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About me

Hello, my name is Laura Burns. I am the Lead E3 teacher. I started in the P1 classroom in 2016 but I have about 10-12 years experience working with kids from 1 to 12. I have a lot of exciting and fun activities planned and can't wait to see your child grow.

June is here!

Important Dates:

18th–  Fathers Day

1922–  4th Quarter Testing

23rd–  All School Picnic 10:00am-12:00pm at Shelter House #2 Shawnee Lake, Graduation- 3:00pm at the VA Theater

THEMES:

Nursery Rhymes

Circus

Father’s Day

4th Quarter Testing/Graduation

We have a lot of summer activities planned for June. We will plant our carrot plants we started from seeds and spending a lot of time outside.

With the weather getting warmer if you’d like to send a refillable water bottle to school that would be great. I’ll have a container so we can bring take them out with us on the playground. Also, if you have not brought in sun screen please do so.

This month we will also be celebrating dads. We will spend quite a bit of time talking about why they are special. If you have any pics of your children with their dads, can you send one to school please?

April Showers

Important Dates 

  • 4/14- Trike-A-Thon
  • 4/10-4/14- Book Fair
  • 4/17- NO SCHOOL
  • 4/22 – Earth Day

Themes:

  • 4/3- 4/7- Seasons
  • 4/10-4/14- Easter/ Trike-A-Thon
  • 4/17-4/21- Earth/ Recycling
  • 4/24-4/28- Plants

Student Of the Month: Amiyah

Language Arts: We love our Animated Alphabet and will be continuing it. We will also work on tracing skills. We do shape and color recognition every day at circle time and everyone is doing really well. Along with that we will begin daily scissor time. If you have old magazines please bring them in. We love cutting them up. 

Math: We will be doing more math worksheets and trying to get our recognition of the numbers 0-10 mastered. We are working with flash cards at circle time every day to help.  

Science/Social Studies/Art: I have many fun activities based on the theme of the week.

March Madness

Important Date:

  • 3/13 – 3/16 : Testing Week
  • 3/17 : Parent / Teacher Conference
  • 3/20 – 3/21 : NO SCHOOL/ Spring Break

Themes:

  •  2/27 – 3/3 : Dr. Seuss
  • 3/6 – 3/10 : Dr. Seuss
  • 3/13 – 3/17 : St. Patrick’s (TESTING WEEK)
  • 3/20 – 3/24 : Solar System 

Student Of the Month: Marcus

Language Arts: We love our Animated Alphabet and will be continuing it. We will also work on our cutting and tracing skills. We work on shape and color recognition every day and everyone is doing really well. Now that we have our daily routine down, we will be doing more hands on art in the afternoons. You’ll notice more “Picasso-esque” art coming home.

Math: We will be doing more math worksheets and trying to get our recognition of the numbers 0-10 done. We have started to count to 30 and recognition of 0 to 20.

Science/Social Studies/Art: I have many fun activities based on the theme of the week.

Falling for February

Student of the month: Marcus

Themes:

  • 1/30 to 2/3: Machines and magnets
  • 2/5 to 2/10: Valentines day
  • 2/13 to 2/16: Animals
  • 2/20 to 2/24: Animals

Dates to Remember

  • February 14th: Valentine’s day party
  • February 17th: No school
Language Arts: We love our Animated Alphabet and will be continuing it. We will also work on our cutting and tracing skills. We work on shape and color recognition every day and everyone is doing really well.

MathWe will be doing more math worksheets and trying to get our recognition of the numbers 0-10 done. We have started to count to 30 and recognition of 0 to 20.

Science/Social Studies/ArtI have many fun activities based on the theme of the week.

Happy New Year!

P1 Wish List: CLICK HERE

Student of the month: Aurea

Themes:

  • Jan 2nd- 6th Fairytales
  • Jan 9th- 13th Folktales
  • Jan 16th-20th Kansas
  • Jan 23rd- 27th Kansas

Dates to Remember

  • January 1, 2017 – Happy New Year!
  • January 2, 2017 – School Resumes
  • January 9 – January 13 – 2nd Quarter Testing
  • Spirit Week:
    • Monday 1/9: Neon Day 
    • Tuesday 1/10: Western Day
    • Wednesday 1/11: Workout Day (Exercise Clothes)
    • Thursday 1/12: Circle of Life Day (Dress Young or Old or anything in between)
    • Friday 1/13: PJ Day 

Language Arts: We will continue with the Animated Alphabet and alphabet art this month, as well as singing our alphabet and introducing the students to the letters in their names. We will continue to work on letter recognition throughout the month.

Math: Most of our math is done during circle time with flashcards and counting; as well as number recognition activities. The students enjoy hands-on activities and file folder games that they are able to complete independently.

Sensory/Art: The class enjoys sensory time and working with manipulatives. We will make hot chocolate and snow this month and are very excited to play in the “snow”. 

Introduction

Hello, my name is Laura Burns. I am the Lead P1 teacher. I just started at the beginning of December but I have about 10-12 years experience working with kids from 1 to 12. I have a lot of exciting and fun activities planned and can’t wait to see your child grow.