On Friday, we were able to learn about animals using actual furs and pelts on loan from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. We used measuring tools to measure how long the furs and pelts were, and used our senses to explore how the furs and pelts felt. We were able to make observations of skulls and teeth. It was so fun to be able to observe these materials.
In Religion this week, our story was the story of Jesus feeding many people with only five loaves of bread and two fish. Our preschoolers were amazed that Jesus was able to feed so many people with only a small amount of food! On Thursday, our preschoolers each brought in a Ziploc bag with a snack. Although what we did was not a miracle, from our small snacks, we were able to make a great big snack! Everyone was able to have as much as they wanted and take home leftovers!
Today, we had a special visitor! The Easter bunny stopped by for a quick visit! We had such a fun morning!
This morning, preschoolers used mirrors to study their reflections. They then used the mirrors to help them as they drew their own self portraits. Those portraits are now on display in the hallway.
We celebrated St. Patrick's Day today in our classroom. We had several activities that the preschoolers rotated through. Preschoolers read St. Patrick's Day books, did coloring pages, graphed Lucky Charms marshmallows and made leprechaun traps. We had so much fun this morning!
Mrs. Marx is a preschool teacher at Epiphany Catholic Elementary School in Chicago, IL.