Happy Father’s Day to all of our Gingerbread dads! We hope you have a wonderful weekend!
- 4 Year Old Graduation: Wednesday, June 19th @ 6:00. Please have your child in their classroom by 5:45
This week caps off our flowers and plants theme. The weather this week made for perfect practice to explore different plant life. Our students observed the different things that grow outside our school. Once we studied different plants, we learned how they came about, and their different parts. We also talked about our favorite type of flowers and plants, and even planted some flowers of our own!
Planting our own flowers
Painting with flowers and painting a garden
Shape and letter matching with flowers
Name flowers and tracing
Flowers in the sensory bin and on the Smartboard
This week our preschoolers learned all about bugs! We learned about the difference between bugs and insects, all the different types, where they life, and what they eat, and what they do!
“Ants on a log”
All about bugs!
Scooter relay races
What a messy week in our four year old rooms! We rolled up our sleeves, and dug down into the dirt! We talked about dirt vs. mud, things we might find if we dig down far enough, and who makes their home down in the dirt! We even had some creepy crawly visitors in our classroom!
Examining real worms and painting with fake ones (Don’t worry, we set them free!)
Making mud pies and playing in the dirt
We created an “Underground Diorama”
Painting with dirt and making ant hills
Mud puddle sculptures
Magnet letter matching and making letters using rocks
Practicing our shapes
Puzzles and trains!
Celebrating a lollipop birthday!
Track and Field with Mr. Mike
This week our preschoolers learned all about ponds, focusing on the animals and bugs that live in and around them! We talked about everything from frogs and fish to dragonflies!
We also finished up our LAST letter of the year, J! For the next two months, we will be reviewing letters and numbers taught, finishing up our spring themes, enjoying the spring weather, and preparing for our Graduation ceremony!
Making frogs, lily pad counting, and the life cycle of a frog in water!
Turtles and ducks
Water color fish, and matching shapes on fish
The letter J, and letter stamps in play dough
This week our preschoolers learned all about farms! We talked about what animals we see on a farm, and all the work that goes into running a farm. We also talked about how important farms are to our community!
Milking a cow in the Gummy Bear room!
Making our own farm animals
Working together to make a class farm
I is for Ice cream and G is for Garden!
Barns and farm animals
Puzzles and matching games
Relays in the Gym
This week our preschool classes emphasized everything rainbow! The children learned the colors of the rainbow in order using the phrase ROYGBIV. There was also discussion about how rainbows are formed and when they might typically see a rainbow. We painted rainbows, sorted objects by color, conducted rainbow science experiments, and played rainbow games in the gym!
Lacing Fruit Loops
Hand Print Rainbows
We made a rainbow out of our scavenger hunt items!
Streamer rainbows and butterflies
Fruit loops with tweezers!
Rainbow math and sensory bin
Painting rainbows on foil, with cotton balls, and water colors
Fine motor rainbow activities
Find the color with Mr. Mike