The 3's class came up with a fun way of practicing both the letter "N" AND fine motor / cutting practice-- using cooked noodles! Each child got their own tray of multi-colored dyed spaghetti noodles and got to cut them into as many pieces as they wanted. The focus was on proper handling of scissors while having FUN! The students all seemed to enjoy cutting and playing with the noodles. After they were finished cutting their noodles, they glued some of their cut pieces dow
Wednesday, March 10th was the 100th day of school for Pre-K! The 100th day is always an exciting milestone for our students, but it's especially significant this year; when we began school in September with COVID creating a lot of unknowns, we weren't sure we'd make it 100 days!! The students did a lot of fun things to celebrate, and naturally it all centered around the number 100. They counted to 100, put the "100" star up on the wall, colored shapes inside of the number "
All of our Little Friends got to spend a week reading Dr. Seuss books and enjoying some fun, quirky, Seuss-y activities; from painting with feet to playing with oobleck, eating green eggs and ham and drawing under the tables for Wacky Wednesday, we got our sillies out while enjoying some classic Seuss tales! While we know that Dr. Seuss' works are currently under fire and Theodore Geisel is a controversial figure, Seuss' books have sparked the love of reading in children for
From February 15-26, all of the classes at Little Friends collected items for the Little Free Pantry along the High Street side of FUMC. Non-perishable food items, much needed hygiene items and toiletries, even some gloves, hats, and scarves were collected, and at the end of the two week period we had collected 757 items! Why did we do all of this? Well, the obvious answer is that it feels good to help people who are in need, and this was one way to do that. But in Februar
One of the biggest difficulties of this pandemic year for us has been finding ways to keep parents connected and involved with the things that are going on in the classroom. In the past it's been easier, since parents were in the building at drop off and pickup times-- however, since we've had to pivot to drop off/pickup outside, it's made things a little more difficult. Our teachers have done their best with using Seesaw, newsletters, etc. to give the paren