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“Week of the Young Child” -Family Friday

         Family Friday was fantastic! Students planned ahead and made invitations to give their families. The weather was perfect and the rain held off until after our picnic was finished. Many families came to our picnic which was … Continue reading

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“Week of the Young Child” -Working Together…

        Working together was our second theme during “Week of the Young Child”. We focused on “working together” and helping “care for our environment”. We read “The Earth Book” by Todd Parr and then went on an … Continue reading

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“Week of the Young Child”- Movement…

      The past two weeks we have been celebrating our students during “Week of the Young Child”.  Monday and Tuesday we focused on “Movement“.  Next we had “Work Together Wednesday and Thursday”. Then on Friday, we celebrated “Family … Continue reading

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Author Study: Jan Brett- “The Mitten” and “The Three Snow Bears”

For the past month, the preschoolers have been reading books written by author, Jan Brett.  First, we read “The Mitten” which was about a young boy who loses his white mitten in the snow. Through the story, various woodland animals … Continue reading

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Looking back…2013-14

PRESCHOOL 2013-14 We had an awesome year in preschool. Here is a sample of some of our “Communication Pages” we sent home throughout the year. These “pages” chronicle the units we learned about this year. Communication pages are sent home … Continue reading

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Preschool Fun! 2013

We had a wonderful year at the Mackworth Island Preschool!  We hope you enjoy some of these precious photos of our children and staff in action!  We miss the kiddos already, but we are very excited for Extended School Year … Continue reading

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Extended School Year 2013

PRESCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAM 2013 Welcome to the Mackworth Island Preschool Summer Program! We will be doing a lot of fun activities during this five week session.  Each week we will spend time in and out of the classroom exploring the … Continue reading

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Preschool Potluck 6/5/13

We had a fabulous time at the Preschool Potluck and Graduation!  We had so many families join us to celebrate – over 125 people in attendance.  The children were thrilled to get their certificates and diplomas.  We even enjoyed a … Continue reading

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End of the Year News Letter :)

6/14/13 Dear Preschool Friends and Families, Happy Last Day of School!  It’s been a phenomenal year here at the Mackworth Island Preschool!  We have enjoyed exploring the island this year, discovering and meeting new friends and teachers, and learning through … Continue reading

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ASL/English Book of the Week 4/22/13

The Carrot Seed By: Ruth Krauss

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