Saturday, May 26, 2012

End of the Year Picnic!

Our end of the year picnic was a huge success (minus a few cranky kids on the playground :)!  Thank you so much to all the families who joined us for this!  This is such a wonderful way to celebrate the end of our school year!  Now enjoy a few photos of our end of the year picnic! 

Thanks again for making this a huge success! Each year we have more and more families join us!  We hope you are enjoying your DVD of our school year!  We will miss all our friends moving on to kindergarten in the fall, but we know they will have a wonderful time in kindergarten!  To our kindergarten friends and families: Make sure to come back and visit!!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Dinosaurs and Gardening!

What ARE the similarities between dinosaurs and gardens?  Well, they are both awesome activities we have enjoyed recently! 

The children LOVED the dinosaur exhibit at the Putnam museum!  After a brief moment of fear as the dinosaurs moved and roared, the children kept going back to see the dinosaurs!

We also enjoyed sitting in a boat, climbing a "tree house", "swimming" under the ocean with the fish and octopus and climbing in a submarine!

Exploring the textures!

Hmmm....what does it say?

"Choo Choo train...Choo Choo Train!"

Exploring the under the sea area!

Making the dinosaur roar...and roar...and roar!

Riding in the boat!
Watching the fish "under the sea"
Yikes!  There's a dinosaur behind us!  Run!

Seriously people; bus rides are the coolest!
Then again, some of us thought the bus ride back to school was JUST as cool as the dinosaur exhibit! :)

Wow!  Look at all those flowers we get to plant!
And more recently, we've enjoyed gardening!  The children worked all morning helping to get the garden ready, then planting all kinds of plants!  We planted herbs, lettuce, carrots, peas, radishes and flowers!

Yep!  Dinosaurs and Gardening are both awesome activities!  We can't wait to get out in our garden again to do some more planting...and digging in the dirt...and scooping!  Now if only we could bring some dinosaurs to the garden! :)