Family Curriculum Monday is an opportunity for families to come and go online at their leisure to Farmington Preschool Academy between the times of 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. During this time different activities will be completed by preschool staff. Each session will be 15 minutes long. 

This Monday we will work with reading comprehension, rhyming, and phonemic awareness. Families are encouraged to do the  activities with their students to see what they are learning. Below is the schedule of activities with a list of supplies needed and a description.  It can also be found in the attachment for easier printing.  Please contact your child's teacher if you have any questions.  

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Title of Activity

Supply List




Rhyme time with the Cat in The Hat

None needed

Recite rhymes, explore rhyming words



Phonemic Awareness games

None needed

There will be two steps. Using "Llama, Llama Red Pajama", we will picture walk through the story and then we will read the book.


Kelly R/Elaine S

7.2 Reading Comprehension

Paper and Crayons

Read a story The Little Old Lady Who wasn't afraid of anything and let students answer questions and draw pictures about the story



Nursery Rhyme 3 Billy Goats Gruff

None needed

Read the story and use the puppets to tell the story and ask questions about it. 


Kelly H. & Stacey E

7.2 Reading Comprehension

If students wish to dress up in a costume, they can! 

T-Rex Trick-or-Treats by Lois G. Grambling. As Mrs. Kelly H. reads aloud, Ms. Stacey Edgar portrays the part of "Rex".  Rex can't decide what he wants to be for Halloween. Everything he thinks of just isn't uniquely frightening enough.  Students will make a prediction as to what Rex is going to be for Halloween. 



Pumpkin Name Puzzle

Orange construction paper, scissors and a marker.

Help child draw a pumpkin on orange construction paper and have them cut out the pumpkin. After have child write their name on the pumpkin, make sure letters in their name is 2 inches apart.  After have them draw lines between the letters and have them cut on the line.  Mix up the letters or strips they cut out and have them put the pumpkin back together.  Also have them put their name back in order. 



Rhyme and Counting

Q-tips, scissors, piece of paper (1 white, 1 black preferably), glue

We will be reading 10 Little monsters.  After we finish reading the book, we will create a skeleton out of Q-tips by drawing a face and cutting it out. We will then glue the Q-tips on the paper as bones.  After we finish, we will count how many bones it took to make each child's skeletons. 



Phonemic Awareness games

None needed

Scat the Cat, Mouse in the House



Muffin Tin Syllable game

None needed

Students will learn about syllables by clapping out words, then they will take turns telling us how many syllables are in the words placed in bottom of a muffin tin. Then we will place buttons in the muffin tin to represent the syllables in the word.


Kim and Elayne

Room on a Broom

Brown & yellow construction paper, scissors, glue

Read Room on a Broom point out Rhyming words. See if the students can guess what will happen next. Then after the story we will make our own cool broom. 



Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? 7.2: Demonstrates comprehension of a story "read aloud"

None needed

Read Brown Bear using the book, puppets, and pocket chart characters. Students will participate in an active reading of the story. If time allows, we will play a hide and seek game with the characters from the story.



Preschool Writing Activities

White board, dry erase marker, journal and pencil

We will go over the Literacy Essential Indicator 8.3 Writing with parents to help them understand what is developmentally appropriate writing skills and activities. We will do a writing activity together with their child.  

Here is the PK-12 STUDENT NUTRITION NEWSLETTER from Farmington Schools Food Service Director located here

Thanks so much to the staff and families that participated in our open house last night. It was wonderful to be able to interact and answer questions that you have about the upcoming year. We are looking forward to continually learning and growing together. For those who were unable to make it, below is a pdf of the presentation that was given. As always if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

FPA Open House.pdf

Here is the most up to date Covid-19 support guide for Farmington Municipal Schools. 

COVID 19 Support Guide

On Tuesday, August 18, 2020 we will begin to operate and serve breakfast and lunch meals curbside under the National School Lunch Program to any Preschool through 12th grade students enrolled to attend Farmington Municipal Schools during SY 20/21. For more information please see the attached file. 
 FMS Meal Program 2020-2021.pdf

Below are the guidance for the Virtual Program Guidance, as well as the Remote Learning Guidance as developed by Farmington Municipal Schools.