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Category Archives: Sassafras

26
Jan

Snowflakes Everywhere!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*During these last few weeks, we also took a closer look at snowflakes.  Using the  book called The Story of Snow, we examined how a snowflake is formed beginning with a speck. The speck is surrounded by water that freezes in … Continue reading

26
Jan

Antarctica and the frigid cold!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*What a perfect time to study Antarctica!  The freezing temperatures of the past few weeks have given the children some context in which to understand the climate of Antarctica. Although, the temperatures we were experiencing are more like the summer … Continue reading

26
Jan

Emperor Penguins

Posted by Sassafras

-+*It would be impossible to learn about Antarctica without studying its most famous inhabitants-penguins!  Emperor penguins to be more specific.  These unique birds are some of the only living things that can withstand the brutal winters of Antarctica.  To learn … 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

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

14
Jan

Join us for a Sing-a-Long!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*Join WSM for an inter-generational sing-a-long at Oakleaf Village, 4220 Holland Sylvania Road, at 2:45pm this Monday, January 19th, led by Risa Cohen! Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for … Continue reading

09
Jan

Holiday Open House

Posted by Sassafras

-+*          Thank you to all the parents, grandparents, and special friends that came to our Holiday Open House!  It was a huge success!

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

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

30
Nov

A Time of Thanks

Posted by Sassafras

-+*“If salvation and help are to come, it is through the child ; for the child is the constructor of man.” ― Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind All of the Children’s House classrooms had a wonderful opportunity to learn about … 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

18
Nov

South America

Posted by Sassafras

-+*We have started talking about South America for our next continent study.  South America is in the southern hemisphere and has opposite seasons from us.  It is almost summer time there! The first country we studied was Brazil.  We studied … Continue reading

18
Nov

Nutrition

Posted by Sassafras

-+*We began our study of nutrition by looking at the different food groups.  We started with fruit!  Foods that have seeds in them are called fruits.  We cut open, saw the seeds, and tasted many different kinds of fruits.  We … Continue reading

10
Nov

Kindergarten visits Lower Elementary Next Week

Posted by West Side Montessori

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03
Nov

Inside of Me There’s Bones!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*These bones, these bones help me walk around.  These bones, these bones help me jump up and down.  These bones, these bones help me touch the ground.  Inside of me there’s bones!  The children really enjoyed singing and acting out … Continue reading

03
Nov

Canada

Posted by Sassafras

-+*Over the last few weeks we have been learning about some of the countries that make up North America.  We have danced disco from the United States and made guacamole from Mexico.  Most recently we learned about our neighbor to … Continue reading

03
Nov

Falling Leaf Party

Posted by Sassafras

-+*Thank you to everyone who helped make this such a fun morning for the children. Whether you donated an item or your time, we appreciate it very much!                  

21
Oct

Vertebrate vs. Invertebrate

Posted by Sassafras

-+*After our study of plants vs. animals, we began to study the differences between different animals.  We talked about how they can be divided into two categories-animals with back bones (vertebrates) and animals without back bones (invertebrates).   We specifically … Continue reading

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