Branch Brushes

The seniors explored primary and secondary colours. They painted using branches and leaves as brushes to blend the colours. The seniors talked about blended and mixing the primary colours. One senior mixed red and blue and said “it turned purple”. 


The seniors have been interested in reading the book “Mix-It-Up”. One senior reads the book to his classmates and matches the actions to the pages. The seniors also use the light table and bingo chips to mix up colours as well. 

Science Magicย 

The seniors tried a science experiment with mixing colours. We used water, food colouring, baking soda and vinegar. The seniors said it was their magic potion. We talked about what we thought might happen, some said nothing would happen, others said it was a volcano, and one senior said it would make the room disappear.…

Firefighters & A Firetruck

After sleep time we opened the blinds and the seniors noticed a Firetruck outside. Then they saw a firefighter and waved at him. They asked about the fire hose on the side and what the silver part does, It was where the water comes from. 

Sweet Treats

The seniors wanted to create sculptures with the marshmallows and pipe cleaners today. They made robots, campfires, batons and snakes. Their favourite part was eating the marshmallows. In the afternoon the seniors decorated cookie shapes with sprinkles and icing. 

Can you paint a rainbow? ๐ŸŒˆ

This morning, one of the children had mentioned a rainbow. When the children woke up from sleep time, there was a provocation waiting for them. Paint brushes and paper were made available. I asked the children what colours we would need to make a rainbow. As the colours on the tray started to mix together,…

Helping Hands ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’›

The seniors were very helpful this morning. There was a bit of a mess at the snack table and the children volunteered to help clean up! Some Helped wipe the table while others swept the floor. The teamwork was so incredible to see they communicated well with each other and took turns. These seniors can…