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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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PreK-3B learning more letters!

R is for Reptile and G is for Garden!!Before spring break PreK 3B learned all about the letter Rr and reptiles! We wrapped up the week by a special performance of the Lizard guys, which reinforced all of the new vocabulary we learned and explored throughout the week!- We returned from break and spring was in full swing! We explored all of the changes
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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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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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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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Shapes of all sorts!

The past week PreK-3B learned all about shapes and the letter S! We had a special visit from Suzie the shape monster, who loved to eat shapes for lunch! The children were so excited to meet her and feed her shapes and sing to her until she was full! They did a great job recognizing their shapes and feeding Suzie. We made our own
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PreK 3B gets ready for Valentine’s Day

February is off to a very good start for our students! The children are enjoying stretching during yoga! We were learning how to perform the tree pose and working on our balance. We used the upcoming holiday to learn using our light tables with hearts. We then prepared a surprise for our parents and made them special Valentine’s Day cards! This worked on our
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PreK 3B Clothing study and hibernation!

Pre k 3B has been exploring all things winter. We kicked it off with our clothing study. Some fun activities during this study included Measuring ourselves using mittens, graphing what type of clothing we wear in the winter and an entire Pete the Cat themed day where we decorated a shirt with buttons and cut it out ourselves using scissors. We even had a
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PreK-3B goes arctic!

We have been learning all about arctic animals in Pre K 3B. We started this unit with polar bears. We did a science experiment where we felt ice water (it was cold!) then we put Crisco around a rubber glove and put our hands back in the water (it was warm!). This acted like a polar bear’s blubber, which keeps them warm in the
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THE LAST FEW WEEKS PREK-3B HAS BEEN EXPLORING ALL THINGS FALL.

PreK- 3B explored Trees during our tree study where we learned about different types of trees, different kinds of leaves and the colors they change in the fall season. The children loved exploring, creating and learning about trees.  We also carried our lessons outside on the playground by going on leaf hunts and bringing them back to explore on our light table.  We talked about similarities
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