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Category Archives: Sapphire

02
Apr

5 Languages

Posted by CHMusic

-+*This week the Children’s House students have sung songs in 5 languages: English, French, Japanese, Spanish, and American Sign Language. Here are a couple of the songs we have enjoyed:     I hope those of you that celebrate holidays … Continue reading

29
Mar

Montessori “Madness” in March

Posted by Sapphire

-+*“The environment must be rich in motives which lead interest to activity and invite the child to conduct his own  experiences.”-Maria Montessori March has been very busy Month!  The children have been showing great independence and concentration through their natural process of … Continue reading

25
Mar

Warm Welcome Back

Posted by CHMusic

-+*I am happy to report that I am cancer-free! Coming back to school I was greeted by many warm hugs and handmade cards from your children. Many of you have sent me emails, cards, meals, and gifts while I was … Continue reading

16
Mar

Immersed in Irish culture!

Posted by Sapphire

-+* In preparation for St. Patrick’s Day, the Children’s House classrooms have had an authentic hands-on experience of Irish culture and artifacts as Ruth has shared many objects and items from her home country. Just a ‘wee’ reminder, too, that on … Continue reading

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

11
Feb

Perrysburg Kindergarten Class Sends Valentines to Vets

Posted by West Side Montessori

-+*The kindergarten class at West Side Montessori’s Perrysburg Campus recently made Valentines for Veterans as a community outreach project. The valentines were sent to veterans currently at a hospital post in Afghanistan. In their valentines, the students thanked the veterans … 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

02
Feb

Concentration in Children’s House!

Posted by Sapphire

-+*The Children’s House children have been very busy choosing work.  Their concentration and focus have been exciting to see!        

28
Jan

Love is in the air!

Posted by Sapphire

-+*♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ Dear Children’s House Families, On Friday, February 13th we will be celebrating Valentine’s Day by exchanging Valentines in our respective classrooms. Each child has the opportunity to bring in Valentines for their classmates. The exchange will occur at the end … Continue reading

26
Jan

The Roles are Reversed! 

Posted by West Side Montessori

-+*  Monday, Feb. 2 – Thursday, Feb. 5 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 each day during the week for … Continue reading

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  

16
Jan

Working hard in the New Year!

Posted by Sapphire

-+*Happy New Year! We have lots of new and inviting work out on the shelves in the Children’s House. It has been a joy to watch the children return to school and eagerly choose and do this work. We have … 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

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

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

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

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