Our Ladybugs are growing up so fast. Gross motor play, sensory play, and tummy-time are all important tools for their successful development. We are so excited to support and observe their developmental milestones! -Ms. Marie
Our last day in October the Zebras celebrated Halloween by dressing up in costumes! We enjoyed some dancing and even had a party! Here are pictures of our little herd in their costumes & enjoying some of our party snacks. They each went home happy with a goody bag full of snacks and a little Read More
This week the Ant Class has been learning about the 4 seasons. Students learned that the 4 seasons are winter, spring, summer, and fall and that each season repeats every year. In addition, the students learned each season experiences weather changes (hot, cold, warm, and rainy), how we dress during these seasons, and what activities people participate in. During Read More
This month we focused on “communities.” The children used various materials within the classroom to create their own “communities.” In order to instill a greater understanding of communities, we incorporated literature ; “Helpers in my Community”, by Bobbie Kalman, and “The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza”, by Philemon Struggs. In the pictures below, the children created their own Read More
Literacy is an important part of early childhood development. Literacy provides the stepping stones for oral language, print knowledge, and phonological sensitivity as important emergent literacy skills for the development of reading. On October 31, 2014, we celebrated fairy tales and fables. Each classroom chose a different fairy tale or fable. The class read the book, learned about Read More
Happy October! The monkeys went bananas over this past week’s theme on weather! To make learning exciting, the monkeys collectively made a paper airplane and tested it in the wind….Watch it fly!!!
The Zebras really enjoyed Dinosaur month with all the different kinds of dinosaurs, both big and small. They especially enjoyed being able to play with all the dino toys and pretending to be dinosaurs with their big dino “Rawrrrs”! For “Fossil” week the Zebras got a chance to make dinosaur footprints in sand! They loved being Read More
Last week while learning about herbivores, the monkey room made some yummy yummy dino dip! We mixed ranch salad dressing with greed food coloring for a tasty treat. Take a look…
Elephant room working on Stegosaurs art project. This project helps strengthen their fine motor skills and cognition. Take a look!
On September 3rd the Bear Room took a trip to the Bronx Zoo!! We saw a polar bear, camels and some sea lions! All the fun we had made up so tired that some of us even took a nap on the bus ride home. Take a look.