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Painting with Cars

Painting with Cars

Painting with brushes or fingers can be fun, but painting with CARS is a blast.  While learning about the letter “Cc”, the DuckTail class used matchbox cars to drive through paint, and leave tracks on the paper.

Scissor Skills

Scissor Skills

The DuckTail class worked on their small motor skills by using safety scissors to cut out pumpkins and stems.  We practiced holding the scissors correctly and taking our time cutting around the pumpkin shape.  The opening and closing motion of cutting with scissors helps …
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Science-Seasons

Science-Seasons

Sonic Sherry taught the DuckTail and KinderPlus class all about seasons.  We learned how the earth rotates on an axis to create our days and nights, and also revolves around the sun to create our seasons.  We then talked about …
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Fire Drill

Fire Drill

All classrooms recently participated in a fire drill.  Each classroom did a great job of getting out of the building quickly and carefully.  Infants are placed in “fire cribs” and wheeled out of the building.  Practice of these drills helps …
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Tap Dancing

Tap Dancing

The DuckTail class took a field trip to the Mall of America to see Ms Brittany (our dance teacher from Eleve’) and her husband.  Ms. Brittany let a dance warm up for our class, as well as other kids at …
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Science with Sonic Sherry and Tornado Tim

Science with Sonic Sherry and Tornado Tim

Once a month Sonic Sherry and Tornado Tim visit the DuckTail and KinderPlus classes.  Last month, the theme of the lesson was WIND.  We learned about how wind can be bad (hurricanes) and good (wind energy).  We watched a wind …
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Photo Club

Photo Club

We have 25 TAC kids in our photo clubs, 10 new, 15 have been in past years. They learn how to take pictures, how their cameras work, paying attention to what they are shooting – focusing and taking their time.Photo …
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Math Fun

Math Fun

Building a strong foundation for math skills begins early on. Preschoolers are able to  understand the following concepts: That numbers represent an amount of objects That numbers can be expressed as spoken words, written words, and written symbols That you …
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Story Time

Story Time

The Library Committee of Transfiguration  has volunteered to organize a story time this summer.  Volunteers from the group come in and read stories to the ELC children every Tuesday.  Thank you to everyone who has read to us!

Painting

Painting

Painting is messy and fun, but did you know that when your child is painting they are also learning many skills? Some benefits include: *Helping children communicate their emotions- through the use of different colors, they can express themselves without …
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