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PreK 3B – Exploring Life Cycles

All about life cycles! PreK 3B has been learning all about life cycles and watching them unfold right in the classroom! We have been observing our caterpillars every day and noting the changes that are taking place. We learned the life cycle of a butterfly and read several butterfly books to help us explore this topic. We made our very own butterflies with droppers
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Fun with Letters S, E and W

The children have been super busy the past two weeks since we returned from spring break. The children have been focused on the letter S, E and W. They created beautiful lowercase letter E chick projects that are proudly hanging in our classroom!  We went on a letter hunt in our classroom and also discovered that 10 friends in our room have the letter E
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PreK-4C has been busy!

PreK-4C kicked off April with Mr. B and a study of bugs and insects.  The children learned all about the life cycle of a honeybee, and used pattern blocks to construct fun mosaics. In addition they practiced their numbers 10 through 20, by building bug towers and reviewing concepts like more, less, most and equal. They also had fun with process art, using “baking
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PreK-3A is growing!

Welcome back from spring break! We hope everyone had a restful week! This week the children learned about plants and the all the parts of a plant. They worked on planting marigolds seeds in clear plastic bags so that the children will be able to watch the root system grow. Our letter of the week this week was the Letter Uu.  The children made
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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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PreK-4B happy to be back!

4B had a wonderful week back from break. We enjoyed some beautiful days outside. Our letter person Mr. X visited us this week! We studied x-rays and talked about our hands and the bones and joints in them. We also made clouds and rainbows for our bulletin board. 4B continues to learn about kindness to others and filling someone else’s bucket from the book
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Happy Spring!

The Young Learners have had fun learning about spring weather during the month of April. As we play outside, we take notice of the trees and flowers, the changes that spring is bringing and of course the weather. It’s been wonderful to run, jump, climb and explore after the long winter! We’ve developed our fine motor skills using crayons, markers, paint, glue and play
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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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