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

Let’s take care of our teeth!!

This week the students in the Giraffe room are learning about brushing their teeth!!  We introduced the topic by reading the book ‘Brushing our teeth.’  We had familiar objects such as toothbrushes, tooth paste, mouth wash and even dental floss,  for the students to pass around a talk about.  The part the children loved the most Read More

Breaking news: Monkey Room and Dental Hygiene

The week the Monkey’s are learning about dental hygiene.  We began introducing vocabulary like brush, tooth paste, and mouth wash.  We even had a chance to look at and explore these things.  This week the monkeys practiced how to brush their teeth.  We discussed that we should also brush two times a day, once in Read More

Lion Room Newsflash!!

In the last week of February the Lion room as been talking about Dental Hygiene.  The lions made a mouth with teeth using construction paper and marshmallows.  Our kiddies had a great time and were very tempted to eat their marshmallows!!  At the end of the lesson they actually did get to eat the left Read More

Paper lanterns in the Elephant Room

This week the Elephants colored and helped to create their very first paper lanterns.  We introduced the color red to our little ones and made the lanterns out of red construction paper.  We picked the color red because it symbolizes good fortune and joy in the Chinese Culture.  The students used their own choice of Read More

Fun with mittens!!!

This month in the Zebra room, the Zebras are learning about winter!  We began the month by learning about snow and snowmen.  This week we focused on winter clothing.  The Zebras are learning that winter clothing such as hats, scarves, mittens, and sweaters help to keep us warm when it’s cold outside.  We looked at different Read More