a holistic pre-school and kindergarten

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

News of the Day 3-30-2010

This morning we...
- used different cut shapes to create collage
- painted at the easel
- were a spy, a doctor monkey, a mommy with babies who went shopping, mice, tigers, and a lion
- had Nico's b-day ritual
- read two chapters of :The Amazing Trail of Seymour Snail"
Outside we...
- played "Dirt Diner"
- rode trikes
- played Runaway Popcorn

Thursday, March 25, 2010

News of the Day 3-25-2010

Headbanging at lunch
This morning we...
- cut and collaged with new construction paper
- built a marble run
- read a note from the "Missing Key Mouse"
- read "Dot and Jabber and the Mystery of the Missing Stream" by Ellen Stohl Walsh
- played Pirates and Mommies and had lots of squabbles. We wrote many notes to each other telling who was allowed (or not) where and then taped them to the wall
Outside we...
- played Ice Cream Shop in the sandbox
- road trikes
- played Ru
naway Cookies

are you messing with my bike Isaac?


Wednesday, March 24, 2010

News of the Day 3-24-2010

The happily married Bear couple!
This morning we...
- worked with construction paper (cutting, drawing, and collage)
- had Spanish with Teal
- played Bears, Angler Fish, Puffer Fish, Ghost, and Babies
- helped the Bears get married
- were nice to each other
- left notes for Otis's "Missing Key Mouse" by the sink
Outside we...
- played with ramps
- dug up the yard!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

News of the Day 3-23-2010

This morning we...
- drew pictures
- read "The Mud Fairy" by Amy
- played baby dolls
- pretended Puffer Fish and Eels and made a fish tank out of the couch
- played bunk beds
- built a rocket out of Hollow Blocks and pretended that we were Robots and Space Lions
- had Art with Abby

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Weekend Pix Fix

Steve drops some knowledge on the lil 'uns

Thursday, March 18, 2010

News of the Day 3-18-2010

This morning we...
- played board games
- had a "picture greeting"
- played owls
- played babies
- played sister/mommy, and went jogging, and made a bunk bed!
- played rescue Pacysafalasaurus and knight
- read "Little Hoot" by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and "A Tree is Nice" by Janice May Udry
Outside we...
- played bunny chase
- played "gripper grabber"
- played hockey

- played doggy and made a doghouse

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

News of the Day 3-17-2010

Oh m'gosh! Did you here about Jenny and Tommy?!?!!
This morning we...
- painted with watercolors
- had Spanish with Teal
- went on a camping trip and had a marshmellow roast
- pretended we were dinos with a laser and a spaceship
- played babies
Outside we...
- played on the swings
- played "gripper-grabber"
- tried to save a cat in a tree
- played bunnies

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

News of the Day 3-16-2010

This morning we...
- painted with water colors
- were "Supers and Robots"
- built a house out of pillows for "rescue frogs and turtles"
- played dolls
- played with the dollhouse (it is an on-going battle of organized vs. chaos!)
- painted at the easel
- had Art with Abby- didn't each lunch cause Andy is a ninny

Outside we
- played family
- worked in the sandbox
- kicked and threw balls to eachother

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

News of the Day 3-10-2010

Here ya go John
This morning we...
- had Spanish with Teal
- were Hedgie's, and Jedi Knights, and Mermaids, and Goldfish
- played mommies and babies
- read "Mister Seahorse" by Eric Carle
Outside we...
- were naughty witches
- went to the moon via the swings
- chopped ice
- pulled friends in the sled
- were mommies dropping off our little ones off at school

- played in the sandbox

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

News of the Day 3-9-2010

This morning we...
- made pictures with pattern blocks
- used pegs and a pegboard to created designs
- read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle and talked about the performance
- were are usual assortment of characters...
- had Art with Abby
Outside we...
- chopped ice
- played in the sandbox

Sunday, March 7, 2010

News of the Week 3/3-5

This week we...
- worked with new Lacing Cards
- worked with Pattern Blocks and tried our hand at figuring out pattern block picture cards
- worked with Pegs and a Peg Board to make interesting designs
- pretended that we were bugs, and knights, and kings, and princesses, and fairies, and mommies, and sisters, and aliens, and soldiers...
- built a castle, and a space ship, and a bee hive
- made and decorated crowns
- worked in an Ice Cream Shop and made special deliveries with an ice cream cart
- played with doll
s and made a bed for them with Unit Blocks
- invented a new game called "My Turn..." Ask to play it with your child. An example from this week: "Have you ever seen a nose on a wall" - "Could it be a nose on a picture of a person" - "No, just a nose on a wall"

Outside we...
- played Runaway Cookies, and Simon Says, and Hide and Seek

- pretended we were pirates
- made mud pies (no lawn is a good lawn!)
- drew with chalk (on the BB!!!)
- played more Hide and Seek