Category Archives: HELC

Week in Review Sept 13-17 2021

  We are getting comfortable as group and we are seeing many interests and discoveries. Some worms and slugs were brought in for the children to observe and oh boy did we enjoy watching and touching them. This experience brings children together and rich discussion occurs regarding their thoughts and theories regarding these living creatures. Many…
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Week in Review Aug 23-27,2021

Outdoors: A baby alive was brought and the preschoolers loved feeding, and washing her and discovered she really pees! This experience encouraged the children's nurturing side and turn taking too! The children had a blast cutting up a fresh pepper from the garden and then making yummy pepper soup. Their imaginations are endless! Some preschoolers love…
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Preschool 2’s Week in Review! August 16-20, 2021

OUTDOOR EXPLORATIONS:          Treasure hunting in the sand, we found jewels, bones and colourful containers. We observe the construction as trucks drive in and out, dump trucks are filled and the machines drill holes and lift beams. Preschoolers noticed that Mama bird is back and having another baby. How many babies will she have? We…
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Week in Review Aug, 9-13,2021

Outdoors: As friends come and go we see new peer connections and relationships forming. The children love to use the self watering station, its very empowering doing things on your own. Finding treasure in the sandbox and making a giant bubble are exciting experiances thst never get old! We also like to help ourselves to the garden.…
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Week in Review Aug 3-6, 2021

OUTDOOR EXPLORATIONS: We observe and care for our growing garden. We also enjoy taking a bite now and again. We scoop and dump the sand and discovered that adding water helps to create sand castles.   We feel the sand with our hands and feet. Others discover bugs in the sandbox, what kind of bug…
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Juniors Week in Review July 26-30, 2021

Indoors: We love to take the snails out and observe them up close and personal. Avery and Levi made a playground  for the snails to play on. Fantastic! We pulled a big weed out of our veggie garden and decided to plant it in our bug farm. The snails seem to love it! The preschoolers put…
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Week in Review July 12-16, 2021

Indoors: The preschoolers have noticed that the other group had made alphabet books and wanted to do the same. So we offered journals with opportunities for letter writing. Some chose to do just that while, others wrote their name or drew pictures. The children's are all at varying levels of literacy development an are learning…
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Our Week at a Glance…. May 25-28, 2021

Inspirational Paintings!!         Our preschool friends love rainbows...so you can imagine the excitement when they saw a real rainbow in the sky on Friday. We decided to print a picture and offer some paint to the friends who wanted to recreate what they saw. What great interpretations of what they saw!!   …
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Our Week in View – February 8-12, 2021

The preschoolers have had a busy week, enjoying the snow and continuing to explore deeper concepts. The preschoolers continue to express themselves through painting, mixing colors and practicing creating shapes and people. The preschoolers continue to work on our box city project, adding more details to the already created structures. Some have just begun their…
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Our Week at a Glance…. January 18-22, 2021

How can we make a roof for our house? Working together to find a solution, and balance the blocks without them falling...                 Dancing to our favorite songs!!       Filling and dumping in our water bins.     Some new pictures to trace really inspires our…
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