On April 2, we started “indoor planting.” As you know young children lose interest fast, so we thought, “What will grow fast?” Walaaah! “Beans!” We read books about plant life cycle, then planted beans in a zip lock bag and attentively watched for the outcome. The children saw the different stages in a matter of 7 days.
We also planted many other plants; tomatoes, bell peppers, corn, winter squash, cucumbers, carrots, parsley, basil and chives. “Come have a look.” We are hoping for the best garden ever.
“Bean” “Root” “Stem” “Leaf”
During the month the of February we shared different Bible stories about how God loves everyone, “1 John 4:8” and “Genesis 37-46.” We also read books such as “Love Monster,” “Llama, Llama I Love You,” and “Valentine’s Day Is Here.” We incorporated a few Valentine’s Day projects like a gift to take home, painting hearts, and making a special bag for valentine cards.For Chinese New Year we talked about Chinese characters, made decorations, introduced Chinese music, small drums and cooked fried rice and California Rolls. We read some great books to celebrate the occasion, “Bring in the New Year,” and “Dragon Dance.”
In addition, we are enjoying our block area and dress up corner and overall, having a wonderful time in preschool!