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Junior Kindergarten Archives | St. Mary's School

Outdoor Classroom – Simple Machines

There are so many things to discover when you are exploring nature.  This future engineer has found how to make a simple machine that lifts some very heavy things, even his own body.  Simple machines are used in everyday work by many people.  Th[…]
Posted March 12, 2021

Learning to Measure through Play – Math

  The children love to bring their animals to the preschool vet. Comparing heights and weights gives them an opportunity to play with numbers and measurement. Hands on learning is so much fun![…]
Posted March 12, 2021

Merry Christmas!

    Some scenes from our joy-filled Christmas celebration![…]
Posted December 22, 2020

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

Congratulations To Our Rising Kindergartners!

On May 21st, the teachers gathered to celebrate our graduating Pre-K and JK students. It was one fabulous parade! We will miss these children and their families and wish them well as they begin a new chapter!   [embed width="720" height="Y[…]
Posted June 02, 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

New Life of Spring Brings Opportunities to Wonder

From JK Teacher Mrs. Dixon ~ In our child-centered curriculum, we love to provide provocations for children to investigate and wonder about. What better way to welcome the new life of spring than these perfect specimens? What do you think is insid[…]
Posted April 18, 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

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