Monthly Archives: January 2015

Wind & Water: Week Three

Dear Parents, We have enjoyed the third week of our wind and water unit. We enjoyed pretending to visit and work at a pet store in our dramatic play center and we also had fun looking for treasures in blocks of ice … Continue reading

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How’s the Weather? In ASL.

This week in the ocean room we continued learning about facial expressions related to weather. Here is what we are up too! Enjoy.   The Ocean Room presents….. How’s the weather?   How’s the weather? Featuring Jayson.   Next week … Continue reading

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Winter Fun!

Over the past week or so, we have been enjoying the outdoors (when it has not been too cold, that is!).  As you already know, we have been studying wind and water, so being outdoors has given us the opportunity … Continue reading

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Playground Fun!

It has been a cold few weeks and we’ve been stuck inside so we took advantage of today’s warmer temperatures and sunny skies and headed out to the playground! The children experimented with sound, throwing chunks of ice on to … Continue reading

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Wind & Water: Week Two

Energy was high this week at the Mackworth Island Preschool,  we all enjoyed continuing to explore the relationship between wind and water. This week in the drama center, we focused on caring for pets! We added a veterinary office, with … Continue reading

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One Dark Night ASL/English

Please enjoy one of this unit’s story:One Dark Night by: Hazel Hutchins One Dark Night Weekly Vocabulary 

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Gilberto and the Wind ASL/English

Please enjoy one of this unit’s story, Gilberto and the Wind. By: Marie Hall Ets This week’s vocabulary for Gilberto and the Wind  

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Wind & Water: Week One

Last week we started our new unit here at the Mackworth Island Preschool, “Wind & Water”. We are starting to explore the relationship between wind and water through observation, experiments, and books in our classrooms. In the block area we … Continue reading

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ASL/English story time: “Corduroy”

ASL/English Storytime featuring: Corduroy by: Don Freeman

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Looking back on 2014…

Looking Back 2014… During unit one, we enjoyed make shape collages. We made many new friends during the first few weeks of school! We enjoyed exploring water’s movement using dippers, squeeze bottles, and spray bottles. We decorated pizzas and read The … Continue reading

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