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Tis The Seasons

Tis The Seasons

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spring, Summer and Fall were the seasons we studied this week in our big book of Seasons.  Our first day, we used our small globe to revisit how seasons are created and read our pages on Spring.  Summer included a long lesson on honeybees and next week, we’ll be talking about pollinators again when we […]

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Learning Colors and Letters

Learning Colors and Letters

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week the toddlers worked one on one with their teachers on their colors and letters.  We learned new songs and read new books.  In music class we sang about dinosaurs and played with rhythm sticks.  We said goodbye to our friend Maya who graduated up into the Transition class.  

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SPACE!

SPACE!

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday when we asked our students what their Memorial Day plans were, half of them said they were going to look for constellations.  Each day this week, we learned about a different aspect of space.  We introduced a new Montessori work of the solar system cards and a guide that helps students put the […]

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Welcoming Warm Weather!

Welcoming Warm Weather!

| May 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The sun is out, and the weather has been absolutely beautiful all week!  The toddlers have been having so much fun playing outside!  This week we have been practicing our manners and learning to say “Please”, “Thank You” and “Sorry”.  In music class, the toddlers got to play xylophones and are learning a song about […]

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Asia, Australia, Antarctica

Asia, Australia, Antarctica

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Continuing with our continents curriculum, we studied Asia, Australia and Antarctica this week.  In each lesson we went over the concepts of continent, maps, countries and directions.  We explored each continent by learning what land masses, waters, populations and animals live in different areas. For instance we learned that many people live in the warm […]

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Continents and Cupcakes

Continents and Cupcakes

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

As summer approaches, Children’s House Two makes many transitions. New friends from Children’s House One move up to our class, some old friends move on with their families and summer plans and all of us prepare for our exciting summer camp themes.  We have graduations, good-byes, birthdays and many days of outside play.  This week […]

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| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The children of the Transition Classroom have had fun all week learning and growing. We are going over our numbers from one to ten, even learning to count backwards! We counted with beads and made number puzzles.  We read Dr, Seuss’ “Ten Apples Up On Top!”We have reviewed the alphabet and are gearing up for […]

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Planting May Flowers!

Planting May Flowers!

| May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week the toddlers got to meet a police officer!  He gave each of them a special badge sticker, and they liked the flashing lights on his car.  We also planted flowers with Ms. Casey and learned that we have to water them regularly to keep them looking pretty all spring!  Our friend Lawson celebrated his […]

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Double Letters and Double Digits

Double Letters and Double Digits

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

SSSSSHHHHHH, we said all week.  And also CH and TH as we practiced double letter sounds.  We also read Jane Yolen’s How Do Dinosaurs Get Well and tried to  pronounce all the dinosaur names with varying success. We worked with several Montessori math works this week and added them to our shelves. We are conceptualizing […]

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Birthday Celebrations in the Toddler Room!

Birthday Celebrations in the Toddler Room!

| April 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

What a fun week in the toddler room!  Our friends Maddy and Jonah both celebrated their birthdays with us this week!  Miss Jenna made edible paint, and the toddlers had lots of fun making art with it.  The toddlers also worked on a second art project this week painting rain clouds.  Luckily it did not […]

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