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We had an incredible time with Mr. I this week!

The 5 Day Pre-K children had an INTERESTING and INTRIGUING week.  The children learned about globes and maps and they made a map of part of our world.  The children learned about the Arctic Circle and Antarctica.  They compared those environments to our’s in Metuchen.  They also learned about polar bears and penguins.  The children were surprised to learn that they live on opposite
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We had an exciting week with Mr.O and using our imaginations.

The children in the 5 day Pre-K class had an exciting week. Mr O came for a visit and the children loved all the activities he brought but they loved the opposite matching game the best! I would like to wish everyone a wonderful holiday and a fun filled time with family over the holiday break.   The children learned the nursery rhyme, Rub-a-dub
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Our week was filled with holiday activities and we had fun with Ms. K.

The children had a very busy week in our class.  They learned about the various holidays that are celebrated in December.  The children met Ms. K and learned about kindness.  We hope each family will enjoy our class book the children made about ways to be kind.


We had a spectacular week with Mr. D, Decorating and Designing. We did a fun science project and so much more!

The children in the five day Pre-K class were DEFINITELY surprised to DISCOVER Mr D hiding DOWN low!  He brought many DECORATIONS for the children to make to prepare for the upcoming holidays in DECEMBER.  The children also read two stories about gingerbread children and created a Venn diagram to compare the two stories.  The children also made a graph to find out what
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The Pre-K Class had another busy week filled with Letters and Birthdays!

The children in the 5 day Pre-K class had a very busy week. The children began a science unit on animals in winter. They learned about animals that hibernate and also about animals that migrate to warmer places. The children made bird feeders to take care of the animals that stay in our area all winter long. I think the most exciting time this
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We had a busy week preparing for Thanksgiving.

The children in the 5 day Pre-K had a busy week.  They prepared for Thanksgiving by talking about what they are thankful for. They created turkeys. There was so many gobble gobble sounds in the room! The children drew pictures of their favorite Thanksgiving Day foods and also learned how to set a holiday table. The children also enjoyed a visit from Ms V.
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Even though it was a short week we were busy with many fun activities!

Even though this was a short week, it was busy and filled with many fun activities. The children concluded their science study on leaves and trees by making three dimensional trees out of clay. All the trees came out amazing and it was also a wonderful fine motor activity.  The children also incorporated  many of the things we found on our nature walk into
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We had a fun filled week learning about trees, meeting Mrs L and doing a great science experiment!

The children in the 5 Day Pre-K had a fun filled week. The children started a science unit on trees. They learned about the parts of a tree, different kinds of trees, what food comes from trees and why trees are important. They also loved meeting Mrs L and hearing her longest laugh!  Mrs L taught them how to lace letters and to look
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We had an exciting week with Mr. N!

The children in the 5 day Pre-K class had an exciting week.  Mr. N came to visit and brought a NICE bunch of activities for the children to experience. The children learned about NOCTURNAL animals.  They created the life cycle of spiders and folded triangles to create bats.  Folding triangles was such a wonderful problem solving activity.  Mr.N brought NEWSPAPERS for the children to
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The Five Day Pre-K class had an exciting week!

The Five Day Pre-K class had an exciting week!  The children walked downtown to learn about different occupations and saw all the things that make up a town.  They were surprised to see Mrs. P (another letter person) hiding behind purple paint and enjoyed playing with her.  The children also learned all about pumpkins and how they grow.  The children all agree that learning
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