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Happy New Year (December 15th – December 23rd)

Happy New Year (December 15th – December 23rd)

| January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our kids also learned the alphabet “j” along with its phonic sound. We trace the alphabet “j” on the sand paper letter. They learned some words like jingle bells, jellyfish, juice, jug, jump, etc. They had fun making their jingle bell ornaments. Our kids also sand the “Jingle Bells” song with Miss Sharon in music […]

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New Year Welcomes Many New Faces

New Year Welcomes Many New Faces

| January 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

As we start a new year, we are welcoming many new faces to our school. We are greeting seven new students and are looking forward to getting to know them and work with them. We are also welcoming our New Toddler Room Assistant teacher, Miss Jenna. Everyone is excited to be back to school learning […]

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Success

Success

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of our favorite and important Maria Montessori quotes is, ” Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed”. Children are born with an amazing amount of determination and will. As educators, it is our very important task to help children channel that determination into even the smallest task. […]

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Week K with 2 Ks in Hanukkah

Week K with 2 Ks in Hanukkah

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

This Week we studied the letter K, working with word/picture association and making pipe cleaner letters. Wednesday was an exciting day.  Not only did we celebrate a birthday in the morning, but we also celebrated Hanukkah at lunch with Gavin and Otto’s parents visiting and teaching a lesson with a model Menorah and dreidel games.  […]

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The Purpose of a Montessori Education

The Purpose of a Montessori Education

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Purpose of a Montessori Education   In “The Absorbent Mind, Dr. Montessori wrote “ The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period of from birth to the age of six. For that is the time when man’s intelligence itself, his greatest implement is […]

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December 8th – December 12th

December 8th – December 12th

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week was the assessment week for children house#1. We reviewed letters “a” – “i” and numbers 1-5. Our kids had lots of fun working with ginger bread train and house. We had parent teacher conference Thursday and Friday. We got nice feedback from our parents.

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Week J

Week J

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

For J week we learned about animals and plants in the jungle  or as we call it now the Amazon rainforest.  We made fingerprint spotted jaguars and  watercolor paintings of flowers.   We looked at pictures of a variety of flowers of  tiny and enormous size , learned about vanilla and cocoa flowers and beans and  […]

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December 1st – December 5th

December 1st – December 5th

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week our children worked with the alphabet “i” along with its phonic sound. They also traced it on sand paper letter and they learned some words like igloo, ice, ink, iguana, ice-cube, ice-cream, etc. as they begin with the letter “i”. Children House#1 kids colored the picture of an igloo and an ice-cream cone. […]

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Week I

Week I

| December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Finding words that begin in I can be tricky for preschoolers who do not give much thought to isotopes and ideologies.  While making our word board for the week, our students came up with several different versions of ice: ice cube, ice cap, ice cream and icicle.  On Monday, we played  games looking for the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!!! (November 24th – 28th)

Happy Thanksgiving!!! (November 24th – 28th)

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week children house#1 kids celebrated thanksgiving by making their own turkeys using paper plates and their hand prints. I hope everyone enjoyed the craft works. We hope that all of our parents had a wonderful thanksgiving break and enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!!!

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