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Early Start Tells Time

Liz’s Early Start class was introduced to tricky JK work this week! We had a wonderful introduction to telling time. The children looked at and talked about clocks. They had hands-on experience with the classroom clock sets. The children enjoy learning about the numbers on the clock and the minute and hour hands. It was…

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Early Start Story Train

This week Liz’s Early Start class listened to the story “Big Sarah’s Little Boots!” After a wonderful discussion about Sarah’s shrinking boots, the children worked on a “Story Train”. This idea helped these talented young students learn about the sequential order of a story. They used their recall to illustrate the Beginning, Middle and End of…

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Early Start Outside

  The Early Start students spend a lot of time in the playground everyday and they are so enjoying the space. They are making use of all the new features added when the playground was renovated by the CGS Foundation with funds raised by the CGS community. Now that the weather has turned warm, teachers…

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Early Start Goes to the Office

Before our Library Time this week, Ange & Annette’s class had the pleasure of visiting Marie’s office, where we were treated to some fantastic stickers. To each child’s delight, they got the chance to pick their very own sticker from Marie’s special sticker drawer. Thank you for so warmly inviting us to visit you Marie.…

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Adding in Early Start

What an exciting week for Math in Ange & Annette’s Early Start classroom. We have finished up our Touch Math units on numbers 0-9 and have begun to learn about addition. We had a wonderful time working on special “race car” addition problems together! We raced our little cars all around the carpet, learning how…

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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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