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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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Gratitude

Gratitude

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re so grateful to all the families who were able to attend our Thanksgiving potluck on Monday.  Our class prepared for the last week; working on crafts and  rehearsing a song about thankfulness, which we sang boldly every morning until performance time when our students became mysteriously shy. For our crafts we made autumn colored […]

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Week H

Week H

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Week H was quiet.  With no birthdays or other excitement, we had long work cycles and introduced new ways to work with our pink tower, brown tower and knobless cylinders.  We’re learning new songs for Thanksgiving with Miss Sharon and practicing every day with Miss Hayley. During  group instruction time, we worked with another cooperative […]

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Week G

Week G

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

    ( picture to the left: Marley is so pleased that her “g” looks like the teacher’s “g”. She worked hard learning to face the “tail” the right way.)   For Week G, we abandoned our notebooks.  On Monday, we played matching games with word and picture cards focusing on phonics. On Tuesday, we […]

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Week F

Week F

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

    Photo: Pointilist “Monster Princess” by Emily and “Monster Truck” by Lucius     Smart Start visited for their yearly hour of art, adding to our usual weekly Fun Friday.  Children all through the school district participate and chosen artists in each age group will have a show at the ArtsCenter. For two years […]

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A through E and Sometimes Leaves

A through E and Sometimes Leaves

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

   Autumn has been speeding by in Children’s House Two. Our daily Montessori work cycles and outdoor social time bracket  a short interval of instruction Monday through Wednesdays. Using  differentiated learning plans, we work on reading, writing and math as part of our new kindergarten readiness curriculum. On Thursdays we integrate our alphabet oriented curriculum […]

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Desert Oasis

Desert Oasis

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

      Did you know that MACH has a Facebook page?  We post weekly and sometimes daily pictures of our students at work, so you can stay up to date on our activities.     Typical southern summer rain showers kept us inside most of last week, but that’s okay because we were busy […]

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5 Senses in 5 Days

5 Senses in 5 Days

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week we’re exploring our senses and expanding our vocabularies with small science projects.  We’ve observed the reaction of food coloring and baking soda, played with the changing consistency of “ooze” in the increasing heat of our hands, matched  and described the textures of fabric samples and learned all the parts of the tongue before […]

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Summer!

Summer!

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Summer has been so busy! So many June birthdays and saying good-bye to friends as they leave for kindergarten.  During circle time, we’re sharing stories about vacation and visits from family and friends. Most of our students are excited about swimming and all the different places they can swim. Our summer schedule is slightly […]

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May 22, 2014

May 22, 2014

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

As Spring has progressed in Children’s House 2#, we’ve been working hard on letters and numbers, but also greatly enjoying the consistent weather and more time outside again.  Besides the exercise of running and playing, outside time is our free play time and free play is vital to socialization. In the classroom, we’ve introduced the […]

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