A core group of children continues to be stimulated by our Sheila Pepe inspired studio sculpture. As the weeks have continued many loops have been connected, ribbons attached and lace intertwined within its armature. However these
Alex – Have you tried it this way? Ursula – Do you want to help me? Alex – Yes please. Ursula – Alex, you have the best ideas. Alex – Thanks Ursula.
We’ve been busy as bees! Hole punching, cutting with scissors, and learning to use the tape dispenser, all independently.
Chris begins by adding rubber bands across the nails on one board, and then finds he can connect two boards in this way. Notice how the shape of the rubber band changes as he moves the
There is continued interest in the story of The Good Bird. See our previous post. The children have been taking turns as the bird or the fish and we act out the story at meeting time. Jack
This group began the day tiptoeing around the classroom looking for ghosts, then landed at this table to draw ghosts. Their conversation took various turns as they sat and chatted. We are especially fond of this
Wesley spent a long time creating with rubber bands on three different geoboards. When he was finished, he wanted to bring his creations home to show his family. We explained to Wesley that the geoboards had
We were so fortunate to have DJ’s daughters, Cadence and Montana join us for the afternoon! They started the day helping in Purple class, and transitioned comfortably and naturally to our Stay and Play group. The
A look back at how we chose to spend a moment in time this week. Our shortened week that began with subzero temperatures and plenty of snow and ended on a mild note with virtually all
In the 1970’s an architect by the name of Simon Nicholson introduced his theory of loose parts. He believed that it was the loose parts in our environment that empower our creativity. Loose parts are flexible.