Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 24th 2013

This weather has us running for the door when we see a glimmer of sunshine. We have spent our extra time indoors reading and singing. Our language lessons continue to include, animals, body parts, and feelings. Some of our students are working on dressing and undressing themselves. This is an important step to independence. The… Read more…

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Toddler 2 Update

Our year has truly been one to remember!! This class of toddlers has worked so hard to accomplish so much!! They are cutting, pouring, squeezing, buttoning, and zipping. Numbers are fun to them as are letters. They are building incredible towers and letting their imaginations soar as they build rocket ships, boat, and airplanes! Even… Read more…

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Primary 3 May 20-24

Our focus of attention this week are the  vertebrates in our animal kingdom.  We have been learning so much about mammals, reptiles and fish. We will continue next week with birds and amphibians. The biggest highlight of our week was our Painted Lady Butterfly Release. We took our adult butterflies to our garden and set them free…. Read more…

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Primary 3 May 13-17 “Spineless Wonders”

During our 2 1/2 day school week, we studied the invertebrates in our animal kingdom. Everyone loved that fact that we had so recently handled so many invertebrates while gardening: earthworms, snails, slugs, caterpillars, and a large variety of insects. We are also so lucky to live near the beach and salt marsh to explore… Read more…

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This week is full of first, first steps for Reaghan, first time rolling over for Mia and Jackson, Evan and Hadley are even cruising around the room. The weather is so nice; we have been going outside to enjoy the deck and garden everyday. Please remember to apply bug spray and sunscreen in the morning… Read more…

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Toddler 2 Update

   Our Toddler class year is almost over. This year seems to have flown by. Your children have grown in so many ways and will continue to be the beautiful children they are! I love each of them and know they they look forward to being in the “BIG” class next year. I have seen… Read more…

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day This week has been so fun for our teachers and the children. We have spent some time working with our garden, and painting sunshine pictures. Vivian has decided that walking is the way to travel. (Of course, we all thought she would roll forever.) As she finds her new independence, it is… Read more…

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Primary 3 May 6-10: Bugs and More Bugs!

Insects have taken center stage in Primary 3 for the past two weeks. Everyone has been busy observing and making temporary collections of various insects from our outdoor environment. After watching our Painted Lady caterpillars eat, grow, and molt for ten days, we were thrilled to discover that they had begun their metamorphosis  by turning… Read more…

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Primary 3 Update

The students in Primary 3 have begun their study of insect with a focus on the life cycle of the butterfly. We have Painted Lady Butterfly larva that we are observing  and studying. The children are enjoying watching them eat, molt, and grow! We check every day to see if they have turned in to  chrysalis’. Everyone… Read more…

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Update Toddler 2

Shhhh… this is what toddlers look like when they are quiet!! Quiet from a toddler does not last long! Throughout the week, we have been carefully and excitedly watching our caterpillars grow!  Soon, we will see them as butterflies.  Just ask us! In Spanish, we are learning to count to twenty!    Mrs. Keely is also… Read more…

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