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Early Start Bakes for Valentine’s Day

This week in Early Start, we enjoyed baking brownies together on Monday for our Valentine’s Day Party on Wednesday. We had so many eager helpers mixing and stirring the ingredients together. Some excited Early Starts helped us carry the trays to the oven to bake. They smelled so good it was hard to wait until Wednesday…

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Things Add Up in Early Start

Liz’s Early Start class is loving their TouchMath program. They were recently introduced to counters during circle time. Working as a team, they are beginning to put number sentences together. They are using several hands-on materials to reinforce the concepts of one to one correspondence, counting, and recalling numbers. The children are very proud of what they…

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Gymnastics for Early Start

The JK-Grade 3 classes are off to CFCC (Children’s Fitness Centres of Canada) next week for a gymnastics workshop. The Early Starts are too little to make the trip so Lisa brought gymnastics to them! They loved the balance beam, tumbling mats and ribbons. For those of you that don’t know, our high-end gymnastics equipment…

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Early Start Ice Science

The Early Starts became little scientists this week, discovering what happens to snow and ice. They observed what happens to water when it is put in the freezer. The children explored the resulting ice as a sensory activity one morning in the classroom as they touched and played with the ice cubes. Many observations were…

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Holiday Fun in Early Start

We were thrilled to welcome our Early Start families to our very special Holiday Workshop today. Everyone had lots of fun colouring, making beaded candy canes and decorating trees, stockings and ornaments. We even had a surprise visit from Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer! It was so lovely to see all of our families snuggled…

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Early Start Musicians

Besides learning songs for assemblies, music class provides Early Starts the opportunity to play instruments including bells, drums, shakers and rhythm sticks. While exploring these instruments, Early Starts learn the basic elements of music such as high and low, loud and soft, fast and slow, and steady beat. Early Starts love to sing and move…

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Early Start & SK Get Together

On Monday morning Liz’s Early Start class had a visit with the SK class. The children enjoyed a story on the SMART Board called “Owl Babies”.  After learning about owls, the Early Start children found an eager SK friend to help them with a wonderful owl craft. The children enjoyed mingling with each other and…

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Special Guest in Early Start

The Early Start children enjoyed a special visit from Josie, Spencer’s nanny today! Josie brought her guitar and we had a wonderful sing along which included some of our very favourites – Itsy Bitsy Spider and Down by the Bay. The children danced and sang along. What a great way to end a busy week.…

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Halloween Happenings in Early Start

Early Start has been excitedly getting into the Halloween Spirit all week long! Our Dramatic Centre turned into a Haunted House and the Early Starts have been having a blast dressing up, pretending to ‘stir the brew’ and practiced staying ‘Trick or Treat’ to their friends and teachers. We used marbles to paint on black…

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Grateful Early Start Hearts

We have excitedly been looking forward to Thanksgiving all week long. The children had so much fun creating their own turkey hats, which they proudly wore home on Thursday. We sang turkey songs and enjoyed learning about what it means to be thankful. The children all pitched in to help make apple sauce too. They…

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