Lots to see and do…

Boys “reading” to the class!

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Finishing our ladybugs.

Finishing our ladybugs.

Juliet’s engineering marvel!

Juliet’s engineering marvel!

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Thank you to Miles’ dad for being a Mystery Reader.

Thank you to Miles’ dad for being a Mystery Reader.

Annabelle’s mom was also able to be a Mystery Reader this week too!

Annabelle’s mom was also able to be a Mystery Reader this week too!

Making memories in May

Our children have truly enjoyed the adventures on the big playground.

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Thank you to Graham’s dad for being our Mystery Reader this week!

Thank you to Graham’s dad for being our Mystery Reader this week!

We have been looking through all types of lenses this week - exploring for “bugs” in and around our classroom.

We have been looking through all types of lenses this week - exploring for “bugs” in and around our classroom.

We also painted paper plates to make “ladybugs”. 

We also painted paper plates to make “ladybugs”. 

Creating a masterpiece with paper and glue sticks!

Creating a masterpiece with paper and glue sticks!

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Music with Miss Sally.

Music with Miss Sally.

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Charles and Coleman making cupcakes.

Charles and Coleman making cupcakes.

Scottie and Whitfield having fun with chalk in the courtyard.

Scottie and Whitfield having fun with chalk in the courtyard.

Celebrating Easter

Decorating our Easter bags for our Egg Hunt in the courtyard.

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Thank you to Scottie’s mom for our wonderful Easter party; we had some yummy treats and a fantastic sticker craft!

Thank you to Scottie’s mom for our wonderful Easter party; we had some yummy treats and a fantastic sticker craft!

Charles’ mom was our amazing Mystery Reader this week!

Charles’ mom was our amazing Mystery Reader this week!

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While Miss Laurie was gone….

Playgrounds and art projects and mystery readers - o my!!

Painting beautiful pastel flowers with celery stalks!

Painting beautiful pastel flowers with celery stalks!

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Girls and their cars.

Girls and their cars.

Thank you to Paige’s mom for being Mystery Reader!

Thank you to Paige’s mom for being Mystery Reader!

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We also had Coco’s mom come in to read as well - she was very happy!

We also had Coco’s mom come in to read as well - she was very happy!

Spring has sprung!

Lots to do in and see in and around our room!

Supergirl hard @ work….

Supergirl hard @ work….

Fun in the sand.

Fun in the sand.

Splat Butterflies - it was an wonderful study in symmetry. 

Splat Butterflies - it was an wonderful study in symmetry. 

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A new group shot!

A new group shot!

Thank you to Whitfield’s mom for being one of our Mystery Readers.

Thank you to Whitfield’s mom for being one of our Mystery Readers.

Coco and I listening to her story….

Coco and I listening to her story….

We had worms on the courtyard this week - the children loved the sensory experience.

We had worms on the courtyard this week - the children loved the sensory experience.

Charles is an amazing engineer - look @ this awesome structure.  

Charles is an amazing engineer - look @ this awesome structure.  

Easel painting with purple!

Easel painting with purple!

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Lots of good digging going on.

Lots of good digging going on.

Mowing - great job, Ben!

Mowing - great job, Ben!

Lots to see and do…

Our class has really gelled as a group over the last few months.

Friends walking to the elevator on the way to Music.

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Our nursery rhyme for March was Humpty Dumpty; we did some great fine motor work - putting him back together with band aids.

Our nursery rhyme for March was Humpty Dumpty; we did some great fine motor work - putting him back together with band aids.

Doing the limbo with Miss Terry @ Pop, Hop and Rock.

Doing the limbo with Miss Terry @ Pop, Hop and Rock.

Doing some color recognition work - Great job, Charles!

Doing some color recognition work - Great job, Charles!

It’s so wonderful to see our kids working and playing as a group.

It’s so wonderful to see our kids working and playing as a group.

Making a “wall” for Humpty Dumpty to sit on.

Making a “wall” for Humpty Dumpty to sit on.

Graham was very proud of his steering wheel.

Graham was very proud of his steering wheel.

Thank you to Scottie’s mom for being a Mystery Reader.

Thank you to Scottie’s mom for being a Mystery Reader.

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Lots of good cooperative play.

Lots of good cooperative play.

Peek-a-boo, Paige!

Peek-a-boo, Paige!

Ben doing some core work.

Ben doing some core work.

Our little engineers were very proud of their buildings.

Our little engineers were very proud of their buildings.

This was an amazing art project. We put magnets inside a plastic egg; then placing the egg on top of the paper, separated by a plastic tray, the children “painted” by moving the egg with the magnet underneath. They were fascinated with “their magic paintings”!

This was an amazing art project. We put magnets inside a plastic egg; then placing the egg on top of the paper, separated by a plastic tray, the children “painted” by moving the egg with the magnet underneath. They were fascinated with “their magic paintings”!

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Practicing our first letters by drawing in shaving cream.

Practicing our first letters by drawing in shaving cream.

We love washing our babies.

We love washing our babies.

With the beautiful weather, we made a much anticipated trip to the big playground. Annabelle on her horse.

With the beautiful weather, we made a much anticipated trip to the big playground. Annabelle on her horse.

Miles was so proud he climbed the rock wall.

Miles was so proud he climbed the rock wall.

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Walking a “tightrope” back inside.

Walking a “tightrope” back inside.

Music with Miss Sally.

Music with Miss Sally.

Fun in the courtyard.

Fun in the courtyard.

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What I did over Spring Break….

We asked the kids @ Snack Time - “what did you do over the break/vacation?”; here were their responses.

Coleman: Great Wolf Lodge

Juliet: Germany

Charles: on a jet plane to Florida

Paige: swimming

Whitfield: Florida

Scottie: Jamaica

Graham: MeMe & PopPop’s house

Ben: to the mall to buy new shoes

Miles: played with Harrison

Mary Witt: Florida

Annabelle: Florida

We would love to hear your feedback as to how accurate these are!

Moving into March!

Pop, Hop and Rock this week involved some amazing yoga moves - go Miles!

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We made sand letters of the first letter of our names. We have been using these @ Circle Time to work on recognizing each other’s letters.

We made sand letters of the first letter of our names. We have been using these @ Circle Time to work on recognizing each other’s letters.

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Working on some e-mails, girls.

Working on some e-mails, girls.

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Pasta in the sensory table is great for pouring and measuring.

Pasta in the sensory table is great for pouring and measuring.

Miss Leslie, our aide, came in to help us with some art projects. We worked on “diamond” kites.

Miss Leslie, our aide, came in to help us with some art projects. We worked on “diamond” kites.

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A little “telephone”….

A little “telephone”….

Lots of activities in and around our room…

Thanks to Juliet’s dad for being one of our Mystery Readers. The children seem to truly love having their mom/dad, grandparent come and read to the class.

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We have had a very wet winter; therefore we have enjoyed a great deal of “rainy day fun” in the rec. room.

We have had a very wet winter; therefore we have enjoyed a great deal of “rainy day fun” in the rec. room.

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Building with stackable blocks.

Building with stackable blocks.

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Pop, Hop and Rock.

Pop, Hop and Rock.

We were working on an art project in keeping with our monthly nursery rhyme (Little Bo Peep).

We were working on an art project in keeping with our monthly nursery rhyme (Little Bo Peep).

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The boys hard at work with tools!

The boys hard at work with tools!

Thank you. Mrs. Laux, for reading to our class!

Thank you. Mrs. Laux, for reading to our class!

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Music Class.

Music Class.

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A picnic in the reading area.

A picnic in the reading area.

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Working as a group to color.

Working as a group to color.

Coco working with the tools - safety glasses are important!

Coco working with the tools - safety glasses are important!

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A look @ our week…

Looking for animals in the sensory bin.

Looking for animals in the sensory bin.

Miss Sally was on vacation this week.  We had a wonderful substitute teacher, Miss Cindy, in music.  She is the Music Administrator for the church; she brought along her amazing harp for the children to listen to and play!  It made beautiful music, and the children found it very relaxing!

Miss Sally was on vacation this week.  We had a wonderful substitute teacher, Miss Cindy, in music.  She is the Music Administrator for the church; she brought along her amazing harp for the children to listen to and play!  It made beautiful music, and the children found it very relaxing!

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Mary Witt and Whitfield having a little chat!

Mary Witt and Whitfield having a little chat!

Annabelle was making some “pies” on the courtyard.

Annabelle was making some “pies” on the courtyard.

Sweet Ben!

Sweet Ben!

Miles was hard at work with his shovel.

Miles was hard at work with his shovel.

Go Graham!

Go Graham!

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A new group shot - they are all getting so big!

A new group shot - they are all getting so big!

Some free art @ the table this week.

Some free art @ the table this week.

The Art Walk!

We had an absolutely wonderful time chatting with all who were able to attend the Art Walk Wednesday evening. We hope you enjoyed wandering through “Gallery 102l! If you couldn’t make it, please come into the room next week and enjoy. Here are some samples of your little people’s work.

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Fun in February

Cutting straws in the sensory bin.

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Pop, Hop and Rock continues to be a fun time for everyone!

Pop, Hop and Rock continues to be a fun time for everyone!

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Working together on the see-saw.

Working together on the see-saw.

We made our way to the big playground this week - walking on the “yellow line” as a group - your kids did an amazing job navigating as a group.  Our reward was a fabulous time playing “like the big kids”!.  

We made our way to the big playground this week - walking on the “yellow line” as a group - your kids did an amazing job navigating as a group.  Our reward was a fabulous time playing “like the big kids”!.  

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Annabelle moving across the “suspension bridge”.

Annabelle moving across the “suspension bridge”.

Coco climbing the rock wall.

Coco climbing the rock wall.

A new group photo.

A new group photo.

Working on some art work for the upcoming Art Walk.

Working on some art work for the upcoming Art Walk.

Lots of fun things going on in and around our room…

We had an fantastic time making some early Valentine “cards”. The children worked on fine motor skills with holiday themed stickers.

Miss Laurie’s daughter, Jordan, was off school and came in to help.  And Miss Elizabeth’s son, Webb, was a big help too!

Miss Laurie’s daughter, Jordan, was off school and came in to help.  And Miss Elizabeth’s son, Webb, was a big help too!

Mary Witt “rolling out some pizza” with play-doh.

Mary Witt “rolling out some pizza” with play-doh.

Charles was adding some final touches to one of his “pieces” for the upcoming Art Walk.

Charles was adding some final touches to one of his “pieces” for the upcoming Art Walk.

Playing with tweezers to pick up animals on the carpet.

Playing with tweezers to pick up animals on the carpet.

Coco was practicing putting on mittens all by herself!

Coco was practicing putting on mittens all by herself!

Cooking up something good in the kitchen, girls?

Cooking up something good in the kitchen, girls?

Ben’s got it.

Ben’s got it.

Whose on the phone, Scottie?!?!!

Whose on the phone, Scottie?!?!!

Fun with Mr. Potatohead.

Fun with Mr. Potatohead.

We had a wonderful time exploring colors on the light table this week.

We had a wonderful time exploring colors on the light table this week.

Miles doing some more excellent fine motor pincher work.

Miles doing some more excellent fine motor pincher work.

Paige enjoyed it too!

Paige enjoyed it too!

Annabelle and Whitfield utilizing our new February “red” play-doh.

Annabelle and Whitfield utilizing our new February “red” play-doh.

Lots of fun marching like penguins in music class.

Lots of fun marching like penguins in music class.

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Charles “on the piano”!

Charles “on the piano”!

Glueing hearts.

Glueing hearts.

January Blue Bag Sharing.

Our little ones love our monthly circle time sharing activity. It is an opportunity to work on 1) sitting patiently in Circle Time, 2) active listening to our friends as they share, and 3) public speaking. It is truly one of our favorite group activities!

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Our little people hard at work!

Charles is working on his owl project.

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Miss Brockman was our substitute music teacher.

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Ben was looking through his “knock-ulars”!

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Jumping on a trampoline.

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Fun with manipulatives.

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Annabelle having fun in the music room.

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Fine motor work with bubble wrap.

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Painting with race cars.

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Working on the first letters of our names.

This was truly a wonderful learning project.  They loved the letter recognition work as well as the sensory component of the marshmallows!

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Whitfield, the engineer, was very proud of her tower!

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Fun chalk work on the courtyard.

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Making winter trees.

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Our introduction to Pop, Hop and Rock with Miss Terry.  

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Blue (our January color) painting @ the easel.  Easel painting is wonderful for “up & down” work as well as “moving across the midline” - all work important for writing.

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Beginning our work for January.

We began working on our January shape (rectangle) and color (blue) by making blue rectangle placemats with white rectangles stamped on them.  We continued with our winter theme by stamping snowmen on them as well.

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Our wonderful holiday party!

Thank you to Mrs. Hendrix and Mrs. Eubanks for our fantastic Christmas 🎄 party!

 

Our little people really loved making ornaments with stickers.

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Listening to a wonderful holiday book. 

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They love the book “Don’t Push the Button - Christmas “. 

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Some fun on the courtyard.  

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Playing peekaboo. 

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