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Author Archives: Emerald

19
Feb

Classroom News

Posted by Emerald

*+-Welcome Corinne and Anna UT Early Childhood cohort students Corinne and Anna have recently joined Children’s House on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  They will be observing, learning, and working with classroom teachers and students until early May.  We are excited to … Continue reading

07
Feb

Special Mammal Visit!

Posted by Emerald

*+-To introduce our Mammal unit study our former classroom pet, Fluffy, paid a visit to Children’s House.  Our adored Dwarf Lionhead Rabbit graced us with her presence.  We discussed that all animals in the world are a part of a … Continue reading

07
Feb

Visit from the Toledo Zoo!

Posted by Emerald

*+-To enrich our study of Mammals and introduce us to adaptations, we invited the Toledo Zoo for an afternoon visit.  They brought animals and their coverings for us to see and touch!

21
Jan

DVDs for Vets for Valentine’s Day

Posted by Emerald

*+-Here’s another opportunity to do some “spring” (OK, winter) cleaning and get some unwanted items out of your house while helping others at the same time. On Friday, Feb. 13, Perrysburg Children’s House will be collecting unscratched used or new … Continue reading

21
Jan

It’s snowing!

Posted by Emerald

*+-It looks like the snow won’t be going anywhere for a while.  When temperatures allow, we do our best to get the children outside.  Please remember to send snow pants and boots so that your child is able to enjoy … Continue reading

19
Jan

Following the Child…

Posted by Emerald

*+-” Follow the child, but follow the child as his leader. “ A morning in the Great Room lent to unexpected discoveries.  After the initial burst into the Great Room with running and laughter, the children began settling down into … Continue reading

18
Jan

Tissues Please!

Posted by Emerald

*+-  Children’s House is running in short supply of tissues and they are in high demand. Therefore, please send in any boxes that you would be willing to donate.  They would be greatly appreciated! Sincerely, Your Children’s House Teachers  

02
Jan

Welcome 2015!

Posted by Emerald

*+-As we welcome 2015 we will be welcoming more exciting opportunities and responsibilities for the kindergarteners!  These opportunities include: 1) Additional (binder) work responsibilities during the morning program. And… 2) A Kindergarten Community Lunch.  This involves all kindergarteners working together to … Continue reading

02
Jan

Farewell 2014!

Posted by Emerald

*+-Since our visit to the Toledo Campus, we have been working diligently to get ready for 1st grade! The Body We worked as partners to trace our bodies and label our external body parts. We again worked as partners to … Continue reading

01
Jan

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Posted by Emerald

*+-Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! Children’s House children celebrated the end of 2014 and the beginning of the Winter Season with a variety of activities. In Geography… Antarctica Continent covered in a blanket of snow and ice Cold Temperatures … Continue reading

11
Dec

Classroom News

Posted by Emerald

*+-Holiday Open House Come one, come all to Children’s House Holiday Open House on Friday, December 19th.  Visit anytime between 8:30-11 in the morning to join your child in doing work that they do on a daily basis.  There will … Continue reading

21
Nov

Operation Breadbasket Collection Begins Tuesday, November 25

Posted by Emerald

*+-With the holidays right around the corner and the anticipation of an influx of items coming into your home, need an excuse to get some things out of your home?  Children’s House can assist you with that while helping others … Continue reading

16
Nov

Kindergarten Extended Day 10/27-11/6

Posted by Emerald

*+-Handwriting *  Formation of the capital M *  Review of the formation of our capital letters:  F, E, D, P, B, R, N, & M Reading Rule *  We worked on the word all (as in Fall) and generating words … Continue reading

03
Nov

Kindergarten in October!

Posted by Emerald

*+-The kindergarteners were busy, busy, busy in the month of October!  They continued writing and managing their own work plans.  Each day their plan included play practice in preparation for their “The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything” … Continue reading

03
Nov

Pumpkins and Spiders, Oh My!

Posted by Emerald

*+-Art Primary Colors (red, yellow, blue) Science Pumpkin Life Cycle Parts of a Pumpkin Vertebrates versus Invertebrates Andy Howard came and brought freshwater fish to add to our aquarium.  He showed us how to do so to keep the fish … Continue reading

21
Oct

Kindergarten Afternoon

Posted by Emerald

*+-Our study of fire safety in the morning was extended into the afternoon as the children toured the Perrysburg Fire Station. We further learned about fire safety as the Perrysburg Fire Fighters visited our school with the Fire Safety Trailer. … Continue reading

17
Oct

Children’s House Happenings

Posted by Emerald

*+-Sensorial Work Geometric Cabinet (A cabinet with trays of shapes -this help’s a child refine their ability to observe, compare & differentiate) Triangular Box Mystery Bag Sound Cylinders Geometric Solids – Cone & Rectangular Prism Practical Life Care of the … Continue reading

06
Oct

Emerald Room Kindergarten Afternoon

Posted by Emerald

*+-The kindergarteners continued their study of the continents, Living and Non-Living Things, Plants and Animals, and Apples in a more in-depth way in the afternoon.  However, before beginning their work each day they wrote their own work plan.  Their plan … Continue reading

06
Oct

Welcome Fall!

Posted by Emerald

*+-As we have welcomed the Fall season, we have also welcomed a new variety of work choices and learning opportunities. The following work was presented: Practical Life-Encourages coordination, confidence, independence and order *Raking, Corn Kernel Plucking, Floor Sweeping, Apple Peeling, Making … Continue reading

26
Sep

Emerald Room Kindergarten Afternoon

Posted by Emerald

*+-Our study of land, air, and water in the morning was studied more in depth in our afternoon studies.  Each child started by making their own land and water map, using sandpaper to represent the land (continents).  This was also … Continue reading

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