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PreK-4A learning about pets!

In preparing for our chick eggs to arrive next week, the children started a unit on pets. The children used toothpicks and jelly beans to build a house for their chicks. We sorted animals that would make good pets and created a list of how to take care of them in the Vet Center. The children graphed the kinds of pets each family had
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5 Day PreK Has Been Busy!

The children have been learning about all the different types of transportation. They graphed their favorite type and discussed the best kinds to get you to certain places. The children created name trains to develop beginning sound skills. Their trains could only carry items that began with the beginning letter of their name. The children met Mrs. J and they learned all the ways
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PreK 4A Special Guests

We have had some very special guests spend time in our classroom. The children love meeting new people and enjoyed the time spent with these special visitors. The children celebrated St. Patrick’s Day by forming numbers and counting gold pieces to match.  They received a note from a leprechaun and used boxes, paper, sticks and glitter to build a trap to try and catch
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The Children In The Mrs. Smith’s Pre-K Class Have Had A Busy Few Weeks!

The children were greeted by Ms. M and kicked off a unit on Space. The children became “astronauts” and blasted off and walked on the moon. They learned about the phases of the moon, stars and our planets. The children loved using toothpicks to write their name in the stars and they also loved creating a new planet using watercolors. The children used magazines
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5 Day Pre-K’s Terrific Few Weeks Of Learning And Fun

With the weather being so cold, the children enjoyed free choice learning time. They used their imaginations and built zoos with the blocks and animals, created books to share in our art and writing center and made words with our magnet board.  When the cold weather broke, the children loved to run and play outside!  Ms T, our letter person paid a visit and
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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
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The children in the 5-day Pre-K loved meeting Mr. B.

Mr. B talked to the children about hibernation and which animals hibernate.  He shared wonderful bear stories like, Corduroy and The Three Bears.  The children enjoy sorting objects by size and making patterns with buttons.  Mr. D delighted the children by always dancing with them.  He turned our housekeeping center into a DESSERT center.  The children loved the ice cream, cupcakes and cookies!  He
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WISHING EVERYONE A HAPPY AND HEALTHY THANKSGIVING! MRS. SMITH AND MRS. CLANCY ARE THANKFUL FOR YOU ALL

The children in the 5-day Pre-K class have been very busy getting ready for Thanksgiving.  Ms. V, our Letter Person, paid a visit and turned our housekeeping area into a VEGGIE STAND.  The children loved making lists of the things they needed to buy and loved paying the cashier when they were done shopping.  Mrs. V brought VESTS with her and the children cut
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The children in Mrs. Smith’s Class met our Letter People Ms. P and Mr. N!

The children met Ms. P, one of our Letter People.  With her visit she turned our housekeeping center into a Pizzeria.  The children learned how to take pizza orders, make pizzas, and also use a cash register to have the customers pay for their orders.  The children also learned about how pumpkins grow, what we can make from pumpkins and the children also made
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WE LEARNED SO MUCH THIS WEEK AND HAD FUN TOGETHER!

The children started a unit on Community Helpers.  They learned about different jobs and what these workers need to know and use to do their job.  They enjoyed a visit from Mr. Loretti, a police officer, who told them all about what police officers do.  The children also were taught about fire safety from a visit from local Metuchen fire fighters.  Thank you so
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