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Category: Winter

Kindergarten Tour 2018

Published on April 26, 2018 under Winter
All the Pre-Kinder's came in today extremely excited about being able to visit Northside, our kindergarten. Many of them sat in chairs in front of the glass door just hoping to catch a glimpse of…
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Dial 65

Published on April 24, 2018 under Winter
Can you tell I hate assessments ? It's called a Dial 3 but it feels more like 65. This morning we had a visitor. Ms Amy is taking a class in early childhood and was…
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Still Assessing

Published on April 23, 2018 under Winter
Today Holly was out sick but I was still able to continue doing the dial 3 assessments - a little modified. Why use tiny blocks when it can be a gross motor game. Move beside…
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End of Year Assessments

Published on April 19, 2018 under Winter
This morning we took time to do a bit of our dial three assessments. Year end is coming up soon. End of year assessments are not required but I do them so we can gauge…
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Pre-kinder Visit and STEM

Published on April 18, 2018 under Winter
I wasn't sure what to highlight today. Two wonderful things happened. So why not talk about both ? This morning we had a scheduled visit with Mrs Frey , the Northside Counselor. She came to…
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Autonomy

Published on April 16, 2018 under Winter
Providing children with a range of materials and resources from which they can freely choose allows them to exercise their independence and make their own decisions about what they will do. ... 'Children develop their…
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Big Winds

Published on April 13, 2018 under Winter
I don't usually get too anxious weather events for some reason today I am feeling the need to be extra cautious. We had a quick tornado drill this morning so it is fresh in our…
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Confidence

Published on April 4, 2018 under Winter
I think the thing I love the most about this time of year is the confidence that flows from our littles. They just blossom and own all the new things they are able to do.…
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What Did You Do For Spring Break?

Published on March 26, 2018 under Art
Spring break is a little hard to understand when the kids  take off a week and come back to continuing cold weather. There were a few tell- tell signs of spring though.  Our  two trees…
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Art Explosion

Published on February 23, 2018 under Winter
These littles are still super excited about art.  Their designs are getting more and more complex and detailed.   It's the best thing when you see their art and they have incorporated letter writing .…
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