After reading the story, “Little Blue and Little Yellow” by Leo Lionni we did a little blue and yellow color mixing of our own… We have been exploring balls and so we combined our reading with a little blue and yellow ball painting… Each of the children started out by putting their paper in the […]
Archives for September 2011
Today we planted beans in a bag! Simple and fun activity to talk about the growth of a bean with your preschoolers.
We have been exploring the use of measuring and cooking tools in our prek class. The children loved using the measuring tools to scoop up dried beans… Beans have a wonderful quality to them. They feel smooth to the touch which invites hands on exploration… As the children explored the beans, we were able to […]
After reading “Blueberries for Sal,” we became “bakers” as one of my students observed and our little bakers made some blueberry muffins… We explored different kinds of measuring tools and cooking terms as we worked together to make our blueberry muffins… Our bakers took turns measuring and pouring in the different ingredients… Cooking presents such a great […]
Our take home math bags open the door to lots of mathematical thinking in the classroom and at home!
I am writing this update in hopes that you all will see it. I sent out emails this week to touch base with everyone and several of the emails I sent out returned to me and undeliverable. Well – not too many but enough that it caused me alarm. If you did not […]
Check out the playground equipment we have in our state-of-the-art outdoor playscape!
By popular demand, we went on a nature hike in the woods and collected items for our sorting baskets!
Learning the basics of running relays and catching a ball with this fun little game in preschool…
See how to make textured clothespins…
I didn’t know that when I wrote about on becoming a grandparent, I would be warmly welcomed into the grandparent club! Below this post, I am sharing some links to ideas for celebrating grandparents day but first, I want to share with you a few things I love most about being a grandparent… Spending time at home with […]
Table top sand play kept our preschoolers busy with their imaginations all week long!