UPK March News

Hi everyone! Happy March!! We have a lot planned for this month, as always!!

First Steps St Patrick's Day ImageWe are going to Ireland, of course!! And setting the stage for St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th!

We are also following the Iditarod! These are the dog sled races that happen in Alaska every year! It’s the First Steps Iditarod Image1,000-mile race that takes place from Anchorage to Nome! It starts March 2 and we will be following and tracking the mushers, (the sled “drivers”) and their dogs as they race anywhere from 8 days to two weeks! We will be tracking them on the Alaskan map and learning all about mushers and veterinarians and endurance! We are coming off of the Olympics so all about strength and perseverance! And we will be using an authentic Iditarod sled!

First Steps Wacky Wednesday ImageWe are mixing in a week with Dr. Seuss to celebrate his birthday! Wednesday, March 8 is Wacky Wednesday at First Steps! Everything will be wacky!! Our classrooms, our outfits, our day!! Plan on sending your child in wearing anything they want! We will be!! The rest of the week we will be reading a lot of Dr. Seuss stories and haFirst Steps Magic Imageving extended fun with them through our classroom activities!

Our family Magic Show is Friday, March 9! Hope to see you there!!

We will also have picture day on March 16th!

First Steps Beach ImageBeach Day is March 20! Send your child in ready for the beach!! We are setting up the gym for a full “beach” experience!!

We are not in school the week before Easter, so will be “celebrating” that as well in March! So a lot to do in a busy month!! We are excited!

Miss Cathy Jaye