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7115 W. Bancroft
Toledo, OH 43615-3010
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Rose Room

Samantha Marvin

Samantha Marvin

Molly Kujawa

Molly Kujawa

Rose Room is a Little House classroom for ages 2-3 years old on the Toledo Campus. Molly Kujawa and Samantha Marvin are the classroom’s co-teachers.

 

Many of the works in our classroom help our friends develop the use of their senses. These works are called sensorial works. Our friends have been very excited to use the new sensorial works we have had on the shelves! Some works combine sensorial and prewriting skills. Friends will use a pincer grip to strengthen their hand muscles that they will use later to write their first words on paper!

Our pot of gold sensory table. This table contained shiny, dull, soft, hard, smooth, and rough objects for our friends to explore. The very tiny spoons helped our friends to learn fine motor skills to scoop up the rainbow rice and fill the small pot.

Friends enjoying the sensory table together.

Friends enjoying the sensory table together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This friend is using the salt tray to draw a circle. This is a work that combines sensorial and prewriting skills.

This friend is using the salt tray to draw a circle. This is a work that combines sensorial and prewriting skills.

This friend demonstrates how the salt tray work is used and is very proud of her work!

 

A friend enjoying the sensory balloons. These balloons are filled with rice, flour, corn, and gel for friends to feel the different textures.

A friend enjoying the sensory balloons. These balloons are filled with rice, flour, corn, and gel for friends to feel the different textures.

A friend using his pincer grip to pin push holes along a line. This will help him strengthen his hand muscles for writing.

A friend using his pincer grip to pin push holes along a line. This will help him strengthen his hand muscles for writing.

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Pin pushing is very exciting work!

Pin pushing is very exciting work!

A Kindergartner shows our friends her pin pushing work of the United States. This is big work our friends will one day be able to complete!

A Kindergartner shows our friends her pin pushing work of the United States. This is big work our friends will one day be able to complete!

A friend enjoying Math work.

A friend enjoying Math work.

A friend choosing the Object to picture matching language work.

A friend choosing the Object to picture matching language work.

The Socket and bolt work is very popular with our friends.

The Socket and bolt work is very popular with our friends.

This friend is using her fine motor skills to thread  tiny beads onto a pipe cleaner. This work takes very careful hands and concentration.

This friend is using her fine motor skills to thread tiny beads onto a pipe cleaner. This work takes very careful hands and concentration.

A friend enjoying pasting work.

A friend enjoying pasting work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As always Rose room LOVES to go outside! Here are some photos of our outdoor fun!

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First Thursday

You are invited to learn more about Little House and Children’s House through West Side Montessori’s First Thursday program on Thursday, March 5, at either Perrysburg or Toledo Campus.

Potty Training:
Little House shares its tips & tricks!
Thursday, March 5
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Perrysburg Campus

Unchild-proof Your Home
Thursday, March 5
8:30-9:30 a.m. or 3:45-4:45 p.m.
Toledo Campus

Come learn how opening up your home to your child(ren) will give them the gifts of independence, respect, understanding, and self confidence. It will decrease frustration levels and negative behaviors, too.

These monthly parent education programs are presented by WSM teachers and open to the public.

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Poplar kindergarten friends have been reading to us on Friday mornings.  Rose Room friends have enjoyed listening to stories and interacting with the older children.  The kindergarten children have also enjoyed coming back to their old Little House room!

Conferences are soon approaching.  You will receive a confirmation by mail.  Keep in mind the conferences are only 15 minutes.  Please arrive on time.

Reminders:

No school on Monday, February 16th.

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Tuesday and Wednesday, February 24 and 25 from 4-6 and Thursday from 8-3:30.  Free child care is available during your conference time.  Child care (at regular rate) is available on Thursday by reservation only.  If you need child care for that day please reserve your place quickly as spots are limited.  No school or child care on Friday, February 27.  No school on Monday, March 2nd for teacher work day.

Re-enrollment is now available online.  Enrollment is due by March 2nd.

 

Zen Garden and a peaceful environment

Zen Garden and a peaceful environment

Children turning 3 by August 1, 2015 are visiting the Children’s House classrooms on Tuesday, February 10 through Friday, Feb. 13!

  • Would you love to see what a Children’s House classroom looks like?
  • Do you wonder what sort of work choices and Montessori materials are in a Children’s House classroom?
  • Are you curious how 3’s, 4’s and Kindergartners can be in the same classroom?

Parents will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the library for conversation about the Children’s House program.  Little House teachers will walk your children to the library at 9 a.m. so you and your child can visit a Children’s House classroom together and explore the work choices with a Children’s House child as your personal tour guide for approximately 30 minutes.

Please R.S.V.P. to Kathy Heckert at (419) 866-1931 or kheckert@wsmctoledo.org.  There are a limited number of spaces available each day, so call or email today!

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Chair scrubbing has been a popular choice in Rose Room!  This is a complex work choice that requires a great amount of concentration!  First, this is work for one friend only.  So if someone else is choosing this work the friend must wait his/her turn.  Once it is his/her turn the child takes the small pitcher to the sink, turns on the sink and fills the pitcher.  Then, the child takes the pitcher to the scrubbing area and pours the water into the bucket.  Once the bucket has been filled to satisfaction the child begins to “write” on the chair with the soap.  Next, he/she scrubs with the scrub brush and sponge.  When finished, he/she dries with a towel.  Finally, he/she is ready to dump the water out of the bucket at the sink and return the bucket to the scrubbing area.