June 2021

Thematic Unit: Transformation

Essential Question: What is transformation and how do things change? We will be working on many activities that will help support students transition into Kindergarten.

Important Dates

  • Thursday June 3, 2021: Citywide PD for staff-no school for students
  • Tuesday June 8, 2021: Clerical Day- No School for students
  • Monday June 14, 2021: Virtual Multi-Cultural Night
  • Friday June 25, 2021: Last Day of School

Summer Activities

Please review our suggested summer reading list below. Please continue reading with your child everyday. We have also included a list of some fun family activities to try out over the summer!

Summer Reading List

Books to Support a Smooth Transition to Kindergarten for You and Your Child:

  • David Goes to School by David Shannon
  • Franklin Goes to School by Paulette Bourgeois
  • I Love You Little One by Nancy Tafuri
  • Little Rabbit Lost by Harry Horse
  • Llama, Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney
  • Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
  • The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
  • The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
  • What Mary Jo Shared? By Janice May Udry
  • When You Go to Kindergarten by James Howe
  • Will I have a Friend? By Miriam Cohen
  • You are Special Little One by Nancy Tafuri
  • You Go Away by Dorothy Corey

List of Summer Activities

  • LI Children’s Museum (Garden City)
  • Children’s Museum (Manhattan)
  • Transit Museum (Brooklyn)
  • Home Depot (building activities for kids)
  • Hall of Science (Flushing)
  • Queens Museum of Art (Flushing) free weekend art activities
  • Museum of Natural History (Manhattan)
  • Bronx Zoo(free on Wednesdays)
  • Queens County Farm(walkable from school)
  • Visit a library
  • Beaches / Pools
  • Parks
  • Go on a family picnic

Websites to visit


Happy Summer and Stay Safe!