Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Sorting, Counting & Patterns

We love it when the children play with their food!



We have classroom activities for sorting, counting and patterns.







Why is it important for your child to sort and create patterns? You are developing emergent math skills.  For more information---

http://www.pbs.org/parents/expert-tips-advice/2015/09/patterns-boosts-childs-math-skills/

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/matching_and_sorting_are_early_stages_of_math_development

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Importance of Art

Masterpiece Monday is a very important part of the MCP curriculum. We have studied many artists including Picasso. 


More information---
http://metamoracommunityprek.blogspot.com/2016/03/pablo-picasso-2016.html


Why is art important to your child?
http://www.pbs.org/parents/education/music-arts/the-importance-of-art-in-child-development/





Friday, March 16, 2018

An Eggs-tra Special Basket

Mrs. U went all out in creating an Easter basket for our MCP students to fill!

Our 3 y/o have eggs to cut.

Our preK students have to trace and cut.

Check back to see our beautiful Easter basket!

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

An Octopus's Garden in the Shade

Somethings missing...

One fish, two fish...

Mermaids and more fish!

Monday, March 12, 2018

The Cosmos

Our MWF classes are working on creating the cosmos!  One giant piece of cardboard painted.

Add stars.
This week our art center will have circle shapes for creating planets!

Sunday, March 11, 2018

When Irish Hearts Are Happy

This week our MWF preK students will be 'travelling' to Ireland.  Here's a peek at what's happening at MCP this week---


We'll make a leprechaun.


The art center will have a bin of green for collages.

The Irish flag---

http://metamoracommunityprek.blogspot.com/2015/03/when-irish-eyes-are-smiling.html

We will learn how to draw a leprechaun.
 
 
 
 
 

It's the paintin' of the green (and the orange!)
 
 
  

Erasers from the party store for sorting, counting and patterns. A fun filled week celebrating the wee bit of Irish in all of us!


Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Weirdos from Another Planet

We have left the beach behind and are looking for life out in universe! Here's what's happening at MCP---

Dramatic Play
http://metamoracommunityprek.blogspot.com/2011/03/to-infinity-and-beyond.html

http://metamoracommunityprek.blogspot.com/2012/10/firemen-scuba-divers-and-astronauts.html

Math
http://metamoracommunityprek.blogspot.com/2014/03/spacethe-final-frontier.html

Science
http://metamoracommunityprek.blogspot.com/2012/03/deep-space.html




Friday, March 2, 2018