Archive for November 2014

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!  We had a fantastically spooky week full of fun Halloween activities, songs, and games!        Number recognition and one-to-one correspondence with spiders was pretty creepy! ; )  The older kids practiced writing the numbers as well. We learned a fun Halloween song this week: “Halloween is Coming!”  The kids loved playing the…

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Indian week!

This month we are learning about Thanksgiving with each week having a related theme.  This week we learned about Indians. The kids really enjoyed making Indian necklaces.  Stringing beads is a fun way for them to strengthen their fine motor skills.    After learning about how the Indians used animal skins for clothing and learning about…

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Guest Artist and Turkey Time!

The highlight of our week was having a guest artist come to our preschool!  We were privileged to have Cathy Erdmann, an amazingly talented local artist, visit and teach us!  The children loved the hands-on experience of learning about sculpture.  Cathy showed us the many steps that go into making a bronze sculpture!  It’s quite…

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Thanksgiving Time!

We had a great week getting ready for Thanksgiving!  The kids were SO excited to finally get to paint their little sculptures they made when Cathy Erdmann came to visit last week!  It was so fun to see how they all turned out!   What cute little turkeys!   The 3-year-olds carefully painting their pumpkin sculptures.…

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