Archive for March 2016
This week we got to touch and hold a number of different objects from the ocean. The kids loved seeing the various sizes and shapes of seashells, listening to see if they could hear the ocean in them too! We also had a sea star, crab pincer, barnacles, and sand dollars that they got to…Read More
Field Trip to the Pond!
In preparation for our field trip to the pond, we talked a lot about pond animals, in particular, about mallard ducks. We learned why the mama mallard ducks are brown and not colorful like the dads–so they can stay camouflaged when they are sitting on their eggs in the nest. I love how much these…Read More
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
For the month of March, we will be learning about a few of my favorite children’s books authors. We started off the month with Dr. Seuss since his birthday is March 2nd! Dr. Seuss books are always so entertaining to read and also enhance creativity and rhyme recognition. The children loved painting their own “Cat…Read More
Author and Illustrator Eric Carle
I love Eric Carle’s works! I like his stories and I am fascinated by his style of illustrating. So, I wanted to share this love with my preschoolers! This week we delighted in his books! One of the kids’ favorites was “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” which Eric Carle illustrated. We read…Read More
Lucky St. Patrick’s Day!
What a LUCKY week we had celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! A little leprechaun left these golden treats for our little preschoolers to enjoy! Holiday *magic* is so exciting! This week we learned about Saint Patrick and that he used the clover or shamrock to teach the people in Ireland a long time ago. We had…Read More