17May
2017
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Farm Animals

Now that we know about all what lives in the sea, let’s compare animals that live on the farm! What do animals on the farm eat? How do they help the farmers? What does a farm look like compared to where we live? Farmers grow things that make the food we eat too! We will […]

10May
2017
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Ocean Life

Things that live in the sea are fascinating and spur lots of interest in investigation. This week we will explore the difference between regular water and salt water. Do things float easier in one or the other? We will practice counting “fish scales” and match octopus legs. We will look at pictures of real oceans […]

04May
2017
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: At the Zoo!

Animal babies arrive in the spring just like all the new plants and leaves. We will look at animals that live in the zoo and match adult animals with their babies. Where do the zoo animals come from? Look at the globe and see how far away some of them live! How far is that […]

12Apr
2017
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Opposites!

What is the opposite of up? Left? Under? We will experience opposites with our bodies, in the art center, and with blocks. We will look for opposites inside and outside the building and try to find new things we didn’t know before. Can we find opposites in the stories we read? Developing understanding of this […]

05Apr
2017
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Community Helpers

There are so many people around us helping others. This week we will investigate who those people are and what they do. From doctors and nurses, to firefighter and policemen, construction workers, mail carriers, bus drivers and bakers; people in our community go to work every day to make our lives better. We pretend to […]

29Mar
2017
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: The Tools We Use

We are fascinated by the things we can do with hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches and saws. Children like to make things and can do so much using tools! This week, we will explore lots of different tools and use unique tools to make new things. We will use every day tools like measuring tools too to […]

15Mar
2017
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Birds Fly!

When we look up in the sky what do we see? We see planes and other air crafts and lot of neat birds! There are so many different kinds. We’ll look at books and talk about what makes a bird a bird. They have wings and beaks – what makes them special? We’ll explore those […]

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