Category Archives: Tadpole Class

Tadpole Tuesdays: Pupusas and Goat Fun

Some Tadpoles were very excited to help Ms. Angelica make pupusas for us to try at snack time. They tried the dough and the cheese before they started rolling it out. They were all very helpful while they were rolling … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Preparing the Garden in February!

During another exciting day at the Pond, our Tadpole Classroom began preparations for the garden… unseasonably warm, but we are responding by observing and playing in the dirt. Enjoy our photos!

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Autumn Colors!

This week we will be learning about “Autumn leaves and colors”. Today the children chose their favorite animals for our “Wild Animal Costume Parade” and they painted their costumes. At the art table, the children used crayons to draw their … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Thanksgiving Week Recap

(Week after Thanksgiving) This week we will be learning about the sun and moon, day and night. Today, at the art table the children colored the Thanksgiving coloring page with crayons. We talked about spending time with our families and … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Milestones, Seeds, and Leaves

This week we will be learning how “Plants make seeds and Trees lose leaves.” We are looking at a tree everyday and watching to see the leaves changing colors. We will also compare different types of seeds. Today, at the … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Simple, Natural Repetition and Connection

Today, at the art table the children colored school buses with their favorite colors of crayons.  While they were coloring, we talked about the colors and shapes. The children were working on their fine motor skills. At the media table, … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Sensory Exploration

This week we are continuing to learn about the five senses. This week we are focusing on smell. At the art table today, the children added cinnamon to their play dough. While they were playing they use their noses to … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tuesdays: Fire Drill and Nature Exploration

Today at the art table the children made caterpillars with popsicle sticks and pompoms. They glued pompoms on the popsicles sticks, while they were making these crafts we sang a song called “The Creepy Crawlies.” The children love this song! … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tales: Autumn Leaves

This morning, the Tadpoles compared shapes of leaves, using different shaped blocks to see which shapes the leaves seemed most like. The Tadpoles found star shaped leaves, oval shaped leaves, and heart shaped leaves. They also found that some leaves … Continue reading

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Tadpole Tales: Squirrles

This morning, the Tadpoles learned about squirrels. They learned that squirrels live in woodlands, eat nuts, and make homes out of sticks and leaves. After reading a book about squirrels and discussing the different pictures, the Tadpoles colored their own … Continue reading

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