Puddle Day 2017

It was a splash!! Every year, we participate in Puddle Day. It is a worthy cause and an amazing experience for the children. We went out and started to spray the hose. The children were instantly drawn to the water!! The children were jumping and splashing away! The giggles we heard this morning were infectious!…

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”. 

Mix-It-Up

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 Magic 

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.…

How Can We Help Plants Grow?🍃🌿

Part 1 A provocation was set out on Monday morning.  A plant, two spray bottles and a candle were on the table. Beside it, there was a sign that posed the question, “how can we help plants grow?” Three children were around the table. One child was asking for a turn with the spray bottle.…

Outdoor Art

The warmer weather has allowed us to enjoy different activities outside.  The children explored painting with water on the fence.  The toddlers started to paint using brushes and then quickly the activity lead them to painting with their hands.  They realized that their handprints were disappearing after a little while.  This allowed more room for…

☔️ Rain Rain Go Away ☔️

We were looking out the window, watching the rain fall today.  The toddlers noticed all the puddles and that their outdoor toys were getting wet.  We even had the chance to see three birds “playing” in the rain.  We talked about what we would need to stay dry if we were outside in the rain.…