Monkeying around in storytime

September 16, 2014

Today in Ready, Set, Kindergarten! we jumped, shook our tails, and chattered, whooped and screeched like monkeys.

Some of our books about monkeys

We played the door game again, looking for animals that start with the letter “M” (for monkey, of course!).

       

All the kids also made monkey masks.

Two little monkeys

To see all the photos, click here.

Join us next week for stories and fun about apples.


Magnets!

September 15, 2014

At today’s Crafternoon, we made our own magnets using glass gems, paper, colored pencils, glue, and magnet tape. First, we traced the shape of the glass beads on paper. Then, we used colored pencils to make tiny drawings. We cut out our tiny drawings and glued them to the flat part of the glass gem. We glued a magnet to the back of the drawing & Ta-Da! Magnet!

Check out our work:

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Crafternoons will return in October:

Mondays @ 4:15

October 6 – Skeleton Hands

October 20 – Leaf Cartoons

October 27 – Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops

* Crafternoons are for children in grades 3-6 *

* Limited to the first 15 Crafters *

* Sign Up begin @ 3:30pm on the day of the craft *


Fizz Boom Super Reader!

September 13, 2014

Tanmay Singhal filled up a record 17 Fizz Boom Read! reading logs this summer. He earned himself a special prize: a bag full of books and other goodies. Good going, Tanmay!

 

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Congratulations raffle winners!

September 10, 2014

Our Fizz Boom Read! Summer Reading Program has ended. Over 300 books were awarded as prizes this year. Yesterday we held a raffle for end of summer prizes and 22 lucky winners were chosen!

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Fall Into Storytime

September 9, 2014

Ready, Set, Kindergarten! is back! Today was the first day of our fall session. And to celebrate, we read stories, sang songs and more, all about fall. 

Books about Fall

We also played a new, fun game with sounds. Today’s sound was “F,” for Fall.

After the stories, rhymes, and songs, we had some time for free play.

Playing is work!

To see all the photos, click here.

If you are 3, 4 or 5, join us next week for more fun.


First Crafternoon of the FALL

September 8, 2014

Today, was the first crafternoon of the fall season. Kids came in after school to get crafty with some perler beads and some Minecraft designs.

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Creeper & Steve BFFs?

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Building with Beads

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Minecraft Designs

 

Join us for Crafternoons next week

Monday, September 15 @ 4:15

Make Your Own Magnets!!!


WOODEN TRAINS DESPERATELY NEEDED!!!

September 8, 2014

                                                                                                             The Children’s Room is desperate for donations of wooden, “Thomas” type trains for use on our 2 train tables. Our collection has dwindled from close to 20 trains to 2 trains, currently. So we ask if you have any trains that are no longer the hot item that they once were, please consider us if you are looking to part with them. Thanks in advance!

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