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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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PreK 4C Closes Out Our Winter Season

PreK 4C closed out the winter season with a study on arctic animals.  We enjoyed fingerprinting our polar bear murals and conducted a cool science experiment to see which melts ice faster:  warm water, salt or sugar!  After our students predicted warm water as the winner, we were surprised to learn that SALT melted ice the fastest!  We also had an exciting visit from
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Pre-K3B is having fun!

Pre-K3B had a fun filled week learning all about our teeth and proper dental hygiene. We had a special visit from a local dental hygienist who taught us about our teeth. We learned a lot!In the classroom, the children enjoyed exploring hands on activities about teeth which included brushing LEGO teeth in a water table, learning brushing teeth songs and making play doh teeth.
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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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