This week at Cairn Hill June 17th to June 21st, 2019

Rain, rain go away come back another day! This has been our special song this week. We still spent a lot of time outside. We have combined our number and shape hunt in one. In the back playground, each of the children had to find their name tag and had a number and a shape…

This week at Cairn Hill June 10th to June 14th, 2019

We started our week with our number hunt in the back playground, everybody running around finding their numbers or exchanging them until we had them all in our wooden number box. Right after that, we took a long walk in the forest. We could take the time to explore the stream. On Tuesday we continued…

APPLE CAKE RECIPE

 APPLE CAKE RECIPE 2 cups of SUGAR 1 ¼ cups OLIVE OIL 2 EGGS 3 cups FLOUR 1 tsp. BAKING SODA 1 tsp. SALT 2 tsp. CINNAMON 3 cups DICED APPLES Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put all ingredients into one large bowl. Mix with your hands as you would a meatloaf, gently but thoroughly;…

This week at Cairn Hill June 3rd to June 7th 2019

It has been quite a busy week at school. This week we welcomed a new student. He is just 3 years old and will be with us on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Welcome! We spent a lot of time outside and have started planting our garden. We planted lettuce and Swiss chard in pots and we…

This week at Cairn Hill May 28th to May 31st, 2019.

This week was a short week, and like every week we had a good time. We have been exploring our bodies and wanted to have the children make an art project with shapes since we have been working on that topic for a few weeks. We invited children to represent someone by gluing shapes on…

This week at Cairn Hill (Turkey Hill for the week) May 20th to May 24th, 2019

Spring is here and turkeys are gathering around the school. We have called this week Turkey convention week. A lot of traffic and puffed feathers in the morning or afternoon hours. Meanwhile, children have been enjoying playing outside without having to wear big coats anymore. Flowers continue to offer material for observation. This week children…

Our May Festival 2019

Here is a slideshow of our May Festival. Thank you all for participating, despite the rain it was a great event!

This week at Cairn Hill May 13th to May 17th 2019

Monday when we started the week, we checked on our mushrooms and watered them. In just a few days they went from just white traces in the dirt to forming tiny mushrooms. If you observe them in the morning and check again in the afternoon, you can see they have grown. It’s quite amazing. While…

This week at Cairn Hill May 6th to May 10th, 2019

We had quite a busy week exploring and observing and preparing our little gifts for Mother’s Day. Every day children have helped out to prepare their butterflies and flowers. It was a big project. We have explored playing with water as a sensory experience but also to talk about melting and color bleeding. We used…

This week at Cairn Hill Preschool April 29th to May 3rd, 2019

This week at Cairn Hill we continued to observe the growth of our little seeds. Our lentils sprouts are getting bigger and bigger; the children have been taking good care of them. They could still recognize the seed but observed how it changed as it grew. ` We continued to learn about shapes and have…