play dough play dough phoning tree phoning tree making & baking special events making & baking special events

15 School Year Calendars

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17 Supplies: (Lists will be at Midway Pharmacy, Stedmans and The Leader) 5-10 yellow pencils 5-10 yellow pencils 1 - 2” binder* 1 - 2” binder* 2 erasers 2 erasers 1 large bottles of white glue 1 large bottles of white glue 4 large glue sticks 4 large glue sticks 1 – pack of pencil crayons * 1 – pack of pencil crayons * 1 – pack of wax crayons * 1 – pack of wax crayons * 1 – pack of 12 Mr. Sketch markers * 1 – pack of 12 Mr. Sketch markers * 1 – 4 pack dry-erase markers 1 – 4 pack dry-erase markers 1 pair of scissors* 1 pair of scissors* 12 duotangs 12 duotangs 2 boxes of 2 boxes of kleenex kleenex 1 box large 1 box large ziploc bags ziploc bags (27 cm x 28 cm) (27 cm x 28 cm) 1 pair of white-soled runners to stay at school* 1 pair of white-soled runners to stay at school* 1 complete set of old clothes to stay at school in case of an accident* 1 complete set of old clothes to stay at school in case of an accident* (Please place in a plastic bag and label with your child’s name) (Please place in a plastic bag and label with your child’s name) 1 clothing bag to store outer clothing (55cm X 92 cm) 1 clothing bag to store outer clothing (55cm X 92 cm) 1 empty icing container 1 empty icing container 1 durable drinking bottle with lid* 1 durable drinking bottle with lid* 1 lunch box* 1 lunch box* 1 supply bag with a draw string* (25 cm X 32 cm) 1 supply bag with a draw string* (25 cm X 32 cm) “Kanga-Pouch” – send $7.00 to purchase if they do not have one* “Kanga-Pouch” – send $7.00 to purchase if they do not have one* 1 Backpack* 1 Backpack* 1 Paint shirt* 1 Paint shirt* * Please only label the items that are followed by an * * Please only label the items that are followed by an *

18 The First Week Tuesday, September Group 1 Thursday, September Group 2 Tuesday, September 6 ALL STUDENTS

19 Thank you for coming tonight!

20 Lets work together to ensure your child has a successful year in Kindergarten.

21 I dreamed I stood in a studio And watched two sculptors there, The clay they used was a young child’s mind And they fashioned it with care. One was a teacher; the tools he used were books and music and art; One was a parent with a guiding hand and a gentle loving heart. Day after day the teacher toiled With a touch that was deft and sure, While the parent laboured by his side And polished and smoothed it over. And when at last their work was done, They were proud of what they had wrought, For the things they had worked into the child Could never be sold or bought. And each agreed she would have failed If she had worked alone. For behind the parent stood the school, and behind the teacher stood a home. By Ray A. Lingenfelter


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