Room 6 Blog Posts

30
May
2019
Sprouting Beans in Room 6

Sprouting Beans in Room 6

By admin on May 30, 2019 in Room 6 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

Today Room 6 used cotton balls to sprout lima beans. They put cotton balls and a couple beans in the bag, then wet them using a syringe of water. After, they taped the bags to the window so they can get plenty of sunlight. This activity exposed them to new scientific concepts about plants and also introduced them to new tools which improve fine motor skills.

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15
May
2019
Berry Happy to be Painting

Berry Happy to be Painting

By admin on May 15, 2019 in Room 6 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

The children of Room 6 are pictured here using plastic berry boxes to paint with. They had fun pressing and moving the boxes different ways to create many varying patterns and lines and they enjoyed mixing the colors and watching new ones form. Using the boxes allows them to explore a new way to use something that may normally be thrown out. This activity promotes creativity and helps the children expand their knowledge of color mixing.

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8
May
2019
Welcome to the Room 6 Parade

Welcome to the Room 6 Parade

By admin on May 8, 2019 in Room 6 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

This week Room 6 decided they wanted to form a marching band. They brandished their various instruments and marched the halls of little dreamers, sharing their talents with all. Playing with instruments improves fine and gross motor skills and helps with sensory development. Marching like this and sharing with others also helps to build communication skills and bolster self confidence.

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25
Apr
2019
Wonderful Worms in Room 6

Wonderful Worms in Room 6

By admin on April 25, 2019 in Room 6 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

Room 6 is having fun digging for worms. Digging for worms improves fine motor skills and dexterity, and helps children learn to be gentle. It also promotes social interaction and improves self confidence as children share their finding with others.

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22
Apr
2019
Earth Day with Room 6

Earth Day with Room 6

By admin on April 22, 2019 in Room 6 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

Happy Earth Day! Here at little dreamers many of our classrooms are learning about earth and the environment. In Room 6 the kids worked on painting the earth to put up in their class room. They represented land and seas with green and blue handprint paints which help improve sensory integration . During this activity, their teacher also helped them to learn new scientific concepts about the earth.

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12
Apr
2019
Bread Makers at Little Dreamers

Bread Makers at Little Dreamers

By admin on April 12, 2019 in Room 6 Whole school; Whole child with No Comments

This week Room 6 read “The Little Red Hen.” In this book, the main character grinds flour, and shapes and bakes her bread. The kids were very interested in this concept, so their teacher gave them play-dough with flour to shape into loaves of bread. This process helped the kids to make a connection between literature and real life and encouraged them to put theirselves in someone else’s shoes.

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