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D is for Dinosaur

This week the children were introduced to the Letter D!  They learned about dinosaurs, created a D is for Dinosaur project and practiced writing the letter D.  In small groups, the children completed a sorting activity, trying to find matches for each type of  dinosaur.  Even though the snow and cold weather kept us inside, the children had lots of fun playing with friends!  In
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PreK 3B learn the letter X

The children started off the week celebrating Veterans Day by working on patterns, creating an American Flag.  The children also focused on the letter X. The children explored x-rays and put together a full body x-ray in small group. The children also made the letter X using their arms and white paint. What fun it was to paint with our bodies! The children are
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Fun with the letter ‘T’

This week the children focused on the letter T!  They created textured art by painting trees using tinfoil to make fall foliage.  They also made a T is for Triangle project by gluing small triangular pieces onto a giant letter T.  On Friday, the children did fine motor work by beading pipe cleaners in the shape of a tree. Our class also spent a good amount of
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Leaves and Ghosts in PreK 3A

This week the children learned about leaves and the letter L!  We had group music practice with the other classes and learned many autumn songs. The children had their feet painted to make ghosts for our hallway bulletin board. It was a messy but fun day. Our class is filled with VERY ticklish toes! We are all looking forward to our Halloween celebration next
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PreK 3A

The 3’s have had an exciting two weeks!  We started learning our letters and practicing our letter sounds, starting with the letters P and C.  The children made “P is for Pizza” and “C is for Cookie” projects and also learned how to make both letters in sign language.  We learned about many community helpers, including police officers, doctors and firefighters.  The children painted and created a police
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PreK 3A – Fun with apples!

This week the children began  exploring apples! We learned about how apples grow, the different colors of apples and how they taste.  We taste tested red and green apples during snack and picked our favorites!  We also painted red apples for our bulletin board.  We also read several books about sharing, including “Llama Llama Likes to Share” and “Rainbow Fish.”  Together the children made
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Pre-K3A is having fun!

The first full week of school for the 3’s was a huge success!  The children are exploring all the of the learning centers in the classroom and making so many new friends! This week the children made Kissing Hand projects and also created 3-D process art by sorting their favorite colors and making artwork to hang on our creativity wall. The students also worked
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PreK 3A – End of Year Fun

What a year we’ve had!!  During these last few weeks of school, the children have been involved in many fun and exciting activities.  One of the most exciting days was when each of the children were able to ride ponies when we had two horses visit the school at the end of May!  The children also finished learning all the letters in the alphabet.
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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-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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