Montessori Preschool Blog

Week of October 12-16, 2020

Garinim:
This week we explored a pumpkin. We talked about the parts of a pumpkin, and even cut it open to see inside. The children helped to scoop out the pulp and fibrous strands and we then put it out on a try for the children to look at more closely with a magnifying glass. The children …

Week of October 5-9, 2020

Garinim:
This week, we finished with our theme of Sukkot, and also focused on one particular vegetable— the pumpkin! We learned how pumpkins come from pumpkin seeds and “watered” our own pumpkins. “I’ll water it. I’ll pull the weeds. Pumpkins come from pumpkin seeds”. The chil…

Week of Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2020

 
Garinim:
This week our theme was the Sukkot holiday, which we will carry into next week. We put up our own “sukkah” in the classroom. We decorated it with paper chains and cut out paper fruit and vegetables. The children helped to make the decorations by using bingo dotters, sponge …

September 21-25, 2020

The Alim and Anafim children have adapted to wearing masks and are now wearing masks indoors and out, except when eating or sleeping/quiet time and then they are six feet away from one another. We have a few new 'floor tables' (little wooden lap tables) for children to use at meal times, an…

Week of September 14-17

 
Garinim
This week we have done many activities to get ready for the Rosh Hashana holiday! We painted a large shofar and apples at the easel, made bingo dotter shofar’s (where the children had to try to fill in the circles with a colored bingo dotter of their choice), an apple stamper …