Ms. Linda 4s - Eola

April 29-May 3

Oh butterfly, oh butterfly, which part of you is butter?  We asked ourselves this question as we learned about caterpillars and butterflies.  We examined real bugs (preserved in acrylic blocks) in our science center, listened to to a nature cd which featured sounds of crickets, birds, wolves and other wild creatures and decorated a butterfly… Read More

April 22-26

Our earth consists of various geographical areas and resources and this week our four year olds spent a week talking and learning about our wonderful planet and how we can take care of it for ourselves and the creatures that we share it with.   Earth Day was Monday and we used this opportunity to… Read More

April 15-19

Our four year olds are getting excited about the upcoming Easter holiday and there is magic in the air as we anticipate the arrival of the Easter Bunny this weekend.  We read a book about a boy named Jack, a giant and a jelly bean stalk as well as a book about a jumping frog… Read More

April 8-12

Our four year olds delved into a unit about seeds, plants, trees and flowers.  We learned that seeds can travel by air, water, animals and even people.  We examined a sunflower, pea and bean seed and then placed them in a clear cup in the sun so that they can grow over the next few… Read More

April 1-5

Our four year olds explored outer space this week.  We read a story about a boy who wanted to be a space alien and an alien who wanted to be a boy.  We had an interesting conversation about what that would be like and most everyone decided that it would be much more fun to… Read More

March 11-15

Our four year olds had an exciting week as we learned about an interesting form of transportation, took a field trip to Red Oak Nature Center and celebrated St. Patricks Day.  We began by reading a book about Curious George and his ride in a hot air balloon.  At our science center we discovered that… Read More

March 4-8

We explored the ocean deep this week as we dived into a variety of activities to help us learn more about our great planet.  We used a globe to give us a better idea of how our planet is covered in water and we observed that while we could get into a boat and travel… Read More


While this week was a bit shorter due to Presidents Day, it was still packed with fun and interesting  things for our four year olds.  We delved into a unit on music and we read a story about famous jazz composers.  We listened to some jazz music and identified a horn, piano and saxophone from… Read More

February 4-8

Dinosaurs was the unit of study for our four year olds this week and we used a variety of activities to help us learn about them.  Books provided some background and factual information about them and we know that the dinos lived and died a long time ago before there were houses, cars, roads and… Read More

January 21-25

This was a short week for our four year olds due to Martin Luther King jr.'s birthday on Monday.  The weather likely prevented many students from coming on Wednesday and since we had such a small class we combined our class with another class on that day.  We had a wonderful lesson in flexibility and… Read More