Every year during Lent, the 8th graders act out the living stations of the cross. If you’re close, try to come. We do it at 2:00 every Tuesday at St. Anne’s Church next to Grace in East Moline. (The next and final one is March 24.) Continue Reading
Month: March 2015
The Fun of Being a Catholic Sister/Teacher
National Catholic Sisters Week is being celebrated this week at Grace.
It’s so much fun to be a part of it!
And, look what I received today (St. Patrick’s Day) from the 1st graders. #ILoveBeingaCatholicSister!!!!! ❤
Center Time for Fun Fine Motor Skill Development
Developing children’s fine motor skills may sound boring, but they are the foundation of handwriting. Having proper pencil grasp and control of a writing instrument hinges on them!
Weave the following activities into Center Time as part of other, more exciting fun. My students love them! Continue Reading
A Cello for Jesus (and the QCSO)
To help the Quad City Symphony celebrate their 100th Anniversary this year, Grace – and another 99 organizations around the community – decorated a cello. In fact, Grace’s youngest students – preschool through 2nd grade – decorated it!
Bubble Painting for St. Pat’s!
Preschoolers and bubbles go together like peanut butter and jelly. So, today we bubble painted!!! It was the perfect antidote to being trapped indoors. 🙂
I tried a new way of bubble painting. First, I filled empty yogurt containers with bubble mixture (about 1/3 full). Then I added about a teaspoon of paint. Continue Reading