Category Archives: Sapphire

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

24
Apr

EARTH DAY!

Posted by Sapphire

Sapphire Room Celebrates Earth Day We had a special guest, Amanda, from BG Recycling Center teach us all about Recycling, Reusing, and Reducing!

20
Apr

Toasting fun & independence!

Posted by Sapphire

Following our study of nutrition, the children can now toast their own bread in the classroom. Such independence they feel in selecting the bread and placing it in the toaster with the toaster tongs. Such pride they experience in being able to … Continue reading

18
Apr

A beautiful day to use our field

Posted by Sapphire

The children were delighted to be outside with no coats on today. They enjoyed the beautiful sunshine and our big field – running, playing and picking dandelions.     

12
Apr

A peek into the Sapphire Room!

Posted by Sapphire

Everyone returned from Spring break refreshed and ready for work. We continued with our study of nutrition and money as you will see from the photographs below.                           … Continue reading

02
Apr

Dessert Night Social

Posted by Sapphire

19
Mar

So much fun, learning and friendship!

Posted by Sapphire

The Sapphire Room children have had so much fun this month. We had a special visit from Molly’s Irish dancers and learned some Irish words. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the dancers. New work kept us stimulated and interested while developing our … Continue reading

19
Mar

St. Patrick’s Day!

Posted by Sapphire

The Sapphire Room has been learning about the country of Ireland over the past few weeks.  The Geography shelves have been filled with items and activities about Ireland.  Our classroom expert, Ruth, has been engaging the children with her presentations, … Continue reading

16
Mar

Election in the Sapphire room

Posted by Sapphire

Election Day! In honor of the Primary Election that took place in our state great state of Ohio, the Sapphire Room children took part in a vote.  The children voted for their choice of snack.  Be sure to ask your … Continue reading

22
Feb

February and Love

Posted by Sapphire

“Of all things love is the most potent.” ~Maria Montessori The Sapphire Room is focusing on showing “Love” to one another during the month of February!  The children are  filling the “Love Jar” with hearts each time they do one … Continue reading

04
Feb

Reading, Writing, Singing, and Dancing

Posted by Children's House Music

I want to thank all the families that came to First Thursday today. I also want to share with you the handout (below). Structure of the Music/Literacy Lessons I start with a Music and Movement lesson for the whole class. … Continue reading

01
Feb

Reading, Writing, Singing, and Dancing

Posted by Children's House Music

Please join Amy Wagner and me this Thursday, February 4, 8:30- 9:30 a.m. Amy will talk about the Montessori materials that support language, and I will talk about how the Music/Literacy program works. We will do a quick demonstration with … Continue reading

26
Jan

Love is in the Air!

Posted by Sapphire

  Dear Sapphire Room Families, On Friday, February 12th, we will be celebrating Valentines Day by exchanging Valentines with our friends. We will do the exchange at the end of the morning just before carline. Each child will have the … Continue reading

26
Jan

What does 100 look like?

Posted by Sapphire

What does 100 look like? Dear Sapphire Room Families, On Friday, February 5th, we will celebrate 100 days of school! Your child may bring in 100 objects to share with their friends at circle time. Examples of objects are crayons, … 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

18
Jan

Bring your parents to work in the Sapphire Room!

Posted by Sapphire

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

10
Jan

“Take Your Parents to Work”

Posted by Emerald

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit your child’s classroom and work with your child for the day.  Sign-ups are available January 13-15 or February 10-12 under volunteer sign-ups.  The number of spots each day is limited, so be … Continue reading

14
Dec

International Pen Friends!

Posted by Sapphire

This year, as an extension to our Geography program, we have partnered with a Montessori school in Vernouillet, France (38km from Paris) and a school in Drogheda, Ireland (56km north of Dublin). We are creating a pen pal connection between … Continue reading

22
Nov

Thanks and Giving: Preparation and Celebration

Posted by Sapphire

  The Sapphire Room was busy with the preparations for the Thanks and Giving Celebration.  The children all brought in a vegetable to contribute to making Stone Soup.  We read several versions of the folk tale and learned that when … Continue reading

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