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Early Start is Grateful

Liz’s Early Start class visits the library every Friday and they have made being grateful part of their routine. After Announcements and Dance Party, the children have their library time and then spend a few minutes talking about what they are grateful for in their lives. The children come up with wonderful ideas every week. They…

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Early Start Goes Bowling Too

The Early Start children are too little to venture out to the bowling alley with the JK-Grade 3 students for Bowleroo but that doesn’t mean they miss out! They had their own Mini Bowleroo in the gym this morning. There were plenty of high fives and lots of cheering as the pins fell to the…

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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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