This week the children were curious about what types of things sink in water and what types of things float in water. We filled up a large tub, and got to work. We experimented with water beads, plastic animals, q-tips, puff balls, and much more! We found that heavy things tend to sink while lighter… Read more »
Exploring the Senses in Kinder
This week we have been exploring the sense of touch. Slimy, wet, squishy, warm, cold, hard and soft. Water beads and home made play dough are excellent ways to investigate texture – and numbers! While making play dough we measured and poured, counted the number of times each person stirred the mix, and practiced patience… Read more »
We took a small group of students to Balfour today and it was so lovely! The children enjoyed the fancy decorations and were so willing to talk to the residents. We talked about our names and ages and met Miss Ruthie who was 103! We also sang some songs and built towers. It’s so important… Read more »
We read a story that Kinder made last year, and it inspired a group of students to write some of their own stories! At this age story writing often begins with pictures or symbols before transitioning into doing their own actual writing of the words of the story.
Many students in kinder are still loving learning about acting and planning short plays. This week we discussed that actors spend a lot of time practicing and warming up before shows. We played a variety of fun theater games, and presented our own version of the story “Sheep in a Jeep.”