Category Archives: Preschool 1

Preschoolers Week in Review Nov. 29-Dec.3, 2021

Enhancing our creative skills! We still really love painting at the easel and exploring the science of colour mixing.   Creating shapes using our magnet toy. We discovered using the shapes have made things like creating recognizable pictures a bit easier for us. Attempting to make things like trees, or houses with the shapes have…
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Our Week in a Nutshell – November 22-26, 2021

Lately the preschoolers have been preferring to use our water colour paints to create their artwork. We have begun to notice that each preschooler has their own individual painting style. When the preschoolers aren't painting, they are practicing their drawing skills on paper and white boards. Some have even shown an interest in tracing using…
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Our Week at a Glance…. Nov. 22-26, 2021

Continuing to care for our plants and insects... We got a sprout!!! The children were so excited to see that our plant sprung a sprout, we examined it and gave it some water, and later in the week discovered we had a couple more sprouts had emerged! We gave the snails some veggies and encouraged…
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Our Week of Discovery – November 8-12, 2021

The preschoolers continue to explore their creative side using both water colour paint and acrylic paint. We noticed that when they use the water colour paint their pictures use darker colours and are more abstract compared to acrylic where it is vibrant and for recognizable images. Some friends continue to draw recognizable pictures like robots…
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Halloween Fun…and A Peek into our Week!! November 1-5, 2021

Halloween it always such an exciting time of year for everyone!! We loved getting dressed up in our costumes and showing them off to our friends!     TRICK-OR-TREAT!! Parading around the centre for treats...so much fun! And getting to eat a little treat was even better!       Outdoor Festivities!!      …
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Our Week of Discovery – October 25-29, 2021

The preschoolers have been expressing their creative side through their use of acrylic paint and water colour paint. We have noticed them beginning to consider what colours to use and forming recognizable shapes in their art. Some preschoolers have been using our face stencils to practice making facial features with the water colour paints. The…
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A Look into Preschool 1 Week October 18-22, 2021

Learning to use scissors has been an ongoing interest among our preschool friends. As educators our role is to promote, foster and encourage these emerging skills by proving activities to enhance our fine motor skills.     Learning to trace letters using our wipe on/off alphabet sheets.   Cutting play dough with our small kitchen…
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Week of New Discoveries – October 12-15, 2021

We have been encouraging the preschoolers to use tools such as tracers and stencils to practice creating recognizable pictures. They have been combining this with their practice at using water colour paint and the light table. During free painting, we get to see how skilled the preschoolers are at painting. Many of them seem to…
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Our Busy Week of Discovery – October 4-8, 2021

The preschoolers have been learning how to use the water colour paints to create pictures, going through the steps of wetting their brushes to use the paint. For friends that have gotten the hang of the water colour paints, we have offered for them to use tracers with them, teaching them to paint within the…
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A Peek into our Week!! September 27-Octber 1, 2021

Intentional creations!! Our preschool friends enjoy painting on a daily basis, we decided to offer some tracers to help create some intentional pictures, as well as help to enhance those fine motor skills and had eye coordination. We tried the tracer with many different art medians such as...water colour pencils and paints, markers,  and pastels.…
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