We have been out side exploring the farm in all its icy wonder. The children filled a bucket with water on Monday and we have been checking on it all week. Sure enough, when we went outside today, the bucket had frozen. Kinder had a wonderful hands on example of what the freezing weather is doing on and around the farm.
Happy New Year! We hope that everyone enjoyed the winter break! The Saplings returned to school happy to be with friends, play and eat! We learned a new rhyme, Jack Be Nimble and practiced jumping over the candlestick made of blocks! They loved it! Many of the children look like they had a growth spurt over the break and look like big boys and girls!
Each month, we have a fire drill. It is important for the children and staff to practice exiting the building safely. Some children don't like the fire drill initially because of the volume of the smoke alarms. Practicing helps eliminate fear of what to do in case of a fire. I am very proud of our children as they are calm, follow their teachers and exit in a quick, safe manor.
Today was especially exciting as every three months we practice a severe weather drill. In the words of one kinder friend, it was a "severe wedding drill". The children practice exiting their classrooms and move...