Home   Articles posted by admin (Page 2)

admin

Posts byadmin

Enrichment update!

Our enrichment students had a busy week last week! The kids were involved with numerous fun activities. In cooking we made delicious s’mores brownies, which got a thumbs up from all of the students! In literacy we practiced our reading and word skills, the kids especially enjoyed using the stamp markers! And in music we sang songs and danced on our dinosaur feet! These
Learn more »


The three’s are busy bees!

2019 is off to a nice busy start for in the 3s!  The children have been working on letter and sound recognition, as well as counting and sorting items in our classroom!   They have been working on tracing their names, cutting with scissors, and creating beautiful works of art!  The class started our Clothing Study this month, exploring different types of clothes, why
Learn more »


The Children In The 5 Day Pre-K Had A Super Week!

The children were so surprised to see Ms S standing in our sand table!  The children had so much fun creating snowmen and making patterns with snowflakes. Ms. S brought a mystery bag and the children were delighted to discover she brought them all the ingredients to eat her favorite snack which is soup!  The children truly enjoyed Silly Sock Day  and all the
Learn more »


PreK-4C is so HAPPY to kick of the New Year!

The children arrived back to school after the HOLIDAYS with a visit from Mr. H and  his HAPPY HAIR! The children worked on their fine motor skills with a new HOLE punch art project and had lots scissor practice cutting fancy HAIR styles. We learned all about the types of HOMES that people and animals live in, and we built HUGE HOUSES with all sorts
Learn more »


PreK-3B goes arctic!

We have been learning all about arctic animals in Pre K 3B. We started this unit with polar bears. We did a science experiment where we felt ice water (it was cold!) then we put Crisco around a rubber glove and put our hands back in the water (it was warm!). This acted like a polar bear’s blubber, which keeps them warm in the
Learn more »


Music and Movement

On January 4th our focus was on movement. We read The Tortoise and The Hare and talked about the lesson the fable is teaching us – slow and steady wins the race. We drew some pictures illustrating the story, and for some more fun we then split into teams and ran relay races! It was hard to get good pictures because we love to
Learn more »


Spelling their way to success!

The afternoon enrichment class had a lot of fun! They read the alphabet rescue book, learning about the wacky adventures of lowercase letters. The kids then put their spelling skills on display by solving spelling puzzles! The kids worked together to spell the words pictured on the pieces. Between the puzzles, letter matching, and story our kids had quite the exciting day! Click on
Learn more »


Young learners learn about the tundra

In the Young Learner class we’ve been learning about animals in the arctic, such as polar bears, snowshoe hares and snowy owls. We’ve discussed the color white and why it helps the animals in their environment. We’ve also been sorting clothing items, determining which items are better worn in warmer or colder weather. Our class had fun working together to match mittens and make
Learn more »


PreK-4B Starting the new year strong!

4B has had a great 2019 so far! We had yoga and had some fun with a parachute and the tunnel. Ms. K also came to visit! She loves to kick and has taught us a lot about kindness. We read “Have You Filled A Bucket Today!”. We all have buckets in our classroom that we are filling with pompoms when we do something
Learn more »


STEM: Buildings inspired by historical landmarks

In STEM this week the children looked at pictures of historical landmarks and tried to build a small scale model using different sized blocks. Working either individually, in pairs or in a small group the children had fun trying to figure out the best way to duplicate the landmarks. Examples of what they tried to build were The Tower Bridge in London, The Golden
Learn more »