Music Time

We had a wonderful time doing interpretive dance with a musical piece from Jon George titled, “Distant Chimes.” During this time, they gave their interpretations of rain, flowers and trees.

Butterfly Observation in Room 1A

A few weeks ago, Room 1 had a few tiny visitors stay for about two weeks. During the first week, we observed these tiny visitors and watched them grow! Boy, do caterpillars grow fast! From one day to another, we saw the caterpillars transform into chrysalis. After a few days passed, we noticed the chrysalis wiggling and giggling, as butterflies began to emerge from the chrysalis! Once the butterflies were ready, we released them into the wild. Such a beautiful experience and a wonderful opportunity to learn about the butterfly life cycle.

He Has Risen Room 1B

During the past few weeks revolving around Easter, the children have been learning about how Jesus died on the cross and then resurrected. How he came to wipe away our sims. And how the Holy spirit was sent to help us make good choices and guide us in showing us the way God would want us to go.

We also had our Easter egg hunt. Thank you to are our wonderful parents who made our Easter parties a success.

Stone Soup Days

Hello Room 1A families! We wanted to share these memories with you! We had two wonderful Stone Soup days! Stone Soup is all about understanding the importance of sharing and community. We strive to teach our students to be selfless and kind. It’s all about coming together as a team to accomplish our goals! They loved helping to make the soup. They shredded chicken, cut celery and carrots, watched the soup cook and, the best part, enjoyed the soup for lunch! We hope you enjoy these pictures as much as we enjoyed taking them! Thank you to everyone who brought their Stone Soup items and the Tavey Family for donating the cutest Thanksgiving bowls!

Jesus Loves Me Party

Our “Jesus Loves Me Party” was a Valentine’s celebration centered on God’s love for us! We are so thankful for God’s unwavering love! He loves us when we make good choices and when we make bad choices as well. Romans 5:8 says, “But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners Christ died for us.” Understanding the truth about God’s love not only strengthens our relationship with Him but also strengthens our relationship with others.

“We love because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19

Room 1 friends shared why they love Jesus…

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At Morning Meeting, a few friends helped lead our Bible verse song:

“G-O-D  is  L-O-V-E” John 4:16

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We made valentine cards…

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…and worked with strawberry play dough!

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A couple of our fabulous Room 1 Moms read some books about love!

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We ate yummy yogurt parfaits topped with graham crackers, strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries! Mmm!

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After our special Valentine’s Day snack, we sang songs about God’s never ending love.

We passed out the Valentine’s we made for our friends.

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Most importantly, we spent the day LOVING each other!

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Thank you to all the parents who helped make this celebration possible. We LOVE you!

No Rainy Day Blues…JUST MOVES!

Room 1 enjoyed a game of 4 corners! This was a fun way for us to get our indoor wiggles out!

We danced to the music but when the music stopped we had 3 seconds to find a corner. If the giant die rolled our number we sat out for one round. This is a great way to practice cooperative skills in a large group setting.

  
   
We kicked it up a notch with finger lights! 

  
  

   
 
 
We worked on gross motor movement, coordination, and listening skills! 

Oh Hello, Mr. Guitar and Mrs. Violin!

Whether we’re inside, outside, or visiting the “Big Field” we love to incorporate worship and music/movement into our everyday routine. We are filled with joy as we sing songs that remind us about how much we are loved by God!

There are so many benefits associated with music! Some of which include: learning to participate in a group activity, expressing emotions, strengthening listening skills, becoming aware of one’s body, cultivating imagination, and improving large and small motor skills. Music and movement is a time when we get to discover that movements have the power to communicate messages. Woah! Isn’t learning about the world around us,so much more fun when we get to act it out with our own body?
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