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Crozet PlaySchool · 3W ago

A Series of Learning Videos

In February I shot a few short videos of two students working together on the magnetic board. I wanted to share them with you and note a few things: The students are doing their own alphabet...
Crozet PlaySchool · 3W ago

Letters, Letters Everywhere

We have tried to incorporate letters into many of the learning activities this late winter.  We have done a number of letter activities that the kids have loved! These pictures are from some...
Crozet PlaySchool · 1M ago

Lines and Curves

Spielgaben Study Last week I set up this simple invitation to study lines, curves, and shapes in a variety of ways using our Spielgaben wooden pieces.  Four years ago my families from Crozet...
Crozet PlaySchool · 1M ago

Celebrating Dr. Suess

We had such a fun week celebrating Dr. Suess and all of his wonderful works the first week of March!  We started our celebration by creating our own “Cat in the Hat” inspired hats.  Then I p...
Crozet PlaySchool · 2M ago

Letters and Shapes

Amongst all of our Valentine’s Day fun we have been still continuing with our investigation of letters and shapes.  Above is a picture of L and B looking closely at the large uppercase lette...
Crozet PlaySchool · 2M ago

Hearts and Art

This week we have had a lot of fun discussing Valentine’s Day and Friendship.  We made beautiful hearts using our spin art machine.  Our old machine used batteries, and after it broke, this ...
Crozet PlaySchool · 2M ago

Loose Parts Play

  This week I got a large tray, added black paper to the background, and then added a large helping of Epsom Salt.  the children then used a paintbrush to draw their names or favorite letter...
Crozet PlaySchool · 3M ago

Glow in the Dark Discovery

Last week I had the pleasure of teaching my first inservice for a nearby preschool.  It was such a humbling experience to be up in front of a group of peers, and showing them different thing...
Crozet PlaySchool · 3M ago

More Winter Fun

We have been spending a lot of time exploring some of the new play areas in the classroom!  I wanted to share some of the other winter fun we have had besides just melting ice! Sensory Play:...
Crozet PlaySchool · 3M ago

Melting Ice

We have had a lot of stops and starts in the past two weeks!  After a long winter holiday break the children were just settling back into a school routine….then it snowed!  We had a long wee...