Everyday is a Rainbow of Colors!

March is here, and with this month we have a brand new theme: Spring and Easter, There’s a lot to learn about the season, Tiny Turtles are loving it!

We got to introduce this week’s topics with fun activities in our Exploration time, with plush bunnies, baskets and shaky eggs.

In our Creativity department the kids were are super busy making everything for our parade. They made Easter bunny with their finger prints and paint, they enjoy it a lot. Also they made a baby chick with their hand print and yellow paint, turtles now like to feel the paint in their hands! Finally kids made orange stamps with sponges for carrots. Today they play with shaving cream and they loved it!

We would like to remind you of our Easter Party (Wednesday March 21th) at 10:00am.

Have a nice weekend!

Miss Nadia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Space!

Dear Parents,

February is over, and this week we made a review of all the topics and vocabulary words of the month. The themes covered: land & water transportation, community helpers, air transportation, and space. The rescue team came to kinder on Wednesday, and kids enjoyed their presentation.

Turtles enjoyed exploration time, playing with community helper’s puppets and transportation toys. Also kidos played with the transportation puzzles.

In our Creativity time, our students made a hand print space ship. Turtles enjoy more and more using paint. We used crayons and paint on craft paper for another activity, too.

Hope you have a great weekend!

Miss Nadia

Vocabulary words: Review Community Helpers/ Review Transportation/ People in your neighborhood: Rescue Team comes to kinder/Space/ Review Space

  1. Our topics for next week will include all about insects.

 

 

 

 

 

Sound the Alarm!

This week’s community helper visit were firefighters! On Wednesday a team of firefighters visited kinder and the children were super excited to see them and their fire truck. We took some nice pictures for you to see on our facebook page.

Exploration time was filled with all sorts of fun activities, like playing with transportation toys, transportation puzzles and role playing like firefighters with a collapsible fire truck and “hoses”.

Tiny turtles had a blast in creativity time, too! So much to do! They painted with cars making paint tracks on roads that were drawn on paper. Also, they used sponges and red paint for a fireman helmet. We made fire flames as an experiment using red, yellow and orange tissue paper and water. On Thursday kiddos made a hot air balloon with a paper plate and they pressed stamps using corks. Finally, today we made traffic lights with cookies, frosting and m&ms. Turtles really enjoyed it and had so much fun!

This week kids were full of energy, more than usual if that’s even possible! So we tried to remain very active during physical development pretending to be airplanes and arranging chairs like an airplane.

Hope you have a great weekend!

Miss Nadia

Vocabulary words: Introduce transportation/ Relate land vehicles to community helpers/ Firefighters visit/ Air transportation/ Water transportation

Our topics for next week will be: Review Community Helpers/ Review Transportation/ People in your neighborhood: Rescue Team comes to kinder/Space/ Review Space

Love and Friendship

February is here! A month that represents love and friendship, with lots of new vocabulary words to learn. During this month we will have several visits from community helpers such as: Police officer, mailman, firefighter, and rescue team. On Wednesday police officers visited Toddler Tree kinder and gave a brief explanation on safety and traffic signals. The kids were very excited to get in the patrol car.

This week in Exploration children enjoyed playing with construction helmets and tools, and also they played with community helpers puppets. One of this week’s topics was “baker” so today kids were all into decorating cookies. We spread frosting on their cookie and then top them off with some sprinkles.

Garbage collector was another topic on this week’s list, and turtles had a special activity. The kids got to the classroom and found lots of wrappers (playing the part of trash) laying on the floor, and everyone helped picking it up. Kiddos enjoyed and learned o put the garbage in the trashcan.

Vocabulary words: Family review – introduce friends/ Love & Friendship- Valentine- friends/ Police officer’s visit/ Garbage collector/ Review Love & Friendship- Baker.

Our topics for next week will be: Teacher & love/ Doctor & Nurse/ Construction worker/ Oral hygiene- Dentist/ Mailman visit- Valentines Day party: Community Helpers Centers.

 

 

Mr. Policeman

February is here! A month that represents love and friendship, with lots of new vocabulary words to learn. During this month we will have several visits from community helpers such as: Police officer, mailman, firefighter, and rescue team. On Wednesday police officers visited Toddler Tree and gave a brief demonstration. The kids were very excited to get on their patrol car!

This week during exploration children enjoyed playing with construction helmets and tools, and also they played with community helpers puppets.

One of this week’s key themes was “baker” so today kids were all helping to decorate cookies. They spread frosting on their cookie and then topped them off with some sprinkles.

During art, kids made a police officer hat using paper plate and blue paint. They also used crayons on a printable picture of tools. Garbage collector was another theme on this week’s list, and turtles had a special activity. They got to the classroom and found lots of wrappers (playing the part of trash) laying on the floor, and everyone helped in picking it up. Kiddos enjoyed and learned o put the garbage in the trashcan.

Vocabulary words: Family review – introduce friends/ Love & Friendship- Valentine- friends/ Police officer’s visit/ Garbage collector/ Review Love & Friendship- Baker.

Our topics for next week will be: Teacher & love/ Doctor & Nurse/ Construction worker/ Oral hygiene- Dentist/ Mailman visit- Valentines Day party: Community Helpers Centers.

Valentine´s Day celebration is coming up on Wednesday February 14th!! The Party Hosts will provide snacks, so instead of sending a lunchbox on that day, please just send a water thermos or juice.

The kids will exchange Valentines with their friends, we have 12 students in our Tiny Turtles class so make sure to send a bag for your child to collect candy. If you would like to send a special treat for your child’s classmates, don’t forget to label only who it’s from, so we make it easier for the kids to pass out.

 

Winter Review

Exploration time is always a surprise for the kids. This week we reviewed our winter topics and made some “snow” by adding water to a special substance. We gave the turtles some plastic winter animals so they could play in their habitat.

Creativity time was the perfect class to go over the concepts learned in January. Children loved their winter printable where they used blue and purple crayons. Also they played with foam, pretending to be snow. Turtles enjoyed experiencing different textures and sensations, especially the foam. Finally they made a heart with yellow, pink and red paint for Valentine’s day!

Hope you have a wonderful long weekend!

Keep in mind we won’t be having class on Monday, so see you next Tuesday!

 

 

 

Keeping Warm with our Winter Clothes

Tiny turtles learned all about winter clothing this week, and we had special activities designed for them, in which they played and learned at the same time.

During Exploration, our little ones had fun dressing up using winter clothes like: scarf, jacket, mittens, and winter cap. This activity allowed them to learn the concepts of the week while reviewing body parts.

The concepts were all related to winter clothing and in our Creativity department we incorporated some fun activities to review our weekly theme. Turtles had a blast using water colors for the first time. We painted a mitten and pasted pompoms. Everyday kids are more interested in new activities and textures. We are very proud of them!

Have a nice weekend!

Miss Nadia

Vocabulary words: winter clothes and shoes: boots/ Coat – jacket/ Mittens – gloves/ Cap – hat/ Winter review

Our topics for next week will be: Penguins- ice, water, cave/ Forest animals (squirrel, fox, raccoon)/ Bear- Polar Bear/ Whales- Beluga/ Animals review

Happy New Year!

Dear Tiny Turtles parents

We hope you had a wonderful Christmas holiday, and that you enjoyed spending time with your loved ones on such special days. On this new year 2018 we want to wish you all the best, health, blessings and love for your families.

We are so happy to see our tiny turtles! Miss Mariana and I missed them very much. We’re still missing some of them, but hope to see everybody back on Monday.

This week was all about getting into our routine, remembering our favorite songs and activities at kinder. In exploration time we played with fake snow and kidos loved it! Also we palyed with some winter animals.

In our creativity class turtles enjoyed making a hot chocolate and ice-cream, reviewing hot and cold. They used sponges with blue and red paint. Also this week they use foam un blue paint and they were very exited with this texture! Turtles are more into it every day.

Have a nice weekend!

Our topics for next week will be: Winter clothes & shoes- Boots/ Coat -Jacket/ Mittens- Gloves/ Cap- Hat/ winter review

Miss Nadia