Laura Jumes


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Welcome to Mrs Jumes' kindergarten class at BFCCPS!  Don't forget to sign up for a screening and social group time!

Please watch this welcome video.  I can't wait to meet you all in a few weeks!

Mrs Jumes :)

Kindergarten Supplies Checklist


Please prepare your child for school by providing the following items. Please bring them with you on the first day of school. 


Individual Supplies:

    • Backpack labeled with your child’s name.
    • Small shoebox or ziplock bag labeled with your child’s name containing a full set of extra clothes. This will remain in the classroom for the school year. Please include a shirt, pants, socks and underwear. Each piece of clothing should be labeled with your child’s name.

  • Extra masks  Each student needs to have 3 reusable masks/face coverings in a resealable bag labeled with your child's name and teacher. *Masks must have ear loops and may not be neck gaiters, bandanas or have ties to secure around the head.
  • Photo of your child (as close up as possible-wallet size) with your child’s name on the back. Only if you did not bring one at kindergarten screening in June.


    • One plastic coated two pocket folder labeled with your child’s name.  This is used daily for notes and papers to and from school

  • Tissues; if you could provide an individual pack of tissues for your child to keep in the classroom, that would be great.  We will have tissues in the classroom as well.


    • Completed Summer Reading Logs

  • We will be sending home bags with materials for your child to use while learning remotely; please make sure your child has scissors and a glue stick as these will not be sent home and may be needed for some activitie

Option to Donate Classroom Supplies (these are not mandatory donations and can also be sent in anytime throughout the school year):

  • Roll of paper towels
  • Container of Baby Wipes
  • Box of tissues

BFCCPS Kindergarten Summer Reading Suggestions 

Alphabet A My Name is Alice - Jane Bayer Eating the Alphabet-Lois Ehlert LMNO Peas-Keith Baker Alphaoops! The Day Z Went First -Alethea Kontis 

Colors Is It Red? Is It Yellow? Is It Blue? - Tana Hoban Mouse Paint - Ellen Stoll Walsh Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf - Lois Elhert Who Said Red? - Mary Serfozo 

Counting Rooster’s Off to See the World - Eric Carle Fish Eyes -Lois Ehlert One is a Snail Ten is a Crab - April Pulley Sayre and Jeff Sayre Five Little Monkeys - Eileen Christelow One Hungry Monster - Susan Heyboer O'Keefe Ten Black Dots - Donald Crews 

Multicultural Bright Eyes, Brown Skin - Cheryl Hudson Hats, Hats, Hats - Ann Morris Knots on a Counting Rope - Bill Martin Two Eyes, A Nose And A Mouth - Roberta Intrater 

Rhyme There’s a Wocket in my Pocket-Dr. Seuss Green Eggs and Ham-Dr. Seuss Each Peach, Pear, Plum - Allan Ahlberg Over in the Meadow - John Langstaff The Itsy Bitsy Spider-Iza Trapani 

School Froggy Goes to School- Jonathan London School Bus - Donald Crews Timothy Goes to School - Rosemary Wells Franklin Goes to School Paulette Bourgeois 

Science Growing Vegetable Soup - Lois Ehlert A House for a Hermit Crab - Eric Carle Weather Words - Gail Gibbons Digging Up Dinosaurs - Aliki 

Pumpkin, Pumpkin - Jeanne Titherington Over In The Meadow - John Langstaff 

Character *Note- There are discussion questions under each character section to help spark conversation about positive character traits. 

Caring and Compassion 

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge-Mem Fox Each Kindness-Jaqueline Woodson The Last Stop on Market Street-Matt de la Pena *How were you kind today? What did you do? What did you say? 


Sheila Rae the Brave- Kevin Henkes Thunder Cake -Patricia Polacco Courage-Bernard Waber *Choose one of the stories; how was the character brave? How did he/she feel? What would you have done in the same situation? 

Honesty The Boy Who Cried Wolf-B.G. Hennessy The Berenstain Bears and the Truth-Stan and Jan Berenstain *Why is it important to tell the truth? 

Respect Yoko-Rosemary Wells *”Treat others the way you want to be treated”; what is one way you can show this quote? 

Perseverance The Little Engine that Could -Watty Piper The Very Busy Spider- Eric Carle *Think of one thing that is really hard for you to do (swimming in the deep end, riding a bike without training wheels, doing the monkey bars); how can you keep trying and what can you tell yourself to stay positive and not give up? 

Tolerance The Crayon Box That Talked - Shane DeRolf Same, Same but Different -Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw *It’s important to remember that even though we are different, we are all people! How are people the same? How are they different? 

Manners My Mouth is a Volcano-Julia Cook Time to Say Please-Mo Willems Madeline Says Merci-the always be polite book -John Bemelmans-Marciano *What manners words do you use each day? When do you use them? Why are they important?











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