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A Visit from Mr. B

The children met Mr. B and had a wonderful time counting, sorting and graphing buttons.  The children learned about hibernation and which animals hibernate.  They strung Cheerios onto pipe cleaners to make a bird feeder for those animals that don’t hibernate.  We hung them in our side yard.  It will be fun to watch the animals eat the Cheerios!

Let It Snow!

Brrrr!!! Winter is here and the weather has turned chilly. We do try to go outside when the weather permits so please be sure to dress your children appropriately so we can go to the playground or take a walk on the school grounds.  Our Young Leaners have been keeping busy in class in the cold weather. We made snowflakes with paint and glitter
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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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Snow Fun in PreK 3!

The week started with snow which was very exciting in our classroom! We read several books about snow and made a snowflake process art project. We introduced the letter Hh and have been working hard learning words that start with Hh as well as learning the Hh sound. We introduced a snow sensory bin which the children loved to pretend play with and explore.
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Scissor Skills!

This week we introduced scissors into our classroom. We learned the proper way to hold scissors and sang our “ scissor snip” song while practicing cutting. We read several stories about being thankful and made turkeys in preparation for thanksgiving day and to practice the letter Tt! We wrapped up the week by taking our time coloring a turkey, cutting out the feathers and
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New Young Learner class begins Friday, January 3rd

There are a few spots available in the new Monday, Wednesday, Friday Young Learner class with Mrs. Alvarez! The class will run from 9:00-11:30 with an option of an early drop off at 8:30. Children should be 2 1/2 by January 31st to start. Call us for a tour or to register at 732-491-2240.

Letter Tt Fun!

We had a great week learning about the letter Tt and learning about the changing seasons! We read books about fall and observed our trees on the playground changing. We made a project where we painted what trees look like in all the changing seasons. We wrapped up the week painting turkey tracks on the letter Tt! The weather has been changing but we
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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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Having fun in YLA!

It was another fun week in YLA! We missed our Tues/Thurs gang so it was so great for us to see them again! We also had a special visitor this week. Maddie’s sister read to us for Maddie’s 3rd Birthday! And we had Special Persons Night. We loved watching the children hang out with their special person. It was so fun watching them work
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PreK 4C meets Ms. F!

Our PreK 4C class has had a fantastic week meeting and learning about our newest letter person, Ms. F!  We read the story Fox Makes Friends and talked about how we can make new friends each day.  Our students were very creative in making “play doh friends” using various materials such as buttons, googly eyes, feathers, gems and pipe cleaners.  We practiced capital and
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