Category Archives: Opal

29
Apr

Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day

Posted by West Side Montessori

We cordially invite you to attend Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day! This is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with the children in their classrooms. The students are always so happy and proud to share their space with loved ones. … Continue reading

28
Apr

Fun with numbers

Posted by Opal Room

Children are really enjoying our new way of exploring sandpaper numbers.  First a child counts out two spoonfuls of Cheerios into a small bowl.  She then selects a sandpaper number and places it on the tray.  She then traces along … Continue reading

02
Apr

Dessert Night Social

Posted by Sapphire

24
Mar

Movement and Motion

Posted by Opal Room

We have added a movement area to our classroom!  Currently, children are very busy using their large muscles to lift up a heavy jug of colored water and placing it on top of a rolling scooter.  The child then pushes … Continue reading

07
Mar

St. Patrick’s Day visitors

Posted by Opal Room

Perrysburg campus had special visitors from Molly’s Irish Dancers in the great room today.  We got to watch both soft and hard shoe dance performances.  The children really enjoyed watching the show.  Many children were clapping along with the music. … Continue reading

23
Feb

Sea life fun

Posted by Opal Room

New to our room are sea animals of all shapes and sizes.  Children are busy matching whale species to photographs, pairing up fish by patterns, and learning the names of many types of sea life.  We are hearing our little … Continue reading

15
Feb

In need of…

Posted by Opal Room

Little House is in desperate need of small plastic bags for the disposal of dirty diapers.  The orange plastic bags that newspapers are delivered in work perfectly.  If you have them, send them in with your child anytime.  It is … Continue reading

26
Jan

Words to songs, and keeping germs away

Posted by Opal Room

Here are words to some of the songs that children are enjoying at circle time these days. Good Day When cows get up in morning, Good day is what they say. When cows get up in the morning, Good day … Continue reading

20
Jan

Family Updates

Posted by Emerald

Good Morning Families, This morning we had a practice Lock Down Drill.  So if your child says they took a “field trip” to the basement, that is why. The new and “like new” Teddy Bear collection drive is taking place … Continue reading

12
Jan

Teddy Bear Drive

Posted by Emerald

The Emerald Room invites you to join them in collecting new or like new Teddy Bears to be donated to traumatized children and the forgotten elderly.  Teddy Bears collected will be taken to Zoar Lutheran Church where the women’s group … Continue reading

03
Jan

New Work for the New Year

Posted by Opal Room

With the new year comes many new work choices in the Opal room.  Paint, colored pencils, and play-doh have been added to our art area.  In language, children are very busy choosing community workers to match to photograph.  There is … Continue reading

20
Nov

Perrysburg Thanks & Giving Celebration

Posted by West Side Montessori

16
Nov

A glimpse of a day

Posted by Opal Room

 Using fine motor skills to tong small acorns from one bowl to another. Matching small containers filled with liquid to the coordinating spots. Using hand and eye coordination to stack one block on top of the other, over and over. … Continue reading

10
Nov

Thanks and Giving Celebration Donations: Graham’s Foundation

Posted by Emerald

Dear Perrysburg families, This year, Perrysburg Campus will be supporting Graham’s Foundation for our 3rd annual Thanks and Giving Celebration. Graham’s Foundation, founded by current West Side parents Nick and Jennifer Hall, is in celebration of their son, Graham. Graham … Continue reading

02
Nov

Joins Us for First Thursday on Nov. 5

Posted by West Side Montessori

About Organizing the Chaos at the Toledo Campus Maria Montessori believed children have a need and a sensitive period for order. Come learn how simplifying your life and organizing the chaos can help you and your child succeed.  Learn SIMPLE … Continue reading

28
Oct

Farm animals, paint, and hayrides

Posted by Opal Room

Fall is in the air these days.  Our fall celebration was so much fun!  We loved the hayrides and enjoyed scooping up apples in the bins of water.  The day after the celebration the children were eagerly standing at the … Continue reading

19
Oct

We are settling in.

Posted by Opal Room

The Opal room is finally feeling a bit more calm these days.  Tears are lessening, work is being chosen, and smiles are much more plentiful.  We are hearing a few more words coming from such little mouths, and even waving … Continue reading

20
Sep

Come to Celebrate and Hear the Exciting News!

Posted by West Side Montessori

Sweet September Sundae Begins at 2 p.m.     West Side Montessori is excited to share its 40th Birthday surprise with ALL its families at Sweet September Sundae today. The festivities begin at 2 p.m. at the Toledo Campus (7115 … Continue reading

15
Sep

Welcome!

Posted by Opal Room

Welcome to all of the parents and children of the Opal Room!  Our year is getting off to a busy start as the children are all beginning to settle in and explore the classroom.  Tears are common at first, but … Continue reading