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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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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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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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Animals and Hearts to start February for PreK-3A

It has been a very busy two weeks for the three-year-old class! The children started off by celebrating the Chinese new year, the year of the pig, by making  pink pig puppets and painted pigs with pom-pom balls!   Our class also celebrated Valentine’s Day, making valentines for their parents, sharing valentines with each other, and celebrating with a Valentines party for the class.
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PreK 3A explores winter!

The 3’s have been having a blast exploring winter, new letters, and closing out our month-long clothing study!  In addition, the letters J and M took center stage the past two weeks!   The children practiced letter formation, brainstormed for J and M words and completed fun letter related projects. The children also worked on groups creating shape matches, identifying different shapes and counting how many
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