Friday, October 23, 2015

Pumpkin Observations

To introduce the activity, we have the whole class discuss what the pumpkins look like from the outside and what they might look like on the inside. We also talked about roasting and eating pumpkin seeds as snacks. Then we let the children discuss the characteristics of the pumpkins and the various ways they could measure and describe them. Some examples would be: How tall? How big around? What about the color, the shape? What is the weight? Does the number of outside grooves tell anything? What about the smoothness of the pumpkin's skin? The children have had a great time observing with pumpkins!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Branches Bolt

What a beautiful day to have our Branches Bolt! We are so thankful to be a part of a school that supports and offers help to those in the community. BRANCHES MINISTRIES is a non-profit Christian ministry focused on reaching in and out to the staff, families and community of Pre-schools nation-wide.Thank you Branches! The children ran their little hearts out!

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Magic With Bruce!

We had a great time with Mr. Bruce Amato the magician! The children's favorite part was when he had a friend put string in a box and then he pulled out a rabbit. 
Magic tricks are nothing but the combination of human psychology, hypnotism, science principles and extreme practice by the practitioner or magician. For children these tricks are a source of great curiosity and fun. Many science principles are like magic, which are used by many magicians in their shows to attract, wonder and entertain the kids. After revealing the facts, children learn that there is nothing like magic in this world but science.