On Tuesday, Teacher Kristen coordinated an exciting day for us! Interesting vehicles started to fill up the lower parking lot…a police car, a fire truck, two more different fire-fighting trucks from the Department of Forestry and Cross and Continue reading Community Vehicles Day
During the month of March, our K19, K18, and K17 (twos, threes, and fours) classes planted seeds. Future fruits, herbs, and vegetables were carefully buried in potting soil and placed on windowsills and shelves. Teacher Kristen’s science studio became gardening Continue reading Community Garden 2017: Beginnings
During the months of January and February, we asked our community to share their beliefs with us. Answers were collected from parents, grandparents, other family members, and teachers, some on giant sticky notes in the hallway and some via Facebook Continue reading What Do We Believe About Children?
All of the kids have been very busy helping Teacher Kristen in the garden! Each spring, Discovery Zone has the opportunity to tend a plot in the Hope on the Hill Community Garden. The food grown in the garden is Continue reading Hope on the Hill Community Garden
Every morning, Teacher Jamie picks two helpers from the preschool classes to assist her in delivering snack to the whole school. As they discuss which bag goes to which room and who will do which job, the simple task of Continue reading Snack: An Opportunity for Learning
We decked the halls with valentines made by the children, created some “photo booths,” filled our classrooms with yummy treats and all the supplies for some sweet Valentines Day projects, and got together to enjoy our community and drink some Continue reading Valentine’s Social 2016
Teacher Lani’s class discussed the significance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in terms preschoolers can understand. They learned that a long time ago, people weren’t always treated the same. Sometimes if someone looked different from those around them, they Continue reading Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2016- Teacher Lani’s Class
While our preschool classes were off on their adventure at Heiser Farms, we created a miniature pumpkin patch in the field behind the church so that our littlest friends could experience this October tradition too! The children enjoyed touching, smelling, Continue reading Mini Pumpkin Patch 2015