a holistic pre-school and kindergarten

Thursday, October 29, 2009

News of the Day 10-29-2009


Wednesday, October 14, 2009

News of the Day 10-14-2009

Buenos Dias, Maestra!!!

Today we...
- drew pictures using chubby markers
- played board games (mostly 'Golden Apple')
- imagined that we were Fire Cats and a Fire Monkey. We answered emergency calls on the phone while Fire Cat Lily kept wandering off
- had Spanish with Teal!
- read "A Kiss for Little Bear" and " The Knight and the Dragon"
Outside we...
- chopped wood
- imagined ourselves as firefighters

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

News of the Day 10-13-2009

Today we...
- worked with playdough
- built structures on the small light table using translucent shapes
- played with the dollhouse
- built a boat out of hollow blocks and gased it up with the new gas can
- imagined ourselves to be Fire Cats and a Fire Monkey. We responded to emergency calls
Outside we..
- stayed inside today
- played Fire Cats and Monkey again

Sunday, October 11, 2009

News of the Day 10-8-2009

Today we...
- played board games
- learned (some re-learned) a Hello Song. "Hello, Hello, Hello Otis... Hello, Hello, Hello Rowan... Hello, Hello, Hello Lily... Hello, Hello!" We also sang it in Spanish!!!
- took baby bear/ kitty Nico for some walks on a leash. :)
- built a boat/ rocket ship out of Hollow Blocks
- had Art with Abby!
- had a drum circle and practiced sharing the different drums
Outside we...
- raked leaves to use as fuel for the swingset-train's firebox
- were firefighters who cut down burning trees!
- played "Rescue Cats"

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

News of the Day 10-7-2009

Today we...
- drew pictures with markers and pencils
- played with the Dollhouse
- built a boat with Hollow Blocks. It broke down so we used some tools to repair it.
Rowan- "screw this, screw that, screw everything"
- served lemon tea to Andy
- had Spanish with Teal. Gracias Teal!!!
- read Tugga Tugga Tugboat
- learned "This Little Light of Mine" and "Hey Ho" and drummed to "Oh My", "Beep Beep", and "Funga Alafia"

- today we stayed inside and turned the boat into a fireboat complete with water cannons and spotlights

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

News of the Day 10-6-2009

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine...

Today We...
- built a boat using Hollow Blocks and a new steering wheel and life preserver
- built a harbor and channel using Unit Blocks
and then played with our small boats
- played with the Baby Dolls and the kitchen and store
- read "Tugga Tugga Tugboat"
- paraded to the cubbies while singing "Engineer"
Outside We...

- played rocketship and firefighters
- played in the sandbox, building a waterfall and BIG HILL!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

News of the Day 10-1-2009

Abby starts off Art Class with a book to inspire...

While Lily works on cutting...

... Olivia thoughtfully takes care of one of the babies .