Thursday, April 30, 2015
Monday, April 27, 2015
We are loving Spring around here! It's such a fun time full of outdoor exploration. A classmate brought in a few butterflies from home for the Preschool 4 nature share, and guess what!? We set them free! What a great way to provide a hands on nature experience while teaching respect to all living creatures.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Our classes had a "Trash to Treasure Hunt" this week. They all had a chance to visit our recycling bins to choose a few items to repurpose into their own treasures! They were so proud of their finds and enjoyed using their imagination! I love our teacher dedication to this project. The children are learning to reduce waste while having fun!
We have been learning all about plant and animal life cycles this month. Our kids have really enjoyed getting their hands dirty with their plants! They loved being able to squish their hands in the damp soil, drop the seeds in and one class has a station dedicated to slug searching! It is looking like all of these April showers are beginning to bring May flowers!
Last night we hosted an amazing training for The Academy staff. Handwriting Without Tears is a component of our Get Set for School curriculum. This curriculum prepares our Preschool and Pre-K children for kindergarten! We had lots of fun and were able to share ideas and gather resources. Thanks for a great training, Lauren Halloway!