a holistic pre-school and kindergarten

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

News of the Day 10-27--2010

Today we...
- drew with crayons
- created with recycled material
- had Art with Abby [we worked on clay busts]
- played Mermaids and Pirates AND Mermaid Pirates
- played Babies
- drew pictures to KEEP OUT the Bad Pirates
During Morning Meeting we...
- read "The Little Old Woman Who Was Not Afraid Of Anything"
- played drums
Outside we...
- played Doctor, Beauty Shop, Jail, and the Everything Eaters

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

News of the Day 10-26--2010

Today we...
- drew with crayons
- had Spanish with Teal (played Go Fish in Spanish!)
- played Dance Theater
- played Milo and Otis and Princess
- played Skeleton and Puffy Brain Monster
- drew monster to scare away Skeleton and the P.F.B.

During Morning Meeting we...
- learned to move our sillies throughout our bodies and then blow them away
- learned a new game: "I'm Going On A Trip"
- read "The Giant Ball of String"
Outside we...

- played Giant Ball of String/ Big Pile of Leaves
- played doctor and veterinarian
- Had Lunch!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

News of the Day 10-21--2010

Today we...
- constructed a large train track and played trains
- played board games
- sent mail to friends
- ran a wand making shop
- played Eggy
- played Super Isaac, Dark Ghost, and The Queen of the Stinky Babies
During Morning Meeting...
- Otis read us 2 books
- we worked in our Artist Journals

Outside we...
- stayed inside
- played Moongobble
- played City Market

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

News of the Day 10-20--2010

Today we...
- worked with playdough using scissors for cutting lengths and shapes
- had Art with Abby [self portraits]
- read "The Octonauts and the Only Lonely Monster"
- played City Market

- played Batman and Spiderman
- played "saving babies" (the baby dolls needed to be saved!)
- played Mermaids and Supers!
Outside we...
- played Naughty Mouse
- played M

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

News of the Day 10-19--2010

the day that never happened...

Thursday, October 14, 2010

News of the Day 10-14--2010

Today we...
- Went on our field trip to Audubon Vermont. It was so wonderful. Thank you to Steve Posner for leading, and all the grown-ups who accompanied us. Already thinking of a November sojourn...
- Hopefully pictures will come soon... Tamra... hint, hint...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

News of the Day 10-13--2010

Today we...
- played Pengoloo and Froggy Boogie
- had Art with Abby [we worked on self-portraits]
- played Baa-Baa
- played Rocket Buy/Girl Bad Guy
- worked as mail carries
During Morning Meeting we...
- began to learn the board game Labyrinth
Outside we...
- created and ran on obstacle courses. Too fun!

*** sorry, left camera in the car again ***

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

News of the Day 10-12--2010

Today we...
- decorated our stars (estrella) for Spanish class
- had Spanish with Teal
- played Team Catch Alien
- played Boss Soldier
- played City Markey
During Morning Meeting we...
- learned/relearned Go Fish
- read "Harold and the Purple Crayon"
Outside we...
- started to created our annual BIG LEAF PILE
- traveled to Africa
- made cupcakes in the Sandbox Bakery
- played underground detectives

*** sorry, left camera in the car today ***

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Simply Stunning

Thank you Olivia for capturing this beautiful shot. I don't know how she did it, with the movement in the back. And, hello Isaac as a teenager! Wow!!!

News of the Day 10-7-2010

Today we...
- created different structures at the big table with Lincoln Logs (knockoffs)
- worked in our artist journals
- read "Green Wilma Frog In Space" - thanks Isaac!
- played Mermaids (aka Ariel), penguins, and giant crab
- played Kowalski, Super Ariel, and Super Skeleton
- read "The Fall of Freddie the Leaf" (a really good book about loss/de
Outside we...
- played a new game that Otis helped us create called Naughty Mouse which lead to a new fun cheer of "Naughty, naughty owner, you can't catch me!!

The beginning of Naughty Mouse. Start in the "trap"

The mice escape the trap!


Caught by the owner! Back to the trap

"Naughty naughty owner, you can't catch me!!!"

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

News of the Day 10-6--2010

Today we...
- worked on a train track
- sent mail to friends and drew pictures
- had Art with Abby: we worked with clay
- read "The Legend of the Golden Snail"
- had a music parade
- played Buzz Lightyear (and Lightyear Buzz), and Super Fox, and babies
- worked in our artists journals
Outside we...
- squabbled about who was marrying who
- had a ballerina show
- played sandbox bakery

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

News of the Day 10-5--2010

Today we...
- worked on a train track
- worked on projects with recycled materials
- had our first Spanish Class with Teal!!!
- played mer
maid and merman
- played skeletons and skelebots
- read "Buzz Boy and Fly Guy"
Outside we...
- played dragons
- played bakery in the sandbox
- played secret
- had a "ballerina show"

Monday, October 4, 2010

A Child's Perspective

Two Thursdays ago, Olivia absconded with my camera. Here are the results. I believe Medea took over for a bit as well. I'm not sure if there is another accomplice involved...