by Katee We take a lot of pictures at school. Children are so used to being the subject of photographs and usually only rarely get an opportunity to be the photographer themselves. As much as we’d love to let the children take photos all the time, cameras are a delicate tool and we have gone through a few cameras over … Read More
by Alisha Last week we were very focused on drawing our own faces on paper and this week we have been drawing on our own faces! Whether we are using it to transform into a “Tiger-Dragon” or to enjoy the sensory experience of drawing on our own skin, face paint is super fun. The past couple of days we have … Read More
by Alisha We have been working on our drawing self portraits. This is a project we do twice each year. Once at the beginning of the year, and once at the end, along with many other portrait projects in between. We talk about the shape of our facial features and look closely to notice small details we may have not … Read More
by Katee It is a topic that we address each year, and each year is so important to address. Rough play, horseplay, roughhousing – it’s something all little animals do as a part of their development and human children are no exception. Children learn physical skills from this play including controlling muscle movements, they learn social and emotional skills including … Read More
by Alisha Singing is such a huge part of our days in the classroom. We have our greeting songs, our blessing song, our song to be excused to wash hands, our song for when the fruit comes and countless other songs that help our day flow. Maybe most helpful to us are the little songs we sing during transition times. … Read More
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