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Building with 3A

For the past two weeks, the children have been exploring a mini study on construction and building.  The children used a variety of materials including branches, blocks, pool noodles and tinker toys to build houses and buildings.  They explored and discovered which materials are the strongest, which are difficult to build with and which were the most fun! Now that spring has arrived and the weather
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Farm Fun!

PreK 3B had a blast exploring and learning about our new class theme – the Farm! We made our own red barn project by cutting animals and singing “Old McDonald had a Farm” to our friends while picking a different animal each time. The children loved sharing and retelling the story to their friends, a wonderful language skill that they have been practicing! This
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PreK 4C Welcomes Spring!

Our students closed out March with an exciting visit to the FPC food pantry! Each child brought an item to the pantry and learned all about what happens to the donations.  We took a tour of the facilities, sorted food into categories, stocked shelves and even checked expiration dates!     We welcomed spring with a study of the letter X and fossils. We
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4B Loves to Garden!

4B is loving the beginning of Spring!! We loved learning from Mr. G! He taught us all about great, green grapes and garden vegetables. We made frogs and bees for Spring for our bulletin board. We also did our own planting and learned about the lifecycle of the plant. We had our own sensory garden bin. We “picked” and “planted” vegetables and matched them
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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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YL Growing by Leaps and Bounds!

Our Young Learners are growing by leaps and bounds! We enjoy getting messy by exploring colors with paint and chalk. We welcomed spring by celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, getting back out on the playground and creating beautiful forsythia pictures in class. We had fun balancing as many bean bags in our heads as possible and making patterns with hats. We loved the story, Caps
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3A Welcomes Spring

Over the last few weeks, 3A has been working hard on letter recognition and sound recognition!  We have been exploring and practicing the letters R, K and O.  The children were using fine motor skills to build rainbows, sew tails on kites and create an orange octopus.  The children also started an exploration of balls. They discovered the different games and sports we can play with balls,
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Having Fun with Color!

The last few weeks of Pre-K 3B have been COLORFUL and FUN! We studied rainbows and weather patterns – including wind and rain. The children loved making colorful projects and exploring rainbows through math, science and literacy hands-on activities. An overall favorite of the class was creating our color wheel. Thank you to all the parents who contributed materials for this project! The children
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Welcome Spring!

4B has had a wonderful March! Mr. R came to visit us! We learned all about rhymes, ribbons and rainbows and had lots of fun with riddles and jokes over snack and lunch. We made rainbows and pots of gold and discussed things that are more special than gold in our lives like our families and our friends. Mr. Q also came to visit!
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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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