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Category Archives: Black Cherry

23
Feb

A Look Inside Black Cherry…

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

Whether you are looking through the observation window or sitting in the observation chair, you will see a variety of work, cooperation and courtesy going on in Black Cherry .    

13
Feb

Bring Your Parents To Work Week

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

What a wonderful week Black Cherry had with parent visitors! The children were so excited to show their work to our special guests. Thank you for taking part and sharing your time with us.  

04
Feb

Snowflakes and Nutrition!

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

Last week, we talked about how snowflakes are formed. It was introduced with the book called The Story of Snow. The children enjoyed creating snowflakes using a variety different ways. We had pin pushing, cutting with coffee filters and painting to … Continue reading

23
Jan

The Roles Are Reversed! 

Posted by West Side Montessori

  During the week of Monday, Feb. 2 – Friday, Feb. 6, Toledo Children’s House is inviting their parents to join them in their “work” for a day from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. A limited number of spaces are available … Continue reading

20
Jan

Creative Writing

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

Black Cherry Kindergarteners have been busy learning about sentence structure. Below you will see words with different color backgrounds. Each color represents a part of speech in Montessori Language. For example, light blue represents articles, black represents nouns and red … Continue reading

20
Jan

Learning About Human Bones

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

Black Cherry friends learn about the different bones in our bodies. At circle, friends helped to label another friends bones. We sang “Dem Bones” and used the technical names while singing. We also introduced “Mr. Bones” at circle time and … Continue reading

16
Jan

Medical Leave

Posted by CHMusic

Dear Families, Today, Friday, January 16, is my last day at West Side before my medical leave. I will have surgery on January 21 and I will be out for 8 weeks. I told the children that I will be going … Continue reading

12
Jan

What Does The Practical Life Area Provide My Child?

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

 The Practical Life Area in the Montessori classroom provides children with the basic knowledge and skill sets for executing practical life work in a purposeful way. The curriculum in this area will follow the child’s specific needs during the three-year … Continue reading

12
Jan

Learning About Australia

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

Black Cherry Room is surrounded by the geography and culture of Australia.    

17
Dec

“Spring Sing: Building a Better World” on May 20

Posted by CHMusic

Dear Kindergarten Families, At the end of every school year, the kindergarten students of West Side perform in a concert called “Spring Sing.” Kindergarten students from both the Toledo and Perrysburg campuses participate. There is a different theme for Spring … Continue reading

17
Dec

Happy Holidays!

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

Hard to believe its the end of December! The children have been very busy throughout the classroom. The last couple of weeks we have been talking about Antarctica. We saved a penguin from the freezing ice. For this activity the … Continue reading

03
Dec

First Thursday: Handwriting Without Tears

Posted by West Side Montessori

West Side Montessori Children’s House Teachers present   Thursday, Dec. 4 8:30-9:30 a.m. Perrysburg & Toledo Campus 3:45-4:45 p.m. Toledo Campus Children’s House teachers are introducing a new handwriting curriculum to students this year called Handwriting Without Tears. At this month’s … Continue reading

03
Dec

Giving Sing-A-Longs with Links

Posted by CHMusic

Dear Families, The sing-a-longs last Tuesday as part of our Giving Celebrations were wonderful and warm. Thanks to those of you that were able to join us. I hope you all enjoyed Happy Thanksgiving days filled with love, gratitude, and … Continue reading

21
Nov

About my Absence

Posted by CHMusic

Dear Families, I was absent at the beginning of the year because I was on chemotherapy for treatable breast cancer. Thankfully, it is now safe for me to return to my work and joy: singing with your children. I am … Continue reading

21
Nov

Hello!

Posted by CHMusic

Hello Children’s House Families, I’m Risa, your child’s Music and Literacy teacher. As the Childrens House Music and Literacy teacher, I have the joy of working with your children. One morning a week I spend a half hour with each … Continue reading

10
Nov

Kindergarten visits Lower Elementary Next Week

Posted by West Side Montessori

09
Nov

Donations for The Victory Center

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

Dear Black Cherry Room families, This year, the Children’s House will be supporting The Victory Center for our 2nd annual Thanks and Giving Celebration. The Victory Center’s mission is to provide hope and support to cancer patients, survivors and those … Continue reading

09
Nov

The Discovery Of Sensorial

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

“Montessori sensorial materials were to be an exact scientific guide to the child so that he could enlarge “the field of perception” and achieve” an ever more solid foundation for intellectual growth.” Discovery of the Child

01
Nov

Leaves, Leaves and More Leaves

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

Black Cherry students take a nature walk to gaze and collect the beautiful falling leaves of West Side’s Campus.     After the nature walk, students were able to work with the leaves on different activities throughout the Black Cherry … Continue reading

20
Oct

It’s Ok If the Rain Doesn’t Go Away…

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

  Black Cherry Student’s enjoy an exercise class for our “outside play”.  Teacher’s know how important it is that student’s get those wiggles out. So when it’s raining outside, then the Black Cherry Room gets their wiggles out by exercising … Continue reading

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