Author Archives: Mackworth Island Preschool

We went to the beach!

This week has been special! We got to visit the beach several time, weather-permitting. Here are a few pictures we wanted to share with you! More to follow! NOTE: We will have MANY more pictures to share with you at … Continue reading

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Let’s Go to the BEACH!

This week, along with this fabulous warm weather we have been having lately, we have been studying the BEACH.  We are so lucky we are located right nearby the beach since it makes for a wonderful hands-on learning experience! Our … Continue reading

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Eric Carle – an Author Study, week 2

This week the children have been able to explore their five senses while studying the story, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” We have pretended to be caterpillars while exploring our senses of taste, smell, sight, hearing, and touch. Not only have … Continue reading

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Eric Carle – an Author Study

We began our author study on Eric Carle last week by focusing on his book, “Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me;” a lovely story about a father getting the moon for his child. The children made adorable and artistic … Continue reading

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Family Friday

Today wraps up the Week of the Young Child, and we celebrated in Family fashion! We invited our families to join us for recess and a picnic lunch. What lovely weather we had, too! We wish you all a safe, … Continue reading

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Artsy Thursday!

Today we celebrated art! Every center choice gave the children an opportunity to experience an art activity. We created lovely clay self-portraits, mixed-and-matched eyes, noses, and mouths to create faces, painted with watercolors in the sensory bin, painted self-portraits, and … Continue reading

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Work Together Wednesday

We take great pride in the beauty of our island, and we worked together to clean up the garbage that has piled up on the shoreline and the lawn. Our kiddos worked very hard, pointing out garbage and recycling to … Continue reading

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Tea Party Tuesday!

Today we had a fabulous tea party with our friends and wanted to share pictures with you! We had tea (cider), lemon mini-cupcakes with whipped cream, and some tasty tea snacks that were donated.  Some of us even dressed up … Continue reading

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The Most Anticipated Day of the Year!

SPARKS’ ARK DAY! We have been waiting and counting the days and eagerly anticipating the arrival of Mr. Josh Sparks to educate and entertain us with his beloved animals! We gathered in the library and sat most patiently and quietly as … Continue reading

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Watching Things Grow

We’ve had a wonderful time so far with our Growing unit. The children had the opportunity to plant sunflower, marigold, and carrot seeds. They diligently water and care for their plants every day, and are eagerly anticipating the arrival of … Continue reading

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