Autumn is such a fun time for a variety of activities found throughout the different areas of the classroom. The shelves in the Practical Life area are often filled with the orange, red, and yellow colored materials. Many art activities involve leaves, acorns, pumpkins, and scarecrows.Continue reading “Activities for Autumn”
In just a few short weeks it will be the season of Spring in the northern hemisphere. There are so many things one can choose to do for springtime activities and lessons. I will share a few and perhaps you can began to prepare some now to share with the children at home or in the classroom.Continue reading “Getting Ready for Spring”
January is a great time to enjoy a variety of art activities that involve snow. Have a review of words that are related to winter. Cutting snowflake designs out of a coffee filter is always popular and making a snowflake magnet is fun too. Older children can make a winter word list, draw a winter picture and write about it, or make a booklet about winter.Continue reading “Winter Activities”
During Week 9 we read about Mexico and North America. We have jicama and orange slices with cinnamon as a snack choice. We also sing some Spanish songs and practice animal and color names in Spanish. We include discussions about travel and transportation.
People travel many different ways and to many different locations around the world. The children learn new ways to get around, how to use passports to travel to other countries, and even signs they may encounter traveling domestically.Continue reading “Mexico and Transportation in Week 9”
During the season of fall, the classroom is filled with activities involving pumpkins, deciduous leaves, acorns, harvest time, and even squirrels! The Northern Hemisphere is beginning in the season of fall while the southern hemisphere begins the season of spring. As you discuss the season of fall be sure to use a globe and highlight this point with the children. Continue reading “Fall Is Here!”