Tag Archives: Writing
This age group is working on identifying colors. Each day in our art area, we provide the children with paint to experience color transformation and loose parts. As they create and gain knowledge from their experiences, we’re able to incorporate math, spelling, writing, and more.
Science and math are at the heart of color transformation. How much of what color to add, volume, primary and secondary colors, are just some of the topics covered while the children engage in these activities.
Our students began a project on starting a restaurant that emerged from the dress up area. Click on the link below to recall how it all began…
Since creating this menu, the students have shared many thoughts and ideas of what they would like to do and create to carry on this project… Continue reading
Pretend play is a great way for children to express their creativity while also sharing their emotions and memories. Through pretend play, children act out what they’ve learned, what they’re curious about, or they’re simply exploring through imagination. This provides them to think through abstract and realistic situations, and helps them improve their problem solving-skills as well as social skills.
The children were all lining up chairs in the dress up area. The child in the very first chair was wearing a fireman hat, and all of the children were yelling, “We’re going to the fire house, where the fire fighters are!” The children talking to one another while they were ‘driving’ their ‘fire truck’…. ;-P Continue reading