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..

IMG_2995 IMG_2998 IMG_3002

Peers enjoy looking for their name on the sign in sheet which is promoting name recognition.

IMG_3064 IMG_3065

Tracing and freehanding letters seems to be increasing children’s confidence and instilling a sense of pride and accomplishment.

IMG_3067 IMG_3068

Leaves were brought in as a provocation and the children chose to glue them to a paper.

IMG_3073 IMG_3074 IMG_3075

Peers enjoyed looking at flyers and cutting out things they liked; fostering their fine motor skills.

IMG_3049 IMG_3048 IMG_3047

Beading also also been an interest that fosters this skill.

IMG_3106 IMG_3105

We created our gas pump this week using a box. painting, and gluing “buttons” on it. It was a fantastic collaboration among peers.

IMG_3028 IMG_3029 IMG_3030 IMG_3031 IMG_3032 IMG_3091

We tried out the gas pump inside before bringing it out and it was a hit!

IMG_3132 IMG_3142

Cooking, preparing and serving food to friends.

IMG_3095 IMG_3093 IMG_3023 IMG_3014IMG_3045

We offered real bandaids to extend our interest in doctor care. Peers displayed such empathy for their hurt baby.

IMG_3098 IMG_3100 IMG_3101 IMG_3102 IMG_3103

Building with big and small blocks and using construction vehicles supports the child’s sense of expression

IMG_3050 IMG_3024 IMG_3004

Feeding and observing the snails brings the children together.

IMG_3011 IMG_3013 IMG_3009

Using the scale with alphabet magnets and clear gems promotes letter recognition and sorting along with math skills.

IMG_3051 IMG_3052

Peers used leaves with playdough and observed the patterns created….

IMG_3110 IMG_3115 IMG_3108

The children were very interested in the deconstruction the giant planter…

IMG_3076 IMG_3081

Creating a exploring obstacle courses promotes so many gross motor skills.

IMG_3085 IMG_3087

Hide n go seek …

IMG_3042 IMG_3041 IMG_3043 IMG_3044

The “gas station” is open for business! Peers took turn being the attendant; asking for money and then giving gas and exchanging roles. So much fun!!

IMG_3154 IMG_3155 IMG_3162


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *