Kindergarten

Garden, Clay, and Sukkot

Garden, Clay, and Sukkot

  Highlights: On Tuesday, the Ks dug up potatoes and a few radishes in the  garden bed. On Wednesday they glazed their Narcissus Pots and saucers. On Thursday, thanks to Jasper’s Dad and grandparents the Ks learned a little about a Jewish holiday called Sukkot. To experience part of the tradition, the Ks hiked up to the pond above the school and had a chance to toss bread into the pond as a metaphor of letting…

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Aspen Tree/ The Farm Park

Aspen Tree/ The Farm Park

Highlights: We spent a wonderful day at Aspen Tree/The Farm Park feeding the chickens and goats, looking for fish and turtles in the tropical dome, munching on cucumbers, broccoli, mint, chives, and apples, and taking turns sharing our thanks in the teepee.   Language Arts: During reading workshop, the Ks continued to look at nonfiction books. They spent time looking, thinking, and learning from the pictures. They learned that rereading can help everyone see more. With…

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Rock Bottom Ranch & Back to School Night

Rock Bottom Ranch & Back to School Night

Highlights: On Wednesday, we spent a glorious day at Rock Bottom Ranch learning about the chickens, donkey, pigs, and rabbits. We enjoyed seeing  many of you at our back to school night. We appreciate that you took time to meet other parents and to hear about the K program. If you have any questions about what we covered, go to the K blog page and look on the right side of the page. There you’ll…

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Shana Tova

Shana Tova

     Highlights: Our second week went very well! Your kiddos have stamina already. We were able to ease into our schedule, so they are getting used to starting the day with reading, then writing, and so forth. With the glorious rain one day, we were able to break out the wooden blocks in the Central Area for recess which was enjoyed by all of the Ks. By the end of the week, we were…

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The First Week

The First Week

  Highlights:The first four days of school were exciting and filled with many positive moments. As the week progressed most of the Ks became more relaxed and were able to have his/her parent depart without a fuss. The Ks enjoyed establishing friendships and making new friends, picking crab apples and making apple prints for their Aa page for their ABC book, creating a ceramic pot, exploring the outside, and playing during Choice time. Language Arts:…

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