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We did some fun science projects with baking soda and corn starch in Science Enrichment.

 


We had a great week including a visit from the Metuchen Fire Department. We learned how to “Stop, Drop, and Roll” and we also enjoyed learning about Mr. H this week.

This week we met Mr. H “happy hair” and worked on our scissor skills cutting green yarn to make happy hair.  We also decoded letters for the phrase happy halloween and made ghosts with our hands.  We read some books from Mr. H like “Where Is Mr. H?”, “Who Will Help?” and “Henny Penny“.  All of the books discussed sharing.        


We learned about Fire Safety & “Stop, Drop, and Roll”. We also learned about the Letter Dd & did fun projects together.

This week the children learned about Fire Safety with a special visit from the Metuchen Fire Department Monday morning.  They practiced “Stop, Drop, and Roll” and what they should do in case of a fire. The children practiced fine motor skills and letter tracing, created apple and worm projects and learned about our Letter of the Week: Dd.  The children had outdoor fun with
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We had a great week learning about fire safety, playing games and reading books together.

We spent our week learning about being safe, fire drills and how firefighters help us.  We played games, read books and made projects together to help us learn.


In Reading we had fun retelling and sequencing a poem. We also made letters with Kinects toys.

We enjoyed retelling and sequencing the poem “The Five Little Apples.”. The children noticed the order of the animals going from smallest to largest.  They retold the story by acting it out with felt animals using a felt board.  It was a fun afternoon! We were also busy building letters with Kinects toys.      


We made and enjoyed delicious pancakes and sausage in Kids Cooking Enrichment class this week.

We had a great time making pancakes and sausage.  The children learned about cooking safety and hygiene.  They also learned how to set the table and we talked about table manners.  We also cleaned up together. We read “Pancakes, Pancakes” by Eric Carle and talked about the steps to making pancakes and how important it is to eat a good breakfast.      
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The children made monoprints in Art Enrichment this week!

  The children made monoprints by painting on plastic surfaces, drawing designs in the paint with cotton swabs and placing the paper over the paint.  We discussed the prefix “mono” and its meaning.  We also mentioned that each piece was unique or a one of a kind.            


We had another wonderful week!

We had a fun filled week of Fall activities, play-dough, hula hoops and more.  The children enjoyed playing and learning together.  


Young Learner’s had another busy week playing and learning together.

We had a very busy week! We painted together, sorted the colors of Fall leaves, explored textures while decorating acorns, and of course we played together!


The children had an apple tasting of red and green apples and practiced writing the letter A.

The children had another wonderful week exploring apples and the start of the fall season.  We turned our kitchen area into a Farmer’s Market for the month of October, where the children can pretend to be shoppers and store owners buying and selling fruits and vegetables! The children practiced writing the letter A and created two different apple projects.  They also did a taste test of
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