In pre-school today we worked on the letter “Nn”. They did the “Nn” worksheet then I tricked them by finding and printing an “N” word search for pre-school. They did well for their first time. They actually asked to do more of those in the future. The word searches will become easier as they learn what they are looking for. I had them started by putting a circle around the first “N” they saw. Next they looked at the four words they had to choose from (That they were looking for). I had them look forward or down only for any of the next letters (The Word search only did the words down or forward). The first word they found want “Nest” then Nurse, numbers and Nine, which one child found all by them self. We also did a Nest cut and past craft. Next was a craft idea I got from another site “Teach Pre school”. The children on that site were painting with cotton balls and a clothespin. So I got out the Autumn/Fall paint colors and printed off some blank leaves. We also got out the cotton balls, Q-tips and clothespins. They children used the clothespin to pick up the cotton ball, dip it in the paint then paint their leaves. They also used the Q-tip for stems and some leaves. Next came outside time and you can see some of the activities the kids did before lunch and school. It is great to see them using the climbers so much again, they weren’t a big hit in the Summer. After school we stayed in the Play room for awhile, since the kids said it was too cold out for them, then did end up going outside to play. It was windy.
I included pictures of the collages I made and hope to hang them in the Play room. They are an assortment of pictures of many of the activities we have done. I think they came out really well. Some of the spare pictures I added magnets to the corners and they are on the new cabinets. What new cabinets you ask? Some of you got to see the new file cabinets I added to my Dining room. I promised my husband when I began Daycare that I would not let it take over our “Living” space. Well, if you see the size of these new cabinets, I think I breached that promise a little. A lot of storage space now though.