The children are blossoming socially! They are playing, sharing, and getting along with others very nicely! Fine motor skills are developing nicely as well. We will concentrate on language development and listening skills along with new fine and gross motor skills during the month of March. March is devoted to Nursery Rhymes at St. Luke's Preschool. "Mary Had A Little Lamb," "Humpty Dumpty," "Little Miss Muffet," and "Hickory Dickory Dock" are a few we will focus on. We hope
Your children continue to grow and blossom socially as we play many new fun games and activities! We are seeing lots of sharing, cooperating and using our words to solve conflicts. Fine motor skills are developing nicely, many of the children write their names on all their work. Continue encouraging this important skill at home. Alphabet letters will continue for O, P, Q, & R. We will also begin our unit on Fairy Tales and concentrate on listening skills and developing langua
Your children continue to grow and blossom both socially and academically as we work on many acitivites to enhance their skills. We practice our handwriting daily and put words with pictures for our prereading skills. Continue encouraging these important skills with your children at home. We have almost completed the alphabet! Our letters this month will be R, S, and T. Many of the children are beginning to put words together, and asking for help in spelling. This is wonderfu
As parents, we know at times it seems your child or children's unruly behavior is out of control. Bossiness, whining, tantrums...Of course, it comes with the territory of parenting toddlers, and forunately, most kids grow out of these behaviors as they mature. Nonetheless, it is still a challenge which can often lead to both the parent and child becoming needlessly frustrated. So how does one effectively manage a situation that seems unmanageable? At St. Luke's, we use a pati
St. Luke's Preschool is currently accepting registration for the 2016-2017 school year. Children ages 2-5 may be enrolled. Registration forms may be downloaded from our website, or interested parents may call the director, Sue Cahill at 636-527-3820, or stop in to our office at 444 Brightfield Trail, Manchester, MO 63021. Spaces are limited so please register quickly. Tours are conducted daily M-F during the school hours of 9AM-3PM and may be set up by calling Sue Cahill.
Please refer to the calendar this month for show and tell day. The alphabet will continue with the Willy Word Wormof the week and their sounds. The Valentine's Party is always a fun experience for the children. This group may write the children's names on each envelope if they would like. It's a good writing excercise plus will help them recognize the name when they pass them out. LOVE OUR BOOKS MONTH: To celebrate book month, your child is invited to bring a favorite book fo
Please check your calendar for show and tell days. They're important days to help develop language and presentation skills. The alphabet will continue with the letters I, J, K, L, M and N and associated sounds. The Valentine Party is always a favorite with this age. We'll also learn about money identification and counting simple change. This month we'll have a week on dental health and a special visit from a dentist on how to take care of our teeth. We'll be celebrating Dr. S
This will be an exciting month for the children. Be sure and check your calendars for special show and tell days. We will be concentrating on the rectangle and heart shapes. We'll be sequencing many different sizes of hearts. We know the children will enjoy the Valentine Party. We'll also be active learning how to catch beanbags and new activites with the balance beam. LOVE OUR BOOKS MONTH: In February, your child can bring a favorite book for the teacher to read to the class