Miss Amy/Miss Sandra 4s - Red Oak

Ms. Sandra Dr. Seuss week March 9, 2020

Hello and welcome to this week's blog.  This week we read Dr. Seuss books, Cat In The Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and 10 Apples On Top.  We made a Great Green Egg and  Cat in the Hat hats.  During the week I took pictures of the children and asked them to act like they… Read More

March 3-5, 2020: Maple Tapping!

This weeks focus was on Maple Tapping.  We learned how to tell if a tree is a sugar maple tree, how to get the sap out of the tree and how to make the sap into syrup!  Tuesday we had a great hike outside on the dolomite trail and played in the outside classroom.  We… Read More

Dinosaurs week of February 25, 2020

Doing fizzy vinegar and baking soda experiments.This week we had a little more fun with dinosaurs.  We read Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by Byron Barton. a Book about digging and getting the dinosaur bones safely to the museum.  We also read How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad, by Jane Yolen.  We even observed rocks and… Read More

February 18-20, 2020: Dinosaurs, Fossils and Rocks!

This week our focus was Dinosaurs, Fossils and Rocks!  We had a great time making fossils in salt dough, making dinosaur skeletons and digging for dinosaurs.  In our science center we had a rock observation table with things to measure and observe the rocks.  The children then could document what they found in a rock… Read More

Valentine's fun week of February 11, 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks blog.  We did have fun making popcorn and watching Harold and The Purple Crayon.  Cartoon shorts about a little boy and his crayon and his great imagination. We made Valentine cards and decorated  bags to put our treats in. We also borrowed a new Community Helpers prop box from… Read More

February 4th-6th, 2020: Valentines and Love!

We had a great week learning about Valentines day.  We talked about how it is a day to show people you care about how much you love and appreciate them. On Tuesday after our morning hike we read the book "Mouses First Valentine" and played musical hearts focusing on what number was on the hearts.… Read More

Ms. Sandra's Owls, week of January 28, 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks blog.  This week we talked about Owls.  Where owls live, what they eat, and how and when the hunted.  Some owls hunt during the day and some owls at night, making them nocturnal.   We made owls with feathers, eyes,  and triangle shaped beaks.  Our naturalist's here at Red… Read More

January 7-9 : Winter and Snow

We were excited to be back from our long break and you could tell the children were excited to be back at school as well!  This week we are focusing on winter and snow!  We started Tuesday with a hike on the Big Turtle Trail and playing in the Oak Tree Nook. For circle time… Read More