In the Classroom 1/29/2017

Early Childhood The children in Apple Blossom Garden have been busy building “Angel Town.” Early Childhood: Tooth Fairy Pillows The Mighty Oaks in Apple Blossom Garden have been making their very own tooth fairy pillows. 1st Grade: Math First grade continued its math block

In the Classroom 1/20/2017

EC: Finger Knitting Our “Mighty Oaks” in the early childhood program working on finger knitting. Making treasures! EC: Beeswax Modeling Little hands in the early childhood program making beeswax stars and snowflakes for King Winter! 1st Grade: Color Study Color stories abo

In the Classroom 1/13/2017

Snow Mountain Apple Blossom Garden enjoyed snow mountain and the snowy path adjacent to our school before break. Father Winter’s and Brother Wind’s chill in the air did not stop the mountain goats and penguins in our class from enjoying outdoor play! 1st & 2nd Grades F

In the Classroom 12/2/2016

Early Childhood: Fine Motor Skills An early childhood class works on fine motor activities by cutting little squares of felt and sewing them onto a strand. The activity also offers a lovely experience of touch and color. This is a craft for the holidays! 1st & 2nd Grades: Advent F

In the Classroom 11/25/2016

Wonder Garden Sprouting and tending seeds in the Wonder Garden classroom. Early Childhood Our kindergarten classrooms enjoy a cup of warm tea to begin the day as we use our hands to warm beeswax to model into treasures. This week the kindergarten classrooms modeled beeswax into food t

In the Classroom 11/18/2016

Wonder Garden Feeding the chickens on their morning walk. Early Childhood Stepping over stepping stones that are varied in height, material, and width. This allows for strengthening balance, coordination, and executive planning! 1st Grade: Thanksgiving Celebration First Grade celebrat

In the Classroom 11/11/2016

Recess Fun A spontaneous mixed-age game of jumping from stump to stump around the fire ring during recess! Wonder Garden Wonder Garden children finishing up their lanterns for the upcoming lantern walk. Apple Blossom Garden Shown here, the little ones are finger knitting the string ha

In the Classroom 11/6/2016

El Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) As part of our Spanish program we celebrated the Day of the Dead this week in traditional Mexican style, with tamales, Pan de Muertos (bread of the dead), Alfeñiques (sugar skulls), and of course the Ofrenda, the altar where loved ones who h

In the Classroom 10/29/2016

  Early Childhood Moment Peeling a quail egg helps develop dexterity and certainty in the hands. 1st Grade: Woodland Story First grade chalkboard drawing from a woodland story. Observation of nature and seasons, along with the magical stories of the tiny creatures are the beginni

4th Grade Trip to Camp Edwards, 10/24-10/26

4th Grade: Camp Edwards The fourth grade went to Camp Edwards this past week. They had an amazing experience learning about different animals of the Midwest and participating in activities such as canoeing, shelter building and learning about Native American life. They were joined by