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On A Roll

On A Roll

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week our theme was “Things That Roll.”  Trains, trucks and balls sure are popular with the toddlers in our class!  So we definitely had a lot of fun with this theme.  We read The Little Engine That Could and other books about trains.  For our craft project this week, the toddlers used trucks and […]

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Keep On Rolling

Keep On Rolling

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Have you ever thought about how many things have wheels?  We didn’t even get to them all and saved a few for Back In Time next week.  We learned the history of cars.  We had both an electric train set and a wooden model of a covered wagon in our classroom.  We made a parking […]

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Dinosaur Fun!

Dinosaur Fun!

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

For our theme this week, the toddlers had fun learning all about dinosaurs!  We read books about dinosaurs and colored pictures of stegosauruses!  And we ended the week by digging up toy dinosaurs out of the sand.  

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Digging Dinosaurs

Digging Dinosaurs

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dinosaurs are always a favorite subject in our classroom.  About half of our students can rattle off multisyllabic dinosaur names with ease.  We practiced every morning with a set of Montessori dinosaur cards nonetheless, because it’s a great opportunity to articulate phonic sounds in new and unusual combinations.  We dug for dinosaurs in the sand, […]

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Toddler Art

Toddler Art

| July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The toddlers had so much fun during “Famous Artworks” week!  We made Andy Warhol style pop art paintings!  The toddlers also each got to paint their own small canvases.  This week we introduced a new sticker reward system in the toddler class!  The toddlers earn stickers for good behavior.  This week we also welcomed our […]

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Famous Artwork

Famous Artwork

| July 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a reverse of our usual week, we had art and crafts every day except Fun Friday – and of course, Splash Day on Wednesday. Monday, we read artist Faith Ringgold’s Tar Beach, a book of narrative paintings based on her quilt series from the Guggenheim collection.  Using markers the children drew pictures based on […]

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Splatter Painting

Splatter Painting

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week was number five in our Summer Themes Weeks. We looked at all kinds of art work and made our own group painting. It was a gigantic splatter painting and we had so much fun mixing the colors and splattering the paint on the giant piece of paper. It looked like a Jackson Pollock […]

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Dressing Up Fun!

Dressing Up Fun!

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

For Acting Up week, the toddlers had lots of fun playing dress up and trying on costumes!  The toddlers also did a couple art projects this week!  Both art projects had them using Q-Tips and cotton balls to paint with!  So much fun!  We hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth Of July weekend!  

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Acting Up Week

Acting Up Week

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Improvisation was the theme of our Acting Up Week in Children’s House #2.  Each morning in circle time, we worked with a set of acting cards and increased the complexity of our improvisation each day.  One set of cards  was comprised of adjectives : serious, happy, sad, mad, excited, relaxed, shy, brave, silly and scary.  […]

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Under The Sea

Under The Sea

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

For our “Marine Life” theme this week, the toddlers read pop-up books about the creatures that live in the ocean!  For our craft, the toddlers each colored an octopus and had fun gluing sand to blue paper to create an ocean home for the octopus!  We can’t wait to see what fun activities we will […]

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