Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Welcome to Monday Morning Tots' Time!

Toddlers explore classroom activities on their own or with their parent/caregiver. Adults have an opportunity to socialize while children play.

William and Grandma work together on a fall wreath.

Natalie is focused matching puzzle pieces.

Laura creates her very first painting!

Tommy concentrates hammering the peg into the workbench.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Thanksgiving Flower Arrangements

The children in the Junior Room made flower arrangsments for Thanksgiving using mostly dried wildflowers and assorted leaves from the hydro field and Echo Valley Park.

Didn't they turn out beautifully?

The Junior Room Studies Maps

Reading maps and finding the lines of longitude and latitude.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

"A" is for Apple

Morning and afternoon Playschool visits an apple orchard. Throughout the week we learned about apples and how they grow.

All aboard the tractor, we're off to the orchard!

George the apple farmer tells us how to tip the apple up to the sun to remove the apple from the branch.

Anodea looks for apples to put in Daddy's basket.-

Mikaela finds her apple. It sure is big!

Team work. Andreas and Lucas look for apples together.

Melodie's apple is crunchy and juicy.

Gabriela searches through the branches for just the right apple.

Kyle wants to climb the ladder to reach the apples growing high in the tree.
During the afternoon it rained, but Playschool still enjoyed the search for apples. Hudson is way up high in the apple tree!

Kindergarten Goes Apple Picking

The Kindergarten went apple picking and YUM was it fun!

See those Smiles?

The children LOVED the ride into the orchard on the tractor trailer!

The Junior Room's Full-Body Portraits

Our full-body portraits are coming along! You should be able to see the final product on the wall in the big hall by the end of the week, but in the meantime, here is a preview!

Here are the girls of grade three and four.
Can you guess who they are?