Cheetah Room learns about water at Tender Tots Decatur Avenue

This month the thematic unit is all about water!  The Cheetah classroom performed an experiment and observed eight items that either sink or float in water.  First the students created a graph using tally marks and numbers to predict which items would sink or float.  After everyone made their prediction, they took eight items: metal Read More

Marine Mammals in the Monkey room.

During the month of August, we have been studying topics that revolve around the ocean.  Last week our classroom began looking at marine mammals.  The kids learned about mammals such as sea turtles, star fish and even sea lions.  After learning what each of the mammals eating habits are like we all completed a number Read More

Check out our big blue ocean in the tiger room.

In the Tiger room the babies are having a great time painting with their hands and learning about the ocean.  We are introducing them to the color blue, which is the color of the ocean.  We have been reading our tiger cubs books on the ocean, and looking at different pictures of the ocean too.  As the babies explored Read More

The Monkey room is having lots of Summer fun.

The thematic unit for the month of July is ‘ALL ABOUT SUMMER!!”  The Monkey room is learning about different types of clothing they wear in the Summer, clothes like t-shirts, slippers, and their favorite…bathing suits!  During the month on July the Monkeys also learned about healthy eating.  Our students were given the opportunity to try Read More

Elephant Ball Toss!

Last month the Elephants have been learning all about balls!  They had a blast learning the many different colors and varying sizes that balls can come in.  The elephants have learned which balls bounce and which balls roll.  The last week of June we questioned who uses balls and can you guess what we came Read More

Trix on a Stick!

Although the school year has home to an end, our students continued to learn and expand their minds further all through the summer.  Throughout the month of June, the Panda room learned about the different uses of balls and the characteristics through various activities.  As a yummy learning treat the students made “Trix on a Read More

Giraffe Room is having a ball!

The study at TenderTots for the month of June was balls.  The Giraffe room learned what balls are made of, who uses balls and what makes balls bounce. During our study the Giraffe Room learned about the many different typed of balls.  We explored balls such as basketballs, soccer balls, tennis balls, footballs, golf balls baseballs Read More

Monkey room update!!

The topic of this month is balls!  The Monkey room is learning about different types of balls such as footballs, basketballs, tennis balls and even beach balls!  For one of the activities we did the children painted a pre-cut football, basketball, and soccer ball.  Before we began this activity, we talked about the different sports Read More

Learning is better when we’re having fun!

Our tiger cubs are having a lot of fun with balls.  This month within the creative curriculum, they are being introduced to balls through playing and exploring the different types of balls.  Keep in mind that the babies are not just playing, there are developing their find and gross motor skills too.  Each little tiger was Read More

Buildings in the Monkey Room!!

The topic for May is Buildings.  Our little Monkeys are learning about the different ways that buildings are made, all the work that goes into building a building, and the many differences between all the buildings they encounter on a daily basis.  After reading the story of the Three Little Pigs, the monkeys were able to Read More