This Week At Cairn Hill 9/17-9/21

In Literature Zahra “Five Green Speckled Frogs”, “Itsy Bitsy Spider”, “Fish is Fish”.  Mary-Beth led us in the story “Skye Moves To A New Home”. Cheryl read us “Going On A Bear Hunt” outside in the beautiful weather.Outside we rode bikes in the rain.Outside we found a fairy house in one of our trees.We checked…

This Week At Cairn Hill 9/10-9/14

At story time on Monday and Friday Zahra led the songs “I’m in the Mood”, “Five Little Ducks”, “Just Like Me”. Then Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Mary-Beth sang “Beehive”, “Bee Verse”, “Gnk Gnk said the Little Green Frog” and “Frog in a Pond”. Then told the story “Skye Moves to a New Home”. We had…

This Week At Cairn Hill 8/20-8/24

In literature we told a story about recycling. We went down to spring pond and had fun going up to the top of our rain boots in the water. For a recycling activity we hid objects to recycle. The children got to make earth cookies.We also made dirt with oreos.We had a great time at our…

This Week At Cairn Hill 8/13-8/17

This week we read the book “Where The Wild Things Are”. In art we painted with water colors. The children made crowns like in the book. We also made a collage.Outside in our back playground we had a fun game of duck, duck, goose.Some of our friends explored what would happen if we drew with chalk in…

This Week at Cairn Hill 8/6-8/10

We have been learning about what families and friends might do when they go camping. We made different crafts using recycled items to create binoculars, made bracelets, and painted rocks we found outside. For stories we sang, read, and acted out We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. It has been a hot week and we…

This Week at Cairn Hill July 30-August 3rd

We explored different types of seashells and observed the different sizes, shapes, and patterns. We tried real seaweed at snack and “seaweed” spread with bread. Many children were ready to try the seaweed although very few discovered that they liked it.  We told a story about a fish and tadpole that helped each other out…

This Week At Cairn Hill July 23-27th

This week we learned about wings and wind. We looked for creatures that fly and found a few different insects on our walks. We told stories through puppetry about a butterfly being born into the world and making friends. We also told a story about a rabbit wishing for wings and realizing that they are happy…

This Week at Cairn Hill Preschool July 16-20th

This week we played a lot in our new mud kitchen! For art, we made nature collages and some of the children put on a puppet show inside. On our walk we explored and gathered nature items. In literature, we read the book The Leaf Man.  We also read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein…

This Week at Cairn Hill Preschool July 9-13th

In literature we told the story of the fairy Thumbelina and told the story of the Garden Gnome. We had lots of fun playing in the water in our mud kitchen in the back playground.  We made dinosaur soup and cupcakes for dessert! In art we made our own wooden gnomes… and looked for gnomes and…

This Week at Cairn Hill Preschool July 2-6th

This week we searched for bugs. In literacy we read Frog and Toad. We We used the sprinkler outside because it was so hot. We built a dam like the beavers did in a story we read. Have a good weekend!