Montessori Preschool Blog

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…

December 1-4, 2020

Garinim
This week we began talking about Chanukah. The children created Star of David decoupage and a Star of David hanging decoration with tissue paper, glue and beads. We have also been busy painting dreidels and making our very own chanukiah’s out of clay! 

We learned a new song:
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