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Weekly Newsletter w/e 1/23/2015

Happy New Year!

This week in our Preschool Room the theme is “snow”.  Many fun and fascinating activities are planned…

For Art the children will be painting with colored ice, creating winter snowflake paintings, creating sugar igloos and winter trees using pine cones.

For Literacy/story the children […]

Weekly Newsletter w/e 11/14/2014

This week in Preschool at Elmwood Park they will be studying one of their favorite topics; Dinosaurs!  They will be painting dinosaurs, doing dinosaur sponge painting, dinosaur skin prints, and making a 3D volcanoes.  They will be reading “Danny the Dinosaur”, “Dinosaur Rumpas” and […]

weekly newsletter w/e 11/07/2014

Last Friday both schools enjoyed a live interactive play;  “The 3 Little Pigs” at the Stahl Theatre.

Ms. Lauren’s class (Kindergarten) studied “folk Tales”.

They enjoyed creating different settings from their favorite folk tales; 3 Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, Jack and the Beanstalk […]

Newsletter week of 10/20/2014

Some of this weeks activities included…

River Grove:

Toddlers learned about health and nutrition this week.  They made “cereal” necklaces, painted with spaghetti, did blueberry finger-painting and created a food collage and made a paper plate pizza.  They made really cute hand-prints and put a paper […]

Week 10/13/2014

Week of October 13 – 17

River Grove –

Some activities included:

The Toddlers learned about pets last week.  They created a Calico texture cat, made a hand print fish and created a collage of many pets.  They played a pet memory game, sorted pets and graphed their […]

Newsletter week of 10/03/14

Elmwood Park
Kindergarten enjoyed their “Farm Unit”.  They did Pig mud painting, Cow spot painting and sheep shaving cream painting.  They read “The Three Billy Goats Gruff”, The Cow who Clucked”, “Farm Flu” and “Funny Farm”.  They created “Farm Patterns, they did Farm Addition and […]

w/e 09/26/14

River Grove:

This week Toddlers had a blast with a “Fall” theme.  They loved picking up leaves from floor and putting in the basket while singing, pick up the leaves and put them in the basket.  They did marble paint fall leaves, fall banner and […]

Newsletter – Week of September 19, 2014

Another great week in River Grove! Some activities in the Toddler room included finger painting with yellow and red to make orange, sorted unifix cubes into four colors, practiced self help skills; lacing, zipping and buttoning, made play dough, made yummy cupcakes and used […]

Newsletter – Week of September 8, 2014

Lots of fun this week and some changes…

Thank you for a great open house at River Grove!

This week in River Grove we opened up our Preschool room; therefore, we now have our two year old room downstairs, three year old room is upstairs across […]

Newsletter – Week Of August 25th, 2014

Welcome to all new families to our Elmwood Park Picket Fence Family!

We had a great week:  In the after school Kindergarten class, the children have been reviewing letters.  Some activities included reading Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault.  They […]