DOBSON MONTESSORI SCHOOL
SEPTEMBER 18 – 22, 2017
What is Montessori?
Working alone allows the child to think and analyze the activity in a way that suits his or her specific learning needs. The child loves being able to work through an activity without being told what to do by others.
We will all be engrossed during our reading circles this week as we enjoy more great children’s classics by Dr. Suess, Eric Carle and Esphyr Slobodkina. After reading One Fish Two Fish, a silly book about all kinds of fish, we will be sorting colors and learning about more and less. We will be putting our findings to work as we create a graph sorting our multi-colored goldfish snack. It’s starting to cool down and that means it’s time to get ready to plant our outside garden. After reading The Tiny Seed, we will be planting starter seeds inside to transplant to our garden. Look for carrots, peas, radishes and peppers to be popping up soon! Practical life activities are an important part of our classroom work and help a child gain independence and confidence. We will all be making our own lacing work to bring home and use. This is not only an important life skill to learn but also sharpens fine motor skills to use in other areas.
Remember, we offer a pizza lunch each Friday catered by Little Caesars. For $3.50 your child gets two slices of pizza, juice and cookies. Ordering by Wednesday helps us to order the correct amount for the week. Thanks!
It’s not too late to order magazines while supporting our upper division students’ study trip. Drop off your order form by Tuesday, or go online and order all year at www.gaschoolstore.com. Be sure to enter our school number so we get credit: 2676427.