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Updates from the Birds Classroom

Summer Fun

We have been having fun summer weeks in the Birds classroom.  We’ve enjoyed talking about camping, community helpers, the farm and the zoo. With smaller class sizes we have been able to take a couple of bus rides and have a few extra treats. We also had the most fun day at beach day! One day this week Stella’s older brother Leo came in and read a story to us and the Bears class.  Thank you, Leo! Enjoy some pictures of our adventures the past few weeks.

  

   

   

  

   

 

Oceans and Pets and Moving On…Oh My!

The Birds have had a busy past three weeks! Sorry we haven’t had a chance to post, but we’ll share with you some of the fun we have had. We spent two weeks talking about oceans and ocean creatures.  We painted seashells, made some fun seahorses, jellyfish, ocean scenes and even a few classroom collaborated ocean scenes. The children really enjoyed playing with all the ocean animals in different centers.

This past week we talked about pets.  We talked about the different pets we each have at our houses and made and illustrated a classroom chart of different kinds of pets.  There was a little veterinarian set-up in the classroom that everyone loved getting a turn playing with, plus cat and dog puppets to make…and more. The day the crane came to remove the branch from the arboretum we couldn’t use the playground so we took a walk over to the Old Well and played under the trees there for a little bit.

In the midst of all of this there was much preparation and then the presentation of our Moving On Ceremony! We were so proud of the hard work the children put into the program and what a good job they did! We hope you enjoyed it and thank you for being there!

Next week we are closed and when we return we will be talking about exotic pets!

Here are some pics from the past few weeks:

Our Bodies

We had a great week talking about our bodies and all they are made up of and do for us. The kids loved being traced and then spent time adding their own touches to their bodies—some added clothes, some added bones, some added blood…they got very creative! We also continue to work hard on getting ready for the moving on ceremony.

Next up: OCEANS!