January has been a fun month in our classroom as we travelled back in time and explored the world of dinosaurs! This unit offered the opportunity to build our vocabulary as we learned terms such as carnivore, herbivore, extinct, fossil, paleontologist as well as the names of many dinosaur species…Read More
December is always a fun month at the preschool. It’s a wonderful treat to share in the excitement of Winter and Christmas with three and four yer olds!Read More
November was another busy and exciting month in our classroom! We explored one of my favourite units: community helpers. This is a rich unit to work through with preschool children as it allows us to explore many topics, including health and safety, in an age appropriate way…Read More
October was a busy month; full of play and learning in the Mapleridge preschool classroom!
We began the month by focusing our learning on the holiday of Thanksgiving - this included circle time discussions and books that emphasized family traditions, harvest and what it means to fee ‘thankful’. We then turned our attention to reviewing shapes and colours…Read More
September is such a fun and exciting month in our preschool classroom! It is a month of new friendships blossoming and old friendships being rekindled as well as a month of new experiences and new routines. The children have done a phenomenal job settling in to our classroom routine. Routine and predictability is very important for young children, particularly in a school environment, as it helps them build a sense of confidence, safety and trust in knowing what to expect and what is expected of them.Read More