Daily Archives: November 8, 2019


1st Grade – In the Classroom 11/8/2019

1st Grade Math Block We have been noticing math all around us. On our weekly hikes we see the numbers on the lady bugs backs, and we count her legs. We see how many petals there are on a flower, and how many sides of the different leaves . During…


Wonder Garden – In the Classroom 11/8/2019

The Wonder Gardeners have been enjoying playing in the leaves. They also recently tended to their classroom by washing all of their toys. Great water fun! The children learn by doing as they tend to their classroom, grind grain for bread, chop vegetables for soup, and of course and joyfully…


Sunflower Garden – In the Classroom 11/8/2019

What a sweet welcome back the children had during the first week of school, filled with warm hugs, hearty laughs and many helpful hands. The fairies love our school yard as they always have gardens and homes lovingly, imaginatively, and thoughtfully created. back to top End of the day hug.…


Apple Blossom Garden – In the Classroom 11/8/2019

During circle time, children sing, move, and play games to the songs they sing. They weave in and out of the circle, curtsy, bow, and flutter. Children cross their midlines with hands and feet, work on finger dexterity, cross their horizontal midlines when they bow and curtsy, exercise the social…


1st & 2nd Grades Farming – In the Classroom 11/8/2019

1st and 2nd Grades Farming Class Mrs. Faden has a helper on Fridays for Farming Class—one of our moms, Mrs. Payne. The children harvested and cleaned beets, carrots, tomatoes, cucumber and peppers. in early September! back to top A lesson about chickens in farming class. back to top The children…


7th Grade – In the Classroom 11/8/2019

7th Grade Renaissance Block We are having a wonderful time exploring the mood and context of the 1300-1600s and finding that so much of our history is cyclical in many ways. One of the important aspects of this block is to help seventh graders understand cause and effect. For every…


5th & 6th Grades – In the Classroom 11/8/2019

5th Grade Ancient India Studies Fifth grade Ancient India studies culminated in the retelling and illustrating of the Indian epic poem The Mahabarata. 6th Grade Asian Geography Sixth Grade Asian Geography has focused on understanding the wide diversity of cultures in Asia, cultural gifts, and founding history of several Asian…