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Shadows and Reflections (Week 1)

ASL Vlog Available at: https://youtu.be/eZNqaIMpMJA Hello families and friends! What a busy couple of weeks it has been since our February break! The children definitely got the recharge they needed.. they came back fresh and ready to play! We started … Continue reading

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World of Color week 3

ASL Vlog Available at: https://youtu.be/h2mlKRn4ErQ Can you guess what we are studying this week? Ice cream! We have been reading Wemberly’s Ice Cream Star by Kevin Henks. We added an ice cream stand/truck to the block/drama centers.  Be sure to … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Color! (week 1)

Hello! This week we started a brand new unit- The Wonderful World of Color.  As always, colors make for fun learning in preschool-aged children.  We read 3 books this week: Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh, White Rabbit’s Book of … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year

We have been studying the Chinese New Year, and what fun it has been!  We decorated our centers to focus on the traditions carried out in China. For our writing center, the children practiced writing on trays filled with red … Continue reading

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Snow!

Our Mackworth Island Preschool kiddos had fun in the snow today!  

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Oh, Winter. Where are You?

As we enter our final week of Wind and Water we can’t help but wonder…. Where is the snow!? What a strange winter, indeed!   In the meantime we can pretend. We will cover our cars with playdough and dress … Continue reading

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More snow please!

    We enjoyed the sunny weather today, and took advantage of it by walking around Mackworth Island.  There is a small hill close to our school which the kids had fun sledding and rolling down. Enjoy the pictures!

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Merry Christmas!

We wanted to share these pictures from December 21st-22nd before the recent holiday break!  We kept very busy as the children spent the last few days learning about Christmas.  The centers were set up to reflect the holiday.  For example, … Continue reading

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Wind and Water: Week 3

Happy New Year! We are S-L-O-W-L-Y getting back in the grind this week!  We are thankful that the snow arrived just in time for this unit as we are focusing on SNOW this week!  We are reading “The Mitten” by … Continue reading

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Kwanzaa

We are wrapping up this week by learning about an African culture holiday called Kwanzaa.   New holiday vocabulary was introduced: kinara, Africa, and Unity Cup.  For our drama play, we added the kinara so the children could pretend to … Continue reading

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