Welcome to PreK Online!  
    Mrs. Marks and Mr. Ross
    McKinley Elementary
    Email:jmarks@eriesd.org and bross@eriesd.org
    Office Hours via email are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    Tuesday and Thursday 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

    We hope all of our students and their families are staying safe and healthy. For the remainder of the school year we will have weekly activities posted under the "Classroom Resources" tab. Every Sunday night new activities will updated for you and your child to complete during the week to continue learning and to have some fun with eachother! 
    Below are listed activities that your child can work on daily to prepare for kindergarten.
    *writing their name
    *recognizing letters A to Z
    *reconize numbers 1 to 10 or 1 to 20
    *look for shapes and colors around the house
    *read a book and ask them where the front and back cover are, point to a picture, point to a word. Ask what the author does and what the illustrator does.
    *allow time for reading books together, crafts/art time, and pretend play 
    *if you have scissors, practice cutting skills. You can have your child cut out coupons from grocery store ads. 
    *practice zipping your coat or hoodie
    *practice tying your shoelaces 
    *physical exercise: go to YouTube and type in gonoodle. There are a bunch of free dances and exercises on this website. www.gonoodle.com is a free website if you would like to sign up. We use it daily in our classroom.
    Please contact Mrs. Marks or Mr. Ross at our email address if you have questions or concerns!  😀