The Highlights! Dec. 12-16, 2022

The preschoolers worked together on creating a giant Christmas tree. They focussed on following the line and painting within it.

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They practiced their cutting skills by snipping up paper and gluing it to the tree to simulate lights.

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Pom poms we’re also added to resemble ornaments. What a great collaborative effort among  friends.

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We also made snowmen using cotton balls, glue and googly eyes. So festive!

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They practiced folding the paper and making snips to create snowflakes too!

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Filling and dumping and color exploration were the driver of the play this week while doing water play.

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Some peers pretended to make bubbly volcanoes too!

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They love imitating the construction while engaging with the sand.

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Little clear cups were added for loose part exploration. Again, we see the filling and dumping schema at play.


Some peers pretended to make smoothies and other drinks while using the materials as well.

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Opened ended materials promote imagination and focused play.

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We used a variety of toys to encourage problem solving among peers. Shape recognition was supported through this play as well.

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The children love to build with many different things. It fosters self regulation and social skills like team work.

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Sorting the cars by color…


Peers pretend to work just like mommy and daddy…

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They take turns pretending to be doctor and the patient what their symptoms are furthering the language skills.

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Role play like making cookies and toast in the kitchen.


Peers used chairs and pretended to ride the bus to places like the beach, park and the zoo.


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We looked at flyers and labeled familiar objects seen and peers let us know what they wanted for Christmas.

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The preschoolers love to fill up gift bags and pretend to give them to friends. It is also a great sorting activity when they have to return the items back to where they got them from.

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Christmas cookie cutters were offered and peers rolled their dough out first and then made a variety of Christmas themed cookies for their parents.

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We love dancing to Christmas music too!

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A mindful breathing cube is fun and supports positive mental health!

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The children loved finding and breaking the ice on the playground this week.

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Building houses together…

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Creating barriers and construction zones where they can fix things like the fence and bikes.

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A spirited game of hockey among friends!

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Working together to create obstacle courses that fostor balancing and following direction.

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Racing in a variety of ways and moving our body in a variety of ways using the gross motor cube keeps us warm on  cold days!

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