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Creative Tots Art Show 2015

We want to thank everyone for such an amazing turn out for our annual art show!  The children worked so hard on their creations and were so excited to share them with you!                

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September Alphabet Pages

September 27, 2016 Toddlers No Comments

In the toddler classroom each month, our toddlers have learning objectives, which you can find in our newsletter that was sent out earlier this month. Every month, they will learn about one letter a week and during the fourth week of the month, we will review the letters we’ve learned. We talk about what each letter looks like, and the sound that the letter makes.

Because children learn while doing, if they want to, during our art time they can make an alphabet  page. So far we have made “‘A’ is for ‘Ant'”, “‘B’ is for ‘Button'”, and “‘C is for ‘Cat'”.

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My Perfect Square

September 21, 2016 Preschool, Uncategorized No Comments

We read the story Perfect Square, a story about a square that got ripped and torn and turned into something new and beautiful.  And then… we made our own creation with our own perfect squares!

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It started out as a perfect square until I tore it and then it became an…

ELEPHANT!

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and a FENCE!

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Snack Math!

September 21, 2016 Preschool No Comments

We practiced counting and number recognition in a fun and tasty way! Yum!

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Hello, Yellow!

September 19, 2016 Toddlers No Comments

The color we have been focusing on in the toddler classroom this month is the color yellow. We incorporate the color of the month into different small group activities, art projects, and within our centers whenever we can!

For one of our small groups, we found yellow play-dough in Ms. Kristen’s mystery can, and we got to make our own yellow play-dough! Each of our friends took a turn adding different ingredients for our play-dough recipe. They do such a good job waiting for their turn!

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It’s so exciting to be able to play with the play-dough you made yourself! 😉
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In another small group, we made a yellow collage with glue sticks, yellow shapes, and yellow crayons.
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Yellow bean bag toss to practice gross motor skills! Gross motor skills are such an important part of your toddler’s physical development. Having different types of movement activities helps to promote muscle movement, and strengthen coordination.
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Yellow color sorting!
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We love to do art projects with our friends, especially ones that involve using our senses! Our friends were able to make some lemon prints, using real lemons, which they got to smell and taste before we used them for painting. They were so sour! :)
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Toddler Classroom Centers

September 19, 2016 Toddlers No Comments

In the toddler classroom, our students have an opportunity for “free play/center time” two times in their morning. This means that they are allowed to choose in which center they would like to play. This time for free choice is a great way for toddlers to use their own independence to pick their activity. We change our centers each month, so our friends will always have new centers to explore. We have so many different centers for them to choose from!

 

Sensory Tub
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Manipulative Center
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Art Center
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Light Table
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Mirror Table
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Train Table
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Dramatic Play
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Kitchen Center
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Library Center
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Pre-academic Center
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Block Center
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Homemade Play Dough!

September 18, 2016 Preschool Prep No Comments

The Preschool Prep class worked together and made their own play dough! We dyed it yellow for our color of the month, and used it for our sensory table all week!

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Pete the Cat Day!

One of our favorite book characters, Pete the Cat, was the star of our preschool day last week! We started by reading the story and completing a pre-writing activity to help Pete step into the different piles of fruit and mud!  We also made up our own Pete the Cat scenarios.  The kids were able to retell the story outside by getting a little bit messy! The shoes came off and the kids stepped in red paint (representing strawberries), blue paint, (representing blueberries), brown paint (representing mud), and finally the bucket of water to clean off! We ended our day with a snack of strawberries, blueberries, chocolate pudding and water to represent each thing Pete stepped in. What a fun day!

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Little Learners!

September 18, 2016 Preschool Prep No Comments

The Preschool Prep class is working hard and having fun learning about letters, shapes, colors, numbers and more!

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Cooking Up Some Alphabet Fun

September 15, 2016 K Prep No Comments

We put a fun twist on reviewing our letters and sounds today during small groups.  Children took turns finding and matching the lowercase alphabet cookies with the corresponding uppercase plate while practicing the sounds together.

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Classifying Objects: Mighty Magnets

September 15, 2016 K Prep No Comments

Sorting Magnetic and Non-magnetic Objects

Magnets teach “cause and effect” and other important problem solving skills that are essential for developing early brain connections.

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