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Puppets Promote Language Development, Imagination

Recently, puppets have been incorporated into the dramatic play area in Mrs. Jones' 3/4-Year-Olds classroom. The class read "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" and used the puppets to help tell the tale. The children have been delighted to use the puppe[…]
Posted February 02, 2017

Christmas Cheer and Fine Motor Skills

The children in the three/four-day class have been enjoying fine motor activities centered around Christmas. Students are using tongs to sort Christmas-themed erasers; creating candy cane patterns with pony beads and pipe cleaners; and using tangram […]
Posted December 14, 2016

Open Time Means More Experiences, More Friends

Each morning when they come in, the children in Mrs. Jones' Three/Four-Day class and Mrs. Fogg's Three-Day class participate in Open Time. "The doors are opened between the two classrooms, and the children are afforded more opportunities to intera[…]
Posted November 17, 2016

Growing a Garden in JK

The children in Mrs. Dixon's Junior Kindergarten class have been enjoying the beautiful Fall weather by working with other classes to create a garden in the front of the school. Dixon said gardening offers many learning opportunities, including le[…]
Posted November 16, 2016

All About SPIDERS in PreK

Mrs. Anders & Mrs. Johnson's Pre-K class spent the better part of October learning about SPIDERS  - a perfect segue from their studies about all the different creatures that live together in Anthony D. Fredericks' book, "Under One Rock." The […]
Posted November 02, 2016

Inspiring a Sense of Wonder in Nature

"At St. Mary’s, we believe in connecting children with nature as often and as early in their development as possible," said Shannon Jones, 3/4-Day teacher. Jones' class went on a nature walk this week to look for signs of Fall. Students explored[…]
Posted November 01, 2016

Three-Day Children Find Out “What Makes a Rainbow?”

After reading "What Makes a Rainbow?" by Betty Schwartz, the children in Mrs. Fogg's three-day class couldn't wait to start creating. Using several mediums such as finger paint, water color, and easel paint, the children were allowed to explore h[…]
Posted October 28, 2016

Making Bread with “The Little Red Hen”

This week, Mrs. Hendrix's Pre-K class has been reading "The Little Red Hen," a classic story about work ethic and personal initiative. In the story, a little red hen finds a grain of wheat and asks for help from the other farmyard animals to plant[…]
Posted October 19, 2016

Building a “Wormery” in PreK

Yes, it's a real word: "Wormery," AKA worm habitat! The children in Mrs. Anders' PreK class wasted no time jumping into the fun this first week building their very own habitat for their wormy class pets! "It was so cool, and everyone helped," Ande[…]
Posted September 16, 2016

Encouraging School Success by Fostering Community, Belonging

When children feel connected and safe in a caring community, they know what to expect so they have the confidence to learn and take risks. "In the 16 years that St. Mary’s has been providing quality education for our little ones, this is probabl[…]
Posted September 16, 2016