Category Archives: Preschool 1

Our Week of Discovery – December 19-23, 2022

Getting into the festive spirit, the preschoolers made snowmen by gluing cotton balls together on paper and gluing paper chains together. The preschoolers traced letters on new wipe on/off sheets we have, following the directional arrows. We have noticed that the preschoolers are beginning to experiment with the designs they make out of the magnet…
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Our Week of Learning – December 12-16, 2022

This week the preschoolers tried to explore how to make different textures on paper using different items. They started off painting the tires of cars to make tracks but ended up painting the cars entirely instead. We also used cotton balls with paint to dab onto paper, creating cloud/snow like textures on the paper. Speaking…
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A Look Back at Our Week – December 5-9, 2022

This week the preschoolers explored their creativity through painting and gluing. They glued objects like cotton balls and yarn to create faces on paper, and added paints for extra colour.     The preschoolers explored a habitat for snails and bugs using wood and some vegetables. They used celery sticks to try feeding the snails,…
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Our Week in Review – November 28-December 2, 2022

The preschoolers tried out a new style of painting involving feathers this week to see what kind of texture it left behind. The preschoolers have been using the materials at the light table to match items to pictures in a book and to line up in a row. Lately the preschoolers have been building interesting…
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Our Week in a Nutshell – November 21-25, 2022

Using wood slices and coins, the preschoolers used pastels and paper to make rubbings with them and recreate the texture underneath.   Using glue, the preschoolers stuck a collage of items onto paper such as wood shapes, feathers, and cotton balls. Challenging themselves, the preschoolers used big tongs to try and pick up small woode…
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Our Week of Learning – November 13-17, 2022

After the preschoolers tried tracing pictures at the light table, we introduced rubbings to them where they used indented picture sheets and pastels. They put paper over the sheets and tried to recreate the image underneath. The preschoolers continued to create face art by gluing an assortment of items such as feathers and googly eyes…
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A Week of Discovery – November 7-11, 2022

Once a few mirrors were added, the preschoolers began using them to look at themselves in them. They were encouraged to draw what they seen on paper, creating their own self portraits. Using the big letter tracing sheets, some of the younger preschoolers have been practicing following the dotted line to write the letters out.…
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A Week in Review – October 31 – November 4

This week the preschoolers used Halloween themed cutouts to decorate and create a collage. We used googly eyes and foam pieces to create creatures like bats and spiders. We collaborated to glue them onto the collage, or draw onto it with markers and crayons. We also beaded some bracelets using pipe cleaners and lettered beads…
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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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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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