Samuel and Dylan decided to give Pinky more hay to eat. We could tell that everyone had missed Pinky. 

Welcome back! We hope you all had an amazing Spring break, filled with adventures near and far. We had such a smooth transition back today- everyone was ready to work and play (and get ready for our very busy week next week- Week of the Young Child!). 

Just a re-cap of our special events happening all next week:

Monday: Music Monday- we will be having a special time with Josie sharing finger plays and songs with us (we'll get you a time asap in case you'd like to join us). We'll also be making some of our own instruments and listening to music from all over the world. Suggestions welcome!

Tuesday: Tasty Tuesday- we will be making vegetarian tacos and quesadillas! We'll also make our own lemonade, and maybe a special after-lunch treat. 

Wednesday: Work Together Wednesday- We will be working on fundraising for the charity Hopes & Heroes with some special artwork and books for sale (all made by the children!)

Thursday: Messy Thursday- we'll be working on tie dye shirts, painting in our diapers on a large canvas on the floor, and working with oobleck! 

Friday: Family Friday- our special person/grandparent day. From 9-10 we welcome you to bring a family member (Moms and Dads are totally fine!!!) or family friend to join us for a special breakfast, planting activity, and free play. 

Let me know if you have any questions. 

So happy just hanging out with each other.

Books & Songs

  • Don't Push the Button, Twinkle Twinkle, The Wheels on the Bus, Llama Llama Yum Yum Yum, The Duck in the Truck, All Aboard!, Panda Bear Panda Bear
  • We sang all throughout the day- We love to sing!! ABCs, Wheels on the Bus, Twinkle Twinkle, No More Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (but we subbed the kids names into the song)

Art & Sensory

  • Drawing with crayons & oil pastels
  • Making butterflies by squeezing paint onto paper and folding it. We counted to ten and revealed the beautiful butterflies!
  • Painting our flower pots for special person day

Math & Manipulatives

  • Hollow block building
  • Train tracks
  • Magna-tiles
  • Counting everything we used today!

Dramatic Play

  • Recently Zara has been very interested in being either a person or an animal doctor and listened to lots of different heartbeats today
  • Wearing different shoes, sunglasses, and other accessories

Movement

In the gym we jumped like monkeys, tossed and caught balls, held hands with each other, and enjoyed ourselves!

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