Thursday, May 2, 2013
Trinity Preschool Activities for Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The butterflies in each classroom have started emerging! It was exciting to see.
Willow Room- MWF class:
We read "Butterfly, butterfly" ( A book of colors)
We asked the children "What do you like to do on the playground?
We used watercolors and eye droppers to paint coffee filters.
At the easel, we used Marshmallows to paint butterfly shapes.
We practiced our songs for our Mother's Day party next week.
We did a 5 little seeds rhyme.
We have a flower shop set up in our dramatic corner.
We are growing sea animals in water.
Maple Room:- Morning class
We read "The fox and the springtime blossoms" by Julia Rawlinson
We planted seeds today.
We had lady bug circles with glitter paint and corks to add the spots at the easel.
We practiced our Mother's Day songs
We played the color memory game of "Where's the rainbow?" and did some ABC activities.
Maple Room- afternoon class
We are learning about the letters U and V this week. We read books about the letter U and the letter V.
We worked on our alphabet journals for the letters U and V today.
We had watercolors at the easel.
We had fun with the tent and fishing in our dramatic play area.
We spent extra time outdoors today since it was so warm.
Oak Room: Pre- K class
We read "Waiting for wings" by Lois Elhert
We also read "Arthur turns green" by Marc Brown
We did a group painting project. The children could each paint in their own spot, then after it dries we will paint all the spaces in between with black paint. We will hang it in the hall.
We made a special picture for our Moms.
We did "Silly Sally", practiced our Mother's Day songs, and played a matching game.
We had the estimating jar, counting flowers.
Stay & Play:
We read "Giraffes can't dance" by Giles Andrea
We blew through a straw into a cup filled with paint mixed with soap. After the bubbles all came up high, we pressed a sheet of paper gently on top to make a print.
We did "Can't sit still", "Over in the meadow", and "Hands are for clapping" for music time.