June 16, 2017

HAPPY LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

Thank you to our most beautiful families for a most beautiful school year. It was an honor to watch your children grow, learn, and develop over the course of this year. Each little learner had something unique and wonderful to offer to our classroom and we truly could not be more grateful for this year. 

Have the most wonderful summer and we are looking forward to seeing everyone again soon!

June 14, 2017

Thank you to everyone who came out for our final end of the year event!! We loved playing, snacking, and spending these final moments of the school year with you all. We are so proud of all of the growth and progress our beautiful little class has made and for the wonderful little community you have all helped create this year! 

June 12, 2017

Today we….

·      Worked on our special Father’s Day gifts!  

·      Played in the sandbox

·      Explored marine life in the water table

·      Had free play in the gym

·      Used crayons on the easel

·      Explored dramatic play

 

Today we read…

·      Fire Truck Flashes!

·      Our Collection of Nursery Rhymes

 

Today we sang….

·      Running Around

·      The Weather Song

·      Wheels On the Bus

June 9, 2017

Hi parents, 

We just wanted to remind everyone that Field Day will be taking place on Wednesday June, 14th from 10am-12pm! Each child will need a chaperone for the day to attend. We are so excited for our final event of the school year and to celebrate our children! 

Today we….

·      Check out all of the art exhibitions BMS curated!

·      Had classical music with Isabella

·      Played in the sandbox

·      Played with magna-tiles, bristle blocks, and Legoes

·      Explored differences in sound loud vs. soft, fast vs. slow, and different musical instruments!

 

Today we read….

·      Ga

 

Today we sang…

·      Running Around

·      The Weather Song

 

     

    June 8, 2017

    Today we…

    ·      Explored the piano!

    ·      Continued learning about different string instruments: the violin, cello, and upright bass

    ·      Had more potty adventures!

    ·      Explored with water paint, paint, and toilet paper – it made for a super fun texture to rip up

    ·      Played in the sandbox

    ·      Used crayons on the easel

    ·      Explored dramatic play

    ·      Painted with water colors

     

    Today we read…

    ·      Locomotive Adventures

    ·      A Potty For Me

    ·      Zin, Zin, Zin a Violin

     

    Today we sang…

    ·      The Hello Song

    ·      The Weather Song

    ·      Roly Poly

    ·      Pop Corn

    June 7, 2017

    Today we....

    • Went for a walk to Morgan's Market! We had so much fun looking at all of the flowers and finding different modes of transportation - no surprise, the fire truck was our favorite! 
    • Played in the sandbox and water table
    • Explored shapes with markers on the clear easel 
    • Played with magna-tiles
    • Explored dramatic play 

    Today we read....

    • Clang, Clang Goes the Fire Truck 
    • I Like Myself 

    Today we sang....

    • Running Around 
    • The Weather Song
    • The Taxi Song
    • Hurry, Hurry Here Comes the Fire Truck 

    June 6, 2017

    Today we…

    ·      Used the pouch caps our families donated to the 1A classroom to make a hanging mobile!

    ·      Put the finishing touches on our baby house!

    ·      Played in the sandbox

    ·      Explored the water table

    ·      Had a dance party!

    ·      Explored movement through classical music

     

    Today we read….

    ·      Clang, Clang Goes the Fire Truck

    ·      A Potty for Me

     

    Today we sang….

    ·      The Weather Song

    ·      Hurry, Hurry Goes the Fire Truck 

    June 5, 2017

    Today we…

    ·      Visited the firehouse – we had so much fun looking at all of the fire trucks and visiting the fire fighters!

    ·      Used (plastic) scissors!

    ·      Played with magnetiles

    ·      Learned about different types of marine wild life in the water table! Some of our favorites were the tiger shark, squid, and hammer head shark!

    ·      Played in the sandbox

    ·      Worked on our doll house

     

    Today we sang…

    ·      Running Around

    ·      The Weather Song

    ·      We Are the Dinosaurs

    ·      The ABC’s

    ·      Wheels On the Bus

     

    Today we read….

    ·      Fire Truck is Flashing!

    ·      I Like Myself 

    June 2, 2017

    Today we….

    ·      Had lots of dance parties!

    ·      Listened to drum and violin music

    ·      Explored rhythmic Kodaly syllables

    ·      Played in the sandbox

    ·      Had classical music with Isabella

    ·      Had free play in the gym and played with the parachute

    ·      Did animal yoga

     

    Today we read….

    ·      Mommy Pick Me Up

    ·      Hug Machine

    ·      The End

     

    Today we sang…

    ·      Running Around

    ·      The Weather Song

    ·      Roly Poly

    ·      Wheels On the Bus

    ·      Twinkle Twinkle 

    June 1, 2017

     

     

     

    Today we…

    ·      Went through a walk through the neighborhood! The children took great notice of all of the different modes of transportation. They were most excited by the fire trucks that passed by. Other vehicles the children enjoyed noticing were excavators, the mail man truck, bicycles, and taxis.

    ·      Had a dance party

    ·      Explored Kodaly rhythmic Kodaly syllables

    ·      Viewed a video featuring a trio of a bassist, violinist, and cellist

    ·      Played in the sandbox

    ·      Explored the block center

     

    Today we read…

    ·      Maisie Goes to Preschool

     

    Today we sang….

    ·      Running Around

    ·      The Weather Song

    ·      Teddy’s “Boo-bah” song 

    May 31, 2017

    Today we….

    ·      Played freeze dance

    ·      Pretended to be bumble bees and flew around the gym to Rimsky Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumble Bee

    ·      Explored with paint on tinfoil

    ·      Played in the sandbox

    ·      Had a very special visit from the 3B class! They participated in our circle time to show us their new butterflies!

    ·      Explored our slime from yesterday

     

    Today we read….

    ·      Butterfly Colors

     

    Today we sang…

    ·      Running Around

    ·      The Weather Song

    ·      Fly LikeA Butterfly 

    May 30, 2017

    Today we….

    ·      Had French with Florence

    ·      Explored Kodaly rhythmic symbols

    ·      Listened to violin music

    ·      Had free play in the gym

    ·      Made slime

    ·      Played freeze dance

    ·      Explored dramatic play

     

    Today we sang…

    ·      Running Around

    ·      The Weather Song

    ·      Roly Poly

    ·      Rum Sum Sum

    ·      Bubblegum

     

    Today we read…

    ·      Flush the Potty

    ·      My Five Senses 

    May 26, 2017

    Today we...

    • Had classical music with isabella!
    • Explored differences in sound: loud vs. soft, fast vs. slow, crescendo vs. descresndo
    • Had a dance party!
    • Made muffins 
    • Explored the slime we made earlier this week - it was super foamy and hard and fun to explore!
    • Had free play in the gym 

    Today we sang....

    • Running Around 
    • The Weather Song 
    • Popcorn (This is a fun song in exploring the crescendo dynamic!)
    • Roly Poly 

    Today we read...

    • My Five Senses
    • Mommy Pick Me Up 
    • Our Collection of Nursery Rhymes 

    May 25, 2017

    Today we….

    ·      Made playdough and had so much fun exploring it afterwards!

    ·      Had free play in the gym

    ·      Used crayons and dot-dot paint on paper

    ·      Played with magentiles and Legoes

    ·      Talked about weather and temperature

     

    Today we read…

    ·      My Five Senses

    ·      Our Collection of Nursery Rhymes

     

    Today we sang…

    ·      Running Around

    ·      The Weather Song

    ·      Roly Poly

    ·      Kermy the Worm

    ·      What Are You Wearing Today? 

    May 22, 2017

    Today we….

    ·      Made slime!

    ·      Explored dramatic play

    ·      Used colors and dot-dot paint on paper

    ·      Gave our babies a bubble bath!

    ·      Played with animal puppets!

    ·      Sang, danced, and had a super fun Monday!

     

    Today we read…

    ·      Our Collection of Nursey Rhymes

    ·      The Very Hungry Caterpillar

     

    Today we sang…

    ·      Running Around

    ·      The Weather Song

    ·      Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes 

    May 19, 2017

    Today we….

    ·      Had classical music with Isabella

    ·      Had freeplay and parachute time in the gym

    ·      Painted!

    ·      Gave our babies bubble baths

    ·      Explored dramatic play

    ·      Played with legoes

     

    Today we read…

    ·      Our Collection of Nursery Rhymes

    ·      Butterfly Colors

     

    Today we sang…

    ·      Running Around

    ·      Roly Poly

    ·      Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes

    ·      Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

    May 18, 2017

    Today we….

    ·      Made playdough! The 1A class did such a wonderful job in working together to make some of our favorite sensory stuff!

    ·      Had music with Evan

    ·      Played with legoes and blocks

    ·      Played in the sand box

    ·      Used dot-dot paint and water colors on paper!

    ·      Explored dramatic play

     

     

     

    Today we sang….

    ·      Running Around

    ·      Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear

    ·      Wheels on the Bus

    ·      Twinkle, Twinkle

     

    Today we read…

    ·      Our Collection of Nursery Rhymes

    ·      From Head to Toe

    ·      Some Babies

     

     

    May 17, 2017

    Today we….

    ·      Studied our plants! We first explored them through our senses: through touch, sight, and smell. We then drew portraits of them with crayons, and then filled in our portraits with lots and lots of green water colors. It was a super fun and messy sensory experience!

    ·      Played in the sandbox!

    ·      Explored dramatic play

    ·      Played with Legoes – we made houses, towers, and cars!

    ·      Played with our puppets

    ·      Sang, danced, and made lots of music!

     

    Today we read….

    ·      My Five Senses

    ·      Hands Are Not For Hitting

    ·      Mommy, Pick Me Up!

     

    Today we sang….

    ·      Running Around

    ·      The Ants Go Marching

    ·      Sally Hammers with 1 (2,3,4…) Hammer(s)

    ·      Head Shoulders Knees and Toes