Adventures in Class 2 April 5th-9th 2021

We worked on our science skills this week when we made a pond Ecosphere. We went down to the pond and collected our items from there. The children helped to collect some sand, rocks, live plants and pond water. After collecting all the items it was time to put together our Ecosphere. The children enjoyed…

Daffodils are Blooming

The children practiced their early literacy skills this week with Mr. Pat. depending on skill level the children were instructed to read and match letter tiles to the letter drawn with chalk on the chalkboard. Some of the children practiced their uppercase letter recognition and some children practiced their lowercase letter recognition. Some of the…

March 29th-April 2nd Adventures with Class 2!

Hear the birds sing their song Now that Spring has come along, Hear each voice sweetly singing, Joy and light to each heart bringing! -Betty Jones We started off our week with making a beautiful nest to house our hand decorated eggs. A recycled shoe box, glue, bits of paper, and little fabric flowers came…

Joy is Everywhere

Circle Time is different these days but we’ve learned over the few months that as long as mask are on, the children can engage in small short circle times with their friends and teachers. We have adapted new ways to integrate different elements of learning to meet all those needs from gathering, understanding and early…

Adventures in Class 2 March 22nd-26th 2021

This week we worked on name recognition while making coffee filter flowers. For our art project this week we used a variety of different materials. First the children used droppers to add a few different water colors to their flowers. After this we painted paper using green water color. We then added the children’s names…

Starting our garden

The weather has changed a lot in the last few weeks and some days feel like summer. Monday was a great day to take a longer walk and go back to the pond to observe the changes. We observed that the water was high and were greeted by ducks and geese. They probably sensed we…

Life in green

We had a very busy green week! One of our first activity of the week is to check on our plants and take care of them. We observed that our lentils have sprouted and we made sure to water them as well as the bulbs at the window. Taking care of a plant teaches children…

March 15th-19th Adventures with Class 2!

Spring is coming, Spring is coming birdies build your nest. Weave together straw and feather doing each your best. Our friends have worked so hard this week on their beautiful garden rocks. Many days and different processes went into the final product. We began by picking the perfect rocks and scrubbing them clean with sponges…

Adventures in Class 2 March 8th-12th 2021

This week was all about plants and flowers. We started out our week by cutting up a variety of shapes in order to create flowers. Children got creative when it came to creating their flowers. Some children added multiple shapes to make their flowers tall. While others chose to make just one tiny flower. After…

Melting March

As the world around us started to change this week the children tapped into their physical senses and began exploring the world-changing from later winter to early spring, where the children explored where snow once laid and a pond that has begun to freeze. They were curious to see what laid waiting for now that…