The students in Junior Kindergarten have been exploring a variety of community helpers. A policeman and train engineer gave us a visit. The children also learned how to write a letter to mom and post it in a mailbox!
The Junior Kindergarten students are working on measurement and comparison activities in math class. They were given a tongue depressor and were asked to compare its length to various classroom objects. Then they identified objects that were longer or shorter than the tongue depressor. The students also cut out, decorated their paper “worms,” and …
The Grade 1s and 2s explored many Fairy Tales this week. Here they worked together to recount and illustrate the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. They used drama to retell the story and took turns walking down the illustrious path through the story!
The Galileo class explored secondary colors, which requires the mixing of two primary colors! The children were delighted by the experience of watching red and yellow magically transform to orange in their hands after rubbing together.
The Kindergarten, Grade 1s and 2s had a marvelous time exploring the “Cat in the Hat” and other Dr. Seuss stories. This time honored literary work by Dr. Seuss is well known for its exceptional morals alongside its amusing approach to developing literacy skills.
The kindergartens discussed what astronauts need in space and worked together in small groups to create posters and share them with the class. There was a lot of really good team work!
The students have learned about becoming paleontologists this past week in the Junior Kindergarten classes. They discovered what it is like to dig for dinosaur bone fossils and how we can find out about dinosaurs from their skeletons and fossils. We tried digging for bones ourselves and making different dinosaur skeletons.
This past week’s snowy days had our children outdoors and enjoying the varied winter activities. From building snow forts and snowmen to enjoying sporting activities, the children were happy to be outdoors! They practiced their overarm throwing technique in the sports interest club.
On February 11th, the students celebrated 100 Days of School through many math and language arts activities. One of those activities included an Aging Application that gave them an amusing look at themselves at 100 years of age! The children had a wonderful time conceptualizing time and quantity!
The Galileo class in Junior Kindergarten enjoyed a festive celebration of their hard work that filled the Crystal Jar. To earn the crystals, the students worked toward listening, following instructions, being well-mannered, kind and helpful. Mrs. Adams and Miss Foster are very proud of their model behavior.