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

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

It’s SUMMER in the Tiger Room!

In July our babies are learning all about Summer.  This week the Tiger room plated with beach toys!  Not only were the babies having a blast playing but they were also learning to play together while having fun as a group and individually.  Every smile that came out of their little faces was a memorable 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

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

Cheetah News!

The Month of April was all about Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling.  The Cheetah Room learned the difference between the three and how they themselves can contribute to each.  A recycling center was set up outside the classroom so students could recycle their garbage.  This helped students with sorting and categorizing, while also promoting mathematical skills Read More

Zebra Room Newsflash!

For the month of March, the Zebras learned all about trees.  We learned about what makes up a tree and who lives in them.  We also learned about other things that are on trees, such as fruit, flowers and even birds nests.  We read the story “Goodnight Mouse” by Parragon.  It was about different types Read More

The Elephants learned about the Three R’s!

In the month of March the elephants learned how to recycle!! We created two bins: one made out of cardboard for paper products and one made out of plastic for plastic products.  The elephants then sorted through a mixed pile of paper and plastic materials, choosing the items they liked best.  Then the walked to Read More