Category Archives: Preschool 1

The Things We Discovered – June 20-24, 2022

Using loose parts, the preschoolers glued/taped random materials such as pompoms and craft sticks together to see what they could make. As done on a weekly basis, the preschoolers checked in on the hornworm, surprised to see that it be begun to cocoon! That's not the only insect the preschoolers got to look at, as…
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A Week Full of Discoveries- June 13-17, 2022

The preschoolers have been loving cutting all kinds of different fruits and vegetables lately! This week, they cut up¬†celery. You can see how determined and focused many of the children are as they attempt cutting through the dense celery. BUGS! The preschoolers are so interested in bugs and they are everywhere around us this time…
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Exploring Our Week – June 6-10, 2022

After the preschoolers liked making the sensory bottles, we decided to make tornado bottles as well using both glue and dish soap to test which one worked the best. The preschoolers have been checking up on our hornworm all week to see how it is doing and to feed it. Continuing to practice their cutting…
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Highlights of our week…

Snails! One of our friends brought in his snails to show us and share. The preschooler's still show a large interest and fascination with bugs and insects. He brought them in a plastic egg and we were surprised there were so many! 10 in total. Paper Mache! We continued to decorate our paper mache creations.…
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Our Week of Learning – May 23-27, 2022

One of the preschoolers brought in a package of pipe cleaners to share with their peers which led to them making their own paper masks with them. The exploration in using tape continued this week with the preschoolers painting pictures and adding tape to them afterwards. The preschoolers blew up some balloons to trap toy…
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A Peek into our week…

Outdoor Obstacle Course Can you limbo? We set up an obstacle course for the preschooler's to move through. They had no problem jumping and balancing, we challenged them to limbo under the water tower, moving it lower and lower. "Crawl like a crab." was a suggestion. It's not just a spool... This week we focused…
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Exploration and Discovery – May 9-13, 2022

Lately the preschoolers have been doing a lot of gluing on our big paper and their own individual ones. From glitter butterflies to googly eyes or popsicle sticks, they have been finding new things to stick to paper. One such activity that they used glue for was making their own spider webs out of different…
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Play. Explore. Learn.

We revisited our beans this week. We were fascinated with how big they have grew! We noticed our kidney beans have sprouted flowers, will they turn into beans? We will continue to water and take care of them and are eager to see what happens. Role play and Nurturing The preschoolers have been doing a…
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Our Week in Review – April 25-29, 2022

The preschoolers continued to explore using air dry clay to mold it into different creations such as an elephant or a cup. Using natural items the preschooler played with different tiny animals and insects, creating habitats for them. They also used the toy insects to try and match them to the pictures of their real…
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Our Weekly Exploration – April 18-22, 2022

The preschoolers having been into using the big long canvas paper to decorate with using a variety of materials. This week they glued a bunch of rainbow flowers and letters onto it. We have begun exploring air dry clay and what we can do with it. The preschoolers molded the clay into creatures and objects…
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