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3-year-olds Archives | St. Mary's School

Sensory play at preschool

Sensory play is such an important part of a young child’s development.  Typically, we think of sensory play as “messy” play where children are playing in water or painting with fingerpaints.  We usually think of the need to appeal to the 5 se[…]
Posted October 16, 2020

Making a witches brew with after school scientists

Our after school scientists are discovering an interesting phenomena. Bet you didn’t know that a pumpkin can explode!! Just add vinegar and baking soda to a freshly carved pumpkin, watch and see the surprise! Perhaps it’s a Halloween brew?! […]
Posted October 22, 2019

A great start to a new school year

We have had an exceptional first few weeks back at school! Everyone is learning the routines quickly and having a great time playing with friends old and new! - Mrs. Rawls  […]
Posted September 28, 2019

Someone Call a Doctor!

From 3/4-Year-Olds Teacher, Mrs. Jones ~ "The 4-Day Class has been enjoying a doctor’s office dramatic play experience. Students have been exploring community helpers such as pharmacists, doctors, and x-ray technicians as they act out each profe[…]
Posted March 31, 2019

Scribbles and Lines: The Precursors to Letters and Words

From Mrs. Jones, 4-day teacher ~ "Preschoolers love exploring different writing materials. What begins as scribbles and lines are soon the precursor to letters and then words. We provide an alphabet for students to reference in the classroom, and […]
Posted March 13, 2019

Winter Weather Doesn’t Stop the 3s!

From our 3’s class, courtesy of lead teacher, Mrs. Flint: Even in the cold, wintry weather, the 3-day 3's discover ways to get moving inside! Gross motor activities in preschoolers is so important in developing core muscle groups increasing stre[…]
Posted February 20, 2019

Winter, Winter Everywhere!

From our 3's class, courtesy of lead teacher, Mrs. Flint: We are embracing the cold weather season in our 3-day 3's class. We have added "snow and ice" to our sensory table with a variety of tongs and trays for sorting. We have also added some […]
Posted January 31, 2019

Watch the Video: Our School Community & Educational Philosophy

Take a peek behind the scenes to see what makes our school so special for children and their families.  […]
Posted June 14, 2018

“Loose Parts” Help Children Think Critically, Take Risks

Rocks, sticks, gems, shells, tree blocks, beads, corks and paper towel tubes. “We call these materials ‘loose parts,’ and they help to inspire open-ended play,” said Shannon Jones, 3/4-Year-Olds teacher. “These natural and synthetic mate[…]
Posted February 23, 2018

St. Mary’s Episcopal Preschool Awarded Accreditation by NAEYC

We are pleased to announce that St. Mary’s Episcopal Preschool has been awarded accreditation by NAEYC, The National Association for the Education of Young Children. NAEYC Accreditation is a transformative quality improvement system that sets p[…]
Posted January 30, 2018
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