Look Outside

How are the seasons different?

Hello Families!

Get ready to explore, read, and play! Children learn all the time, and your involvement is crucial. Here you will find the tools you need to support your little learner at home. Here we grow!

Let's Celebrate!

In the weeks ahead, children will make leaf prints, draw pictures of the weather, and explore the changing seasons as they play, sing, and read. You will be invited to join in as we share stories and describe what we have learned about seasons.

Family Letters

Hello, Families! Learn what we are talking about each week, and discover some simple activities you can do at home. Literacy is everyday practices, not just something that happens in school.

Volunteer Notes

You can help! In the coming weeks, be on the look-out for volunteer requests, or contact your teacher to learn how you can participate.

Celebration Notes

Day by day, week after week, your little ones are growing and changing. Notice when they can drink from a cup, fasten their shoes, or sing a familiar song. Congratulate them with a delighted "Look at you go!"

Theme 3: Look Outside

Sunshine, breezes, rain, and snoweach season brings changes to the world around us. This month, little ones notice and describe these changes as they explore how to dress for and enjoy each season.

Try This!

Your commitment is the key to your little learner's success. Ready to unlock a bright future? Do these daily activities and routines at home!

Asking Questions

Ask: What do you like best about fall? What special things do we do in fall?

Letter Hunt

Find things in your home that begin with the letter P.


Look for books about snow, such as The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.

Shape Hunt

Hunt for circles on a walk in your neighborhood.

Sound Hunt

What things in this room start with the sound that the letter B spells? What things in this room start with the sound that the letter D spells?


Go outside to a park or garden. Talk about the clothes you chose to wear. Describe what you see, hear, smell, and feel.


Line up shells, pebbles, or other items to form a pattern and describe the pattern.

Asking Questions

Ask: What would you like to do in summer? Why do you like this activity?

Ready Rosie

Log in to ReadyRosie for additional at-home activities. The Modeled Moment videos show you how to carry out quick activities anytime, anywhere.

Digital Bookshelf

Reading to your child every day is both life-changing and easy! Access Unite for Literacy for short theme-related books, with audio available in a variety of languages.

Play Javi's Whirly World

Buckle Up! Take a ride with Javi the Helicopter as he introduces children to the world of letters and numbers. Learning has never been so fun! Use the Javi's Whirly World games to play and learn together.

Queen Bee's Letter Train

Skill Set Includes

Letter Recognition

Motor Skills

Flora's Number Farm

Skill Set Includes

Math Knowledge

Motor Skills

Bella's Super Sounds

Skill Set Includes

Letter Sound Knowledge

Motor Skills

Javi's Make and Takeaway Words

Skill Set Includes

Phonological Awareness

Motor Skills

Box and Purr Explore Word Planets

Skill Set Includes

Language and Vocabulary

Motor Skills

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