This week in nature at Cairn Hill Preschool. May 14-18.

This week we enjoyed biking on the playground and pulling eachother in our wagon. We took water breaks to rest after playing and we enjoyed blowing bubbles. In science we studied several types of birds and we pretended to be birds. We experimented picking up seeds with various kinds of beaks. The children loved using…

This week inside the classroom at Cairn Hill Preschool. May 14-18.

This week at Carin Hill we studied everything birds. We made our own bird’s nest out of grass and items we found in nature. During play time we built a house for everyone to use. The children worked well with one another to share their house and play together.  

Cairn Hill Spring Festival and Ribbon Cutting Celebration!

Thank you, everyone, for a wonderful celebration! We enjoyed a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Chamber of Commerce of Lynn. Cheryl Dressler, co-founder, had the honor of cutting the ribbon! We welcomed in the Spring Season with a story by Margaret Ris, co-founder, followed by a procession with streamers. The procession was accompanied with music by Caroline Dressler…

This week outside at Cairn Hill Preschool, May 7-11

  We played with our new toys on the playground this week, fishing with our new fishing rods and making tea in the playhouse. The children loved watering the new beautiful flowers that decorate our playhouse and fill the new garden beds. Everyone has enjoyed making new friends with our new classmates.

This week in the classroom at Cairn Hill Preschool. May 7-11

We enjoyed our week together, celebrating the beginning of Spring together this week. We had fun making orange juice for our parents and friends at our Spring Festival on May 9th and loved wearing the flower crowns we made! In literacy, we worked on matching the letters to our name and spelling short words such…

This week in the classroom at Cairn Hill. April 30-May 4.

This was a week of building and fashioning things, of working and playing together. Our letter of the week is O, so after making our own play dough, we rolled it out to make the letter ‘O’.  As a science activity, we explored bubbles (what beautiful, round “O”s!) then made our own bubble wands in…

This week outside at Cairn Hill. April 30-May 4.

The sun was out this week and it felt like Summer! The children enjoyed playing  in the sandbox. We welcomed another student this week; the children loved having a new friend join. We walked to the stream and enjoyed the cool water on a surprisingly hot day for May.     On cooler days, the…

This week outside at Cairn Hill. April 23-27.

This week outside we enjoyed both the rain and sunshine while exploring the forest and playing in puddles. We enjoyed our new balance bike and scooter as well as running and climbing. Spring calls for exuberant movement and the children love having lots of time outside!  

This week in the classroom. April 23-27.

In Science this week we studied pollinators and read a book called “Flowers are Calling.” We made butterflies as well as beautiful flowers made out of tissue paper. We made our own bowling lane during free play and we made marble ramps. We are studying the letter “I” and we love the word ice cream so we…

This week in the classroom. April 9-13th

This week was full of creative projects. We invented our own boats from reusable objects and tested them in water to see if they floated. We painted with vegetables and fruit and the children loved getting messy! In literacy, we studied the letter I and made the letter I with blocks. In math, we measured…

This week outside at Cairn Hill. April 9-13.

This week was such a wonderful week outside; we saw little plants pushing through the ground. We enjoyed the warm weather and started our days outside in the sandbox. We enjoyed working hard to bring new sand with our wagon to the sandbox. We built sturdy boats from recycled objects and brought them to a stream…

This week outside at Cairn Hill Preschool. April 2-6.

This week at Cairn Hill we had snow on Monday and Friday with the beautiful sun in the middle of the week. We enjoyed puddles and squishy mud on our daily walks. Over the weekend we had volunteers from the board of Cairn Hill clean the playground area and plant tulips to brighten up our…