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

Cheetah Room News

The Cheetah Room was completely consumed in the month of March with a Tree Study.  Students learned about the characteristics of trees, who lives in trees, how trees change and what we can do with parts of trees. Much of our lessons took place outside so students could learn from first hand experiences.  Students picked trees Read More

Our Panda’s have green thumbs!

During the month of March, our students are taking a deeper look into and are participating in a study of trees!  Throughout the these few weeks our explorers will have planted and taking care of their very own sunflowers.  This will allow our kids to learn more about plants and how tender love and care mixed Read More


We over on 137th Street would like to congratulate one of our preschool teachers on her promotion to Lead UPK Teacher.  Mrs. Ashanti had been teaching in our four year old Lion Room.  She goes above and beyond for her students making sure they are in a learning environment that is comfortable and challenging at Read More

NEWSFLASH: Fashion Show in the Panda Room!

February has been an exciting month for our young explorers!  During February our students have been taking a deeper looking into clothing.  Each week we discussed a different topic.  We began by looking at the characteristics of clothing.  Then we moved on and learned all about the different ways we take care of our clothes. Read More

Cheetah Room newsflash!

The month of February brought about a lot of changes in the Cheetah Room.  We started a clothing study that had everyone excited.  The dramatic play center added a washer, dryer, and clothesline.  Students learned about the different types of clothing and how to take care of them.  The cheetahs even took a trip to the Read More

Winter Wonderland in the Panda Room.

In the month of January the Pandas are learning about many different aspect of winter such as snow, winter clothing, winter homes, and polar animals.  We began by experimenting with artificial snow!!  Our students had the opportunity to be scientist by mixing baking soda and hair conditioner together to create snow.  Once we were done Read More