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Today in our preschool classes we had an exciting circle time working on vocabulary, colors, and our body parts.
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We’ve also been working really hard on our phonics to build up our reading skills.
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For our creative project we talked about shapes and how we can use them to make other things.
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We cut out circles, triangles, rectangles and squares.
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The children then used these shapes to put together a complete picture
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They made some beautiful trains!
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We also talked about animals and how they move.
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We learned that birds ‘perch’ and some can also ‘paddle’
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Then the children practiced perching on a balancing beam!
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To wrap the lesson up we talked about patterns and used trains and cars of different colors to practice this.
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The children also had pool play today, which was great for such a hot, sticky day! Only one more pool day left!
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In our elementary classes we were talking about pets and action words today.
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We worked on our reading skills as well, breaking down each word using the phonics they’ve learned.
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As the program progresses the children are able to read individually to boost their vocabulary and comprehension.
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The children are advancing well in their textbook studies as well, and we are quickly approaching the Cambridge YLE testing time!
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The elementary classes also had a science project today. We learned about color mixing and did and experiment to prove what color combinations produce different colors.
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The other classes started the cooking project for the month. They started off by preparing the tables and putting on plastic gloves.
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Then they worked with the teachers to measure the proper amount of ingredients.
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Once they had all the ingredients they had to mix it all together in a bowl.
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When the mixture was ready they took it to another teacher and we steamed it to make….
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Steamed Buns! They came out perfect!
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