Friday, October 30, 2015

Miscellaneous Moments

 The big guys chilling.
 Sophisticated roof work utilizing balance and overhang.
 Anna and Elsa's invade the block area.

Halloween Fun

 Halloween fun.
 Five Little Pumpkins
 "OOOO went the wind.

 "Out went the light."
Long white bones of the ghost of John.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Jurassic sand, block structures and measuring height.

 Shortest to tallest.
 Self-portraits and "I Am From" Poems

 Jurassic sand on the light table.

 Jurassic sand with funnels.
 Making a polka bat.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Blocks, Bicycles, the letter "B" and Buddies

Large Block Construction has taken over in Preschool. 
Enclosures: The Doghouse
Practicing representation, experimenting with area and volume, height and length.

 The Venom Ship. Dramatic Representation. Thinking Creatively and Scientifically.
 Practicing symmetry and patterns, bridging and repetition. Learning about equilibrium, balance and stability.

 The Wednesday Group out on a walk in the woods.

 A visit from a parent. Learning about different kinds of bikes that everyone can use.
 A hand pedaling bike.

 The banana mobile.
 Group time with Lauren. Practicing the "B" sound.
 Looking at our mouths making the "B" sound. Different than the "P" sound.
Sharing Identity Books.  A popular activity supporting positive relationships in our group. Children learn to appreciate similarities and differences among us.