Monthly Archives: January 2020

A sneak peek of the juniors week! January 31, 2020

Playing games, cooperating, listening, taking turns and engaging with all peers. Juniors play a game of "Sleeping Bunnies" They take turns suggesting what to be next, airplanes, frogs, lions, and birds. Watching each other and imitating each others movements. Playing hide and seek, expanding our numeracy skills with counting before we search. Why do we…
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Mentors and Mentees Jan.28, 2020

We have noticed some incredible peer mentorship, children building relationships and learning from imitation this week. Here are some examples: Vera is demonstrating to Summer that we tidy up when we're done using something- amazing! The girls explore glue along side each other; Summer glances at what Vera is doing with the glue and imitates…
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A week in the life of a JUNIOR!

Reflecting on the previous weeks discoveries an activities explores and labeling what we are doing and who we see in the pictures.   Juniors are painting with intention. Concentrating on where their colour will go and how they are putting it on.   Making connections, being inclusive with one another through cooperative games and dancing!…
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This Week’s Discoveries Jan. 22, 2020

What a fantastic week full of discoveries, development, and peer connections! We notice such progress with the children's fine motor development. The children display such focus and intention while drawing with markers and painting with paint brushes. It has been incredible to witness the progress regarding drawing recognisable pictures. The older tods are so competent at…
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A Peek at the Seniors Week!!

Building has become quite the interest among the senior group. Bringing us together and strengthening our relationships!  What an interesting house! A castle for two! Lots of new blocks to continue our building extravaganza! Indoor and outdoor fun! Expanding and exploring our creative sides! Some sensory fun!
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Weekly connections and moments. January 13-16, 2020

We connect and share so many moments through out the week. We are excited to share some with you. Painting side by side and learning from one another. Sharing space and encouraging others to join in the bubble wrap fun. Making a discovery and showing others how to do it. (August realizes he needs to…
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New and Continuing Exploration – January 13-17, 2020

The seniors  have begun showing an interest in a lot of interesting concepts. This week they dived deeper into some of them and discovered some new ones! We have been encouraging the seniors to give their art a lot of thought regarding what they are going to draw and the colours they use. Some of…
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Team work and Peer Connections. January 13-14, 2020

The toddlers have been role modeling in different areas of the room, collecting gems outside, and using their imaginations with the magnets and playdoh fun too! The magnets have inspired our friends to create  in different ways. You see in their faces of how proud they are of themselves. The toddlers are working together and demonstrating some  great peer…
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The Seniors Week at a Glance…… January 6-10, 2020

Seniors have been working together and alone to build/create many different things with many different materials or toys.         Building a castle with blocks                                       Building a car wash with our road           Using tools to make things like a robot Seniors really enjoy painting, we have noticed their paintings are getting…
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Growth and Development Jan. 8 , 2020

Cindy and I have noticed a tremendous amount of growth over the holidays. When we don't see the children for a week or so, its amazing how much growth and development occurs. Some peers are trying new things outside like the bikes, while others have become so much more expressive and energetic! Such incredible teamwork…
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