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Learning About Black Inventors - Young Toddler

Posted by [email protected] on January 20, 2022 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (331)

This week we learned all about black inventors and figures. In art we glued a variety of different people on a bus, we reinvented Garrett Morgan's stop light as we glued red, yellow, and green paper on our very own stop lights, and we painted with colored shaving cream. We developed our language skills this week by reading various books about celebrated African-Americans, we used bingo daubers to trace the word dream, and we listened to and sung different songs. In math and science this week,...

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Learning About Black History - Pre-K

Posted by [email protected] on January 20, 2022 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (2)

Hello Families!

This week has been a good week learning all about Black History. This week the children worked on letter recognition, number recognition, building and working on their fine motor skills such as cutting and beading a spaghetti noodle. There is so much to learn about Black History so we tried to learn as much as we can throughout this week. On Monday, the children learned about Martin Luther King Jr. and how he had a dream for everyone to be kind to one another no matter t...

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Exploring Black History - Pre-School

Posted by [email protected] on January 20, 2022 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (1)

The children explored activities in relation to famous inventors and people in Black History. Monday in art the children engaged their small muscles as they cut, or tore, yellow, red, and green paper to glue together a traffic light. In math the children engaged in a bingo game, Dodgers Bingo to celebrate Jackie Robinson. Tuesday in art the children continued working on their traffic lights of cutting or tearing the paper. In math the children worked on number identification and putting numbe...

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Black History Week - Older Toddler

Posted by [email protected] on January 20, 2022 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (3)

Black History Week

We introduced the theme daily with a picture and print of a famous/well known African American people.

Monday-Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday- Rosa Parks

Wednesday-Barack Obama

Thursday-Jackie Robinson

Friday- Garrett Morgan


The children made clouds by gluing on cotton balls to paper for Martin Luther King Jr. "I have a Dream", Hand print wreath with various colors related to different skin tones, C...

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Celebrating Black History - Infant

Posted by [email protected] on January 20, 2022 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (3)

This week in the infant classroom the theme is Black History month! We have talked about quite a bit this week but here are a few crowd favorites. The older infants loved reading different cultural books and talking about diversity and black history! We tried gluing red, yellow and green shapes to paper and talked about how Garrett Morgan invented the traffic light! It was fun to see the infants move glue to paper and then stick shapes to the paper. The group also enjoyed talking about the la...

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Learning How to Cook - Pre-K 9-3

Posted by [email protected] on January 13, 2022 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (262)

The children had a fun week learning about cooking. We learned how to be safe while we are helping our mommies and daddies cook and that some stuff in our kitchen may hurt us. We learned how to use measuring cups and different utensils in the kitchen such as tongs, spatula, measuring spoons, etc. We did a few science experiments as well! Did you know that oil sits on top of water? We put items such as penny, fuse beads, googly eye, and water beads inside the water bottle to see which ite...

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What's Cooking in the Kitchen? - Pre-K

Posted by [email protected] on January 13, 2022 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (4)

This week was all about food, cooking and healthy vs. not-so-healthy food choices. We started our week with painting with colored ice. We made a noodle collage with 3 different kinds of noodles, we used kitchen utensils to paint with and we even "painted" on bread and then toasted it for a little treat. We also squeezed our own oranges to make juice and used our small muscles to string cereal pieces on a piece of yarn. Our sensory table is filled with rice and we have been using the funnels t...

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Cooking is Fun - Pre-School

Posted by [email protected] on January 13, 2022 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (5)

This week the children explored cooking themed activities and experiences in the classroom. Monday in art the children glued together a pizza by using a red paint/glue mixture to paint on sauce and then add yellow "cheese" paper strips, and green "peppers" and red "pepperoni" circles to the plate. In math the children sorted veggie counters by type and counted to see which had more and which had less. In language the children dictated a recipe of their favorite food to eat. Tuesday in art the...

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Fun with Cooking - Older Toddler

Posted by [email protected] on January 13, 2022 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (1)

Language: Word wall with cooking pictures and utensils, food line tracing and on Friday we will talk about cooking safety- adults only and hot stove.

Cognitive and knowledge: "Alphabet" soup magnets with cooking sheet, waffle blocks, exploring playdough with cooking tools, playdough in colored muffin wrappers and on Friday we will match the circles on the cupcake cut out and pom poms.

Motor development: Vegetable counters with tongs and containers, polling pill wit...

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Playing With Our Food! - Young Toddler

Posted by [email protected] on January 13, 2022 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (5)

This week the children learned all about cooking! We added popcorn kernels to the sensory bin and read various books in regards to cooking like, Growing Vegetable Soup and Alphabet Soup. In art this week, the children painted with whisks and spices, stamped with pears, and glued colorful shapes onto a pizza. The children practiced their fine motor skills by using tongs to pick up corks and put them in containers. In math this week, the children counted and sorted eggs into cartons, cupcakes i...

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