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Journal Writing About the Class Pet: Pete the Goldfish

Mrs. Anders & Mrs. Johnson's Pre-K class has devoted their journal time to writing about their class pet, Pete the goldfish. “The boys have been telling stories about Pete by drawing pictures of their thoughts and ideas and then dictating th[…]
Posted February 23, 2017

Pre-K Gets Building!

Every Thursday morning, Mrs. Hendrix's Pre-K class pushes back the furniture in the classroom and spends the morning building. “When children build with blocks, they have a hands-on opportunity to explore math and science concepts,” Hendrix sa[…]
Posted February 22, 2017

A Bear Cave in the Classroom

After enjoying bear puppets, the children in Mrs. Jones' 3/4-Day class have been creating a bear cave in the classroom. Over several days, the children were invited to paint a large box that would become the cave. Natural blocks, rocks, pinecones and[…]
Posted February 15, 2017

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