Thursday, April 19, 2012

Trinity Preschool Activities for Thursday, April 19, 2012

Willow Room: T/TH class

We read "Baby Birds First Nest" by Frank Asch

We asked the children if they have ever seen a birds nest?

We finished our Mother's Day presents for art today and we had chalk, markers and stencils at the easel.

We practiced our Mother's Day songs at music time.

Maple Room:
We read "The very clumsy click beetle"  by Eric Carle
We used watercolors and tempra paint with a variety of tools to paint with- fat brushes, scrapers, toothbrushes, thin brushes with large sheets of paper. (see pictures below)

We did kids picks for music.

Oak Room:
We read "A house for Hermit Crab" by Eric Carle . We also read "Mr. Seahorse" also by Eric Carle

We did sea sculptures, we used a salt clay base and added a variety of materials, shells, pipe cleaners, beads, wood chips, etc.

We had pretend fish in the water table and used nets to catch them.  We had the swimming pool with magnetic fish and poles.

We did wiggy wiggle wiggles- dancing feet fast and slow song with ribbons. we did some fish rhymes.

We did an evaporation experiment - we wrote the letter Z on black paper with water and sang the ABC song to see how long it took it to evaporate. we watched the Z disappear.  

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