Author Archives: Sassafras

09
Apr

Australia continued

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Australia is such a fascinating continent! We spent another morning in small group lessons learning a little bit more about this unique country. First we reviewed why it is called “The Land Down Under” and how its seasons are opposite … Continue reading

09
Apr

Spring has (finally) arrived!

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Even though March 20th was the official start of spring, the children were all wondering why the weather didn’t feel more like spring. It was a perfect time to introduce some new work about weather, seasons and clouds. We began … Continue reading

24
Mar

St. Patrick’s Day

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We had a great time at our St. Patrick’s Day celebration.  The children enjoyed creating shamrocks and leprechaun hats.  Green was abounding at the snack table-green peppers, green grapes, green apples, celery and cucumbers.  To end the morning the children … Continue reading

18
Mar

Australia

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The children put another stamp in their passport as they traveled to Australia!  We learned about why it’s called the Land Down Under, as we found it on the continent globe and saw that it is located below the equator. … Continue reading

18
Mar

Digestion and Our Organs

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After learning about dental health, the children in Sassafras participated in an experiment to see where the food that you chew with your teeth really goes!  Using a Ziploc bag as a mouth, we “chewed” some crackers and a banana. … Continue reading

03
Mar

Italy

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Diving further into our study of Europe, we took a closer look at Italy!  As we looked at the Italian flag we talked about how the colors of the flag are the colors that make up one of the Italian’s … Continue reading

03
Mar

Europe

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Passports As we continue learning about various continents, we introduced the idea of having a passport.  We talked about why you need a passport and what information it tells about you.  Each child made their own passport, complete with a … Continue reading

17
Feb

Show Me Your Beautiful Smile

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February is dental health month, so what better time to learn about our teeth and how to take good care of them.  In small groups we learned about the different parts of a tooth; the enamel, the dentin and the … Continue reading

03
Feb

Emperor Penguins

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As we continued on with our study of Antarctica, we took a closer look at penguins and the emperor penguin specifically.   Did you know a male emperor penguin can grow up to 48 inches tall and weigh 90 pounds. … Continue reading

27
Jan

Conferences

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Conferences are coming up next month!  Please call the office to schedule a time!   It is not required but it is highly recommended that you come and observe your child before conferences.  It is a great opportunity to see … Continue reading

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