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  • Kate's Plans




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    Special Activities


    Fall is the time when leaves fall off the trees.

    Autumn   Leaves

    We will sponge paint leaf stencils.


    Fall is one of our 4 seasons.


    We will dress the weather bear in appropriate clothes for Fall.

    We will make a wheel representing the 4 seasons.


    Pumpkins come from seeds.

    From Seed to Pumpkin

    We will learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin.

    We will use a shaving cream and glue mixture to paint on pumpkin shapes.


    In Fall the leaves begin to change colors.

    Red Leaf Yellow Leaf

    We will paint some leaves on a tree.

    We will do some leaf matching and use some leaf glitter to decorate.


    Fall is a time to harvest.

    The Surprise Garden

    We will explore the inside of a pumpkin.

    We will roast the pumpkin seeds and eat them.

    Changes to the Environment

    Our dramatic play area will feature a pumpkin patch. We will sort small pumpkins for small motor play. We will play with pumpkin spice playdough for sensory play. We will use magna tiles for construction play. Our art area will have pumpkin shapes to decorate with faces. We will use small wheelbarrows in our pumpkin patch for large motor play.

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