Creative Curriculum at FELS

Gutman Early Learning Center

September – Beginning of the School Year / All About Me

Author – Kevin Henkes

Event: Back to School Night at Gratz College

October – Farm & Pets

Author – Eric Carle

Events: Farm Trip, Fall Pictures, Fall Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November – Family & Bread

Author – Todd Parr

Events: Thanksgiving Feast

 

 

 

 

 

 

December – Gutman Goes Around the World

Author – Jennifer Dewing

Events: Hanukkah Show, Gutman Goes Around the World

 

 

 

 

 

January – Trees

Author – Shel Silverstein

Events: Tree Museum / Gutman Arboretum

February – Simple Machines

Author – Donald Crews

Events: Touch a Truck

 

 

 

 

 

 

March – Clothing

Author – Dr. Seuss

Events: Touch a Truck

 

 

 

 

April – Buildings

Author – Gail Gibbons

Events: Rita’s Water Ice Fundraiser, Building Gallery

 

 

 

 

 

May – Making Music

Author – Doreen Cronin

Events: Muffins for Mom, Chick Hatching

June – Roads / Travel & Transportation

Author – Maurice Sendak

Events: Gan & Pre-K Graduations, Donuts for Dad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kehillah Early Learning Center

September – Beginning the Year

October – Pets, Farm Animals

November – Buildings

December – Hanukkah & Clothes

January – Music

February – Roads

March – Dinosaurs & Animals

April – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

May – Tree Study

 

 

June – Insects

Kol Ami Early Learning Center

September / October (Beginning of the Year)

  • Rosh Hashana / Yom Kippur
  • Sukkot
  • Simchat Torah
  • Fall
  • Columbus Day
  • Quiver Farm – Apple Press Program
  • Nutrition
  • Fire Prevention Week
  • Parent Night Project

November / December (Trees)

  • Election Day
  • Thanksgiving – Feast
  • Hanukkah & Sing-a-long
  • Mitzvah Project

January (Buildings)

  • New Year
  • Winter
  • Multi-Cultural
  • Dental Health
  • Martin Luther King

February/March (Clothing)

  • Presidents Day
  • Read Across America
  • Storytelling with Bill Wood
  • Purim
  • Community Shabbat Dinner

April / May (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)

  • Week of the Young Child
  • Earth Day
  • Matzah Bakery
  • Passover Seder
  • Spring
  • Quiver Farm chick hatching
  • Mitzvah Project
  • Mother’s Day

June (Balls)

  • Flowers
  • Insects
  • Five Senses
  • Fathers Day
  • Graduation and Picnic

K’tonton Early Learning Center

  • Beginning of the Year and the Jewish Holidays
  • Clothing
  • Buildings
  • Hanukkah
  • Trees
  • Healthy Bodies
  • Balls & Physical Fitness
  • Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle
  • End of the Year Wrap Up!

Lassin Early Learning Center

  • September: Getting to know you, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot
  • October – November: Fall & Clothing
  • November – January: Hanukkah & Buildings
  • January – February: Balls
  • February – March: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Purim
  • April – May: Trees & Passover
  • May – June: End of the School Year

Paley Early Learning Center

  • September – October: Building Study
  • October – November: Pet Study
  • November – January: Making Music Study
  • January – February: Simple Machines Study
  • February – March: Insects Study
  • April – May: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Study
  • May – June: Exercise Study