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Learning About Cows and What We Can Make With Their Milk

November 17, 2014 Preschool Prep No Comments
by Ms. Caroline

This past week we talked about cows and how they make milk for us to drink and use to make other foods.

Ms. Susan planned a special small group where the children got to help make whipped cream and butter.

We had to shake, shake, SHAKE the containers of cream to turn it into butter:




Then the children got to help make whipped cream!



In another small group, we practice “milking a cow” by squeezing the water out of a glove and into a pail.





We had a very special snack: Our very own homemade butter on bagels and our whipped cream on crackers!




Smart Board!

November 16, 2014 Toddlers No Comments
by Ms. Diana

Since it was so cold last week, we had a great opportunity to go into the preschool room and use the smart board! The boys and girls had so much fun doing music and movement in the “big kid room”. All the children did a great job listening and following directions! We can’t wait to use the smart board again!

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Down on the Farm

November 11, 2014 Toddlers No Comments
by Ms. Diana

This month in the Toddler room we are all about the Farm! The children have had so much fun dressing up like cowboys, playing in the farmers market and feeding the farm animals in the sensory tub. More farm activities to come!

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Caught Red Handed!

November 6, 2014 Toddlers No Comments
by Ms. Diana

You caught us red handed! Our little artists have been busy working on Art Show all week. No peeking! So, no art is going home this week but get excited for some awesome works of art!

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Pumpkin Exploration

October 30, 2014 Toddlers, Uncategorized No Comments
by Ms. Diana

This week the boys and girls did some pumpkin exploration using their senses! The children were able to touch the pumpkin inside and out, smell it, decided what color it was using their eyes, listened to Ms. Laurel thumping on the pumpkin, but we did not taste the pumpkin!

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Blocks and Shaving Cream

October 27, 2014 Toddlers 1 Comment
by Ms. Diana

One of the boys and girls favorite morning tables. Building and getting messy! So much fun!

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Pumpkin Play-doh

October 24, 2014 Toddlers No Comments
by Ms. Diana

This week Ms. Taylor made some pumpkin play-doh for the children to enjoy. The boys and girls had the chance to experience things from nature in the discovery tubs! There were sticks, leaves and scented pumpkin play-doh. The children really enjoyed using all their different senses to explore and create!

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There’s a spider on the floor!

October 21, 2014 Toddlers No Comments
by Ms. Diana

Today was all about spiders! Ms. Laurel brought in a daddy long leg spider for all the boys and girls to see during group time. Everyone was fascinated by the spider! We counted the spiders legs and talked about things that would be stuck on a spiders web. We read the story Spider on the floor by Bill Russell. Then the children had a chance to go up to the board and stick a “fly” on our spider web. It was very sticky!

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October 16, 2014 Toddlers No Comments
by Ms. Diana

We created some cool spiders today in the Toddler room! The boys and girls painted some styrofoam cups, added button eyes and I attached some pipe cleaner legs to make some awesome orange spiders!

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