Montessori Preschool Blog

January 18-22, 2021

Garinim:
This week we continued our discussion on winter weather and also touched on dental health week!
We read “The Mitten” and talked about what clothes we wear when it’s cold outside. The children came up with great answers:
Snow pants
Jacket
Boots
Gloves
Hat
We made tissue paper …

January 11-15, 2021

Garinim:
This week we talked about arctic animals. We learned fun facts about penguins and polar bears:
Penguins have flippers, not feet
Penguins spend half of their time in the water and half of their time on land
Penguins use their beak to eat fish
Penguins have waterproof feathers
The Em…

Week of January 4-8, 2021

Garinim
This week we had so much fun talking about snow, the clothes we wear when it’s snowing outside, and activities we can do in the snow!

We made mittens out of construction paper and the children used bingo dotters to decorate them and then we tied them together with string. We made…

December 14-18, 2020

Garinim:
We finished up our Chanukah theme this week! We were very busy making Star of David mobiles by gluing sparkly sequins onto pretty origami paper and then stringing it together with yarn. We also made potato latke pans with colorful construction paper, and sponge painted “latke’…

December 7-11, 2020

Garinim:
This week we talked about Chanukah! We learned that a chunakiah is different from a menorah because it has a place for 9 candles and a menorah only has a place for 7 candles. The shamash is the “helper candle” that lights the rest.  We made marble painted dreidels, mosaic chan…