Category Archives: Poplar

10
Nov

Poplar Role Models

Posted by Poplar

Finishing off our study of land, air, and water and land and water forms, the kindergarteners made paper mache continent globes!  The paper mache process was rather sticky, but there was so much rich conversation taking place.  For example, we … Continue reading

05
Nov

More Name Studies

Posted by Children's House Music

Continuing our name studies, we created and read a predictable chart. Each line of the chart started with, “My name is,” followed by the name of a child in class and a period. In a predictable chart, only one word … 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

21
Oct

Kindergarten KABOOM

Posted by West Side Montessori

  West Side Montessori is excited to announce the addition of “Kindergarten KABOOM” as a science enrichment activity for the Toledo Kindergarten children this school year.  Approximately every other Wednesday all the Kindergarten children will come together for 45 minutes … Continue reading

16
Oct

Poplar Room Goes Down Under!

Posted by Poplar

G’Day Mates!  Poplar Room went a trip to Australia these last two weeks.  We found Australia on our continent globe and map.   The continent map of Australia was introduced, naming all of the states and territories.  Many of the … Continue reading

11
Oct

Children’s House Garden

Posted by Black Cherry

On Saturday the families and staff members of Children’s House classrooms got together to start building our new garden. We are so excited to start planting and growing fruits, herbs and veggies with the children. What a wonderful learning tool … Continue reading

09
Oct

Worm Prediction

Posted by Poplar

KINDERGARTEN KABOOM!!! Every two weeks, the kindergartners participate in exciting science experiments!  The following is written by the kindergartners in Poplar Room explaining what they did this week. First, we had four stations where we had to make predictions. Before we went to … Continue reading

09
Oct

What’s Your Name?

Posted by Children's House Music

Here is a song we like to sing: What’s Your Name? What’s your name? What’s your name? What’s your name? What’s your name? My name is ________. My name is ________. My name is ________. Nice to meet you. After … Continue reading

06
Oct

From Outer Space to Planet Earth

Posted by Poplar

After learning about our planets and the solar system we focused in on our planet, Earth.  We used the sandpaper globe to discover how much of Earth is covered with water and land.  The children learned that the smooth blue … Continue reading

29
Sep

First Thursday: Handwriting Without Tears

Posted by West Side Montessori

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

19
Sep

Middle School Visitor

Posted by Poplar

Poplar Room would like to welcome Eric Slotterbeck.  Eric has been a student at West Side since Children’s House and is currently in 7th Grade.  He will join us in Poplar Room every Wednesday from 10:45-11:45.  The children get very excited when he … Continue reading

19
Sep

Solar System

Posted by Poplar

These last two weeks we have been exploring the Solar System.  We began with small group lessons using a large sparkly mat symbolizing the vast Solar System.  The children practicing placing the planets in order on the appropriate ellipse. “Let us give … Continue reading

08
Sep

School Picture Day Reminder

Posted by West Side Montessori

04
Sep

Small Beginnings and a New Year

Posted by Poplar

Hello Poplar Families and welcome to the Poplar blog!  We’re so excited to have each of your children be a part of our classroom and to partner along with you as part of your child’s education. It’s only been two … Continue reading

02
Sep

WSM’s Back-to-School Sing-along Is Friday

Posted by West Side Montessori

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