Tag: Montessori leaf work

Week Five: First Day of Fall

Week Five: First Day of Fall

| October 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the falling of pine cones and the autumnal equinox comes the fall nature crafts.  We collected and painted pine cones last week. This week we made autumn leaves using a resist method, painting and blotting for texture. Our Montessori leaf works include opportunities for prewriting activities and identifying sets in math.  Since we’ve moved […]

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Shapes in Nature

Shapes in Nature

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

For Shapes in Nature week, we read three books: Jane Yolen’s Shapes Me a Rhyme, Betsy Franco’s bees, snails and peacock tails and Joyce Sidman’s Swirl by Swirl.  All week during reading time, our students looked at the pictures and prepared for our special group collages that now hang on our wall.  We brought out […]

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