Teddy Bear Press ---
November 2017 Volume 11.11

November is about Native Americans, Pilgrims, The First Thanksgiving, and Being Thankful. Our Fall Program is a great success and we appreciate all of the parent help and support, which we have received. You all help to make our program a success! Thank You! Each of you contributes towards making our school a happy place for your child and we are glad to have you helping us.

With the cold weather coming, please send a sweater or jacket to school every morning. It is also time to replace your child's extra clothes with winter clothes. Please put your child's extra clothes in a plastic zip lock bag and remember to write your child's name on all items.

As we approach this time of thankfulness, we would like to acknowledge the wonderful parents who made our Halloween Parties a huge success...

Class Parties -
Thank you to all the wonderful parents that helped out with our parties helping the teachers w/ their parties and passing out candy to the children trick-o-treating to the classrooms. A special thanks to the families, friends and guests who took time to join us for the all of our festivities. The children all looked adorable and had fun in our parade, parties, and trick-or treating to the classrooms. Thanks to all the families that also brought so many extra treats for their classmates too.

Pizza Day -
Carlie, Elizabeth, Scarlett, Monty, Rhys, Malcolm, Lucy & Sydney.

School Supplies for our classrooms (Colored pencils, stickers, markers, art supplies etc.) -
Vincent, Jackson, Everleigh, Simone, Charlie, Lia, Emma G., Zachary, Cayden, Sydney & Levi.

Birthdays -
AnaLaura's 4th birthday - cookies.
Malcolm's 4th Birthday - cookies.

Snacks Or treats for Friends -
Bryce & Johnny, Gabe N., Malcolm & Breanna..

Toy Donations -
Gabriel R., Rhys, Melissa and Katie.

Halloween Parties -- Simone, James, Cayden, Zachary, AnaLaura, Scarlett, Tucker, Kiana, Lucy, Kiana, Carlie, Lia, Finn, Simon, Denali, Levi, Gracie, Monty, Breanna, Bryce, Johnny, Katie, Elizabeth, Brielle, Logan, Iris, Vanessa, Sydney, Everleigh, Emma G., Ellie, Brooklyn, Damian, Jackson, Vincent.

Plastic grocery bags - Bryce, Katie, Zachary & Johnny.

Teacher gifts and treats -- Kiana, Breanna, Ella, Lia and Emma G., Melissa, Zachary & Logan.

And anyone that we may have missed.

Thank you all so much for your generosity & kindness. Much Love, The Teddy Bear Staff.

Our Thanksgiving Luncheon Pizza Party, will be on Friday. November 17. We will have sign ups for our Luncheon.

Sandwich Day, will be on Thursday, November 16. Look on the sign in counter for sign ups for Sandwich day.

Please make sure that you check your child's art file every week. It is very exciting for your child, when you acknowledge his/her artwork. If you do not know where your child's art file is in your child's classroom please ask a staff member and we will be glad to help you.

Important notice to our parents...

Picture Day will be Wednesday, November 15th at 9am sharp. This is a pre-paid picture day. Only children who return an order form & payment by this day will have their picture taken. Please have your child here on time.

Please make a note of the following days that the school will be closed...

November 10th, Friday, Veterans Day.
November 23 - 24, Thursday and Friday, Thanksgiving.
December 26 - January 1. Christmas Vacation/New Years.

Curriculum themes for November.

Yellow Room, Red Room - Colors.
Green Room and Blue Room - Fruits and Vegetables.

Special Activities for November...

Nov 2, Thu - Family Day -- Please send a picture of your child's family to school on this day to share and talk about.

Nov 7, Tue - BROWN DAY -- Everyone should wear something brown today. Activities emphasize color brown.

Nov 8-9, Wed-Thu - NATIVE AMERICAN DAYS -- Making headbands, face painting, vest making and much more. visit our school.

Nov 10, Fri - SCHOOL CLOSED -- Veterans Day.

Nov 15, Wed -- Picture Day starting at 9am sharp. If your child does not come to school on Wednesday please talk to a staff member about switching days so that your child may participate.

Nov 16, Thu - Sandwich Day -- Everyone will be making his/her own sandwich for lunch today. Please sign up in our office for items on Sandwich day. Your child will prepare his/her favorite sandwich for lunch with all the fixings.

Nov 17, Fri - Thanksgiving Pizza Lunch -- Please do not send a lunch on this day. Teddy Bear is preparing a feast for our children. Please look for a sign up sheet in the office to bring in items for our party. If your child does not like cheese pizza or any of the luncheon items please send a lunch for your child on this day.

Nov 22, Wed - Book Day -- Talking about the importance of books and reading. Please send your child's favorite book to school to share and read in class. This is a good month to visit our local library.

November 23-24, Thu-Fri - CLOSED - Thanksgiving Holiday.

Happy Thanksgiving ! We hope that you have a safe and memorable Holiday.

Teddybear Preschool Staff