Last night, we held our seventh annual Movie Premiere where we debuted the masterpiece: The Pre-K Movie. Our stars arrived in their fancy garb, walked the red carpet, had their picture taken by the paparazzi, ate pizza and popcorn, and even received their very own 3D printed Oscars. We could not be more proud of all of the creativity and hard work this class put into this movie!
We discovered so many new kinds of art today. One of the activities Mrs. Allan introduced to us was using a journal to record the exhibits we saw. You will find these journals in your child’s backpacks today.
We have a nice selection of liquid motion bottles. The children call them potions. One day, a few became curious about what the potions could be used for. (Think magical potions.)
They decided that the best idea would be to label them so they could remember their magical powers. This one informs us that it is a “Sparkle Potion.” According to the author, this puts sparkles inside you when you shake it.
Brr… Yesterday it was 2 degrees with a wind child of -10. This morning it was 40 degrees. We took advantage of the much warmer temperatures and headed outside. Although it began to rain, we still enjoyed sledding for the first time this year. The children also became very curious about a large section of the field that had iced over. They decided it made the perfect skating rink.
We found some very strange tracks in the field this week. We wondered if they came from a tractor. We decided to follow them, looking for more clues.
Oddly enough, they split off into two different directions . The young detectives felt the path on the left held the most promise.
At the top of the hill we found a faculty parking lot. At first the children suspected a small compact. However they realized it was much too clean looking. Then someone noticed the wheel wells on this truck. A clue! Could this be the culprit?
It looks like the tires are a match! We found our answer. Now we just have to figure out why it was driving around in the grass.
In a later post we’ll show you some of the other tracks we found while following these man made ones.
The children were so excited this morning! Last week, we hung a birdseed wreath outside our window. The children were a little disappointed that the birds didn’t arrive that very moment. However, this morning was completely different. From our window, we observed at least 15 birds rummaging around on the playground and this little friend repeatedly visited our bird feeder.
These sightings inspired many questions and a renewed interest in using the binoculars when we moved outside to explore. I can’t wait to see what other types of birds we might see in the upcoming months.