Our first year of preschool in Price was a huge success! We had a great time making friends, going to fieldtrips to Coldstone, the Prehistoric Museum, and the Fire Station, and learning the skills we'll need in Kindergarten!
This fall our morning Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday class is full! But I'm still having people contact me looking for available spots. Because of this, I have decided to consider adding a twice a week (Tuesday/Thursday) afternoon class. This class would go from 12:40-2:40 (to let out right before Castle Heights Elementary and aid parents in simplifying their student pick up). Tuition for the afternoon class is $50 with a registration/materials fee of $25. This class will open as soon as I have enough interest. I will need at least 5 students to make a class. If you or someone you know has a preschool cutie who would like to join Happy Day Preschool's afternoon session, please contact Miss Megan.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013
Last week we celebrated Dr. Seuss Week! I downloaded a few new apps for our preschool iPad and our favorite was Dr. Seuss Camera.
After reading a few favorite Dr. Seuss books, we had fun taking silly pictures of ourselves and emailing them to our parents. Using technology is a fun way to learn!
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Preschool isn't just about learning ABCs and 123s. Its also about developing control over our big and small motor muscles. One of the funnest ways we exercised our running, twirling, dancing, and rolling muscles was by jumping in an enormous pile of leaves.
Best recess ever.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
One of our favorite writing center activities is our white board letter writing. I got 26 popsicle sticks and wrote all of the alphabet letters on them. Then my preschool friends take turns choosing sticks out of a cup and writing the letter they chose on the white board.
This cute friend got on a roll and wrote all 26 letters!
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A great way to review letter names and sounds is to create a parking lot. Draw parking spaces on a paper and write the letters you'd like your child to practice in the spaces. To play the game, provide your munchkin with a pile of hot wheels and call out a letter name. Your cutie "drives" the car to the correct letter parking spot and you call out the next one. When the parking lot is full, clear the cars off and try it again.
Instead of calling out letter names you could play a variation of the game by calling out letter sounds for your child to park the cars on. Or for readers, you could make a sight word parking lot.
This game is so fun, the kids never wanted to leave the letter center!