Monthly Archives: October 2022

Fall Festivities October 24-28, 2022

    Last week one of our friends gathered a gourd, plastic knife and cutting board and brought it to the table. There he demonstrated his skills and understanding of how to cut an object. We observed closely as his peers gathered and mimicked his actions. Deeper questions and conversations of "what do you think…
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Week at a glance! (October 24-28, 2022)

Rolling a giant dice, counting the dots and jumping or clapping accordingly...     Building with new blocks... Lots of houses, towers and rocket ships!     Rolling the big and a small dice and learning a new board game based on counting and recognizing numbers... Folding, cutting and gluing paper to make a stop…
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Our Week in Review – October 24-28, 2022

The preschoolers challenged to help paint a banner for Halloween where they had to paint letters. Using the plastic coloured plates, the preschoolers sorted small rubber toys, wooden blocks and light table letters by colour using tongs to transfer them. The preschoolers discovered that by sticking jewels, bottle caps, and other small items into play…
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The Hightlights! Oct 17-21, 2022

We continue to support letter recognition through tracing of letter while holding a cotton ball using a pincer grasp. The children are intrigued with the color that is transferred onto the ball. Perhaps we can dip the cotton balls in paint and trace big letters next week to extend this further.. Peers enjoy looking for their…
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Its’s a Toddler World October 17-21, 2022

We introduce some halloween stickers for our window in the room and also exploring with the spider web in the sensory bin. We added bugs and light to see what will happen.     Lots of building and playing with our friends on the carpet this week. We been very interest in the wooded blocks…
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Our Week of Learning – October 17-21, 2022

When it comes to painting, many of the preschoolers have been experimenting with the way they can paint and how they can combine the colours. We provided them with a reference to paint different shapes which a few of them tried to replicate. Continuing to use the beads with the pipe cleaners, the preschoolers made…
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Our week in a nutshell – October 11 – 14

Some preschool friends practiced painting this week with inspiration from their toys. They noticed some colourful cubes in the classroom and decided to paint them on their papers. First they chose paint colours that matched the cubes, then they painted squares with them. The preschoolers also built some structures this week. Some friends worked together…
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Fall Fun! Oct. 10-14, 2022

  Obstacle Course outside. The toddlers enjoy walking and balancing on the planks of wood. This is a great activity to work our gross motor skills and balancing skills. To challenge them we prop up a block for them to practice stepping up and down! Fall fun has started in the toddler room. Last week…
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Highlights! (October 10-14, 2022)

Preschoolers enjoyed lots of fun activities this week. Blowing scented bubbles. "They smell like apples" they said! Gas station pretend play was extended by making paper money and paying for petrol! Our garden without plants, works as a sensory bin. Preschoolers enjoy digging, filling and dumping... Building with blocks, alone or together... Aiming at the…
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So Much Fun and Learning! Oct 3-7, 2022

Some peers have shown great interest in letter tracing these past couple of weeks. We extended it by offering letter tracing worksheets. More children are becoming interested in this activity based on peer imitation. Some children can copy the letter seen, while others are tracing the existing letters . We have observed that some children…
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