Do you remember weaving as a kid? It was so fun. The 1st and 2nd graders at Grace think so, too!
We started by watching a video about weaving. It’s a good opportunity to share why weaving is worth learning about! Next, we watch a video showing how WE are going to weave. Continue Reading
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!
Of course, we had to start the project by learning what, exactly, a cello is. We watched a video with Yo Yo Ma (who will be playing with the QCSO this May).
My favorite book for introducing colors to young kids is Mouse Paint. It’s the story of 3 white mice who mix their 3 jars of paint to make new colors.
It’s a great visual for my preschool through second graders. They learn the difference between primary and secondary colors as we read. At the end of the story, we review. Then we put on our paint shirts and HAVE FUN! Continue Reading
We’ve been making pinwheels at school. They are full of color, pretty as can be! But that’s just one reason we’re making them.
We’re participating in Pinwheels for Peace, a project to show – and pray! – our support for peacemaking efforts worldwide. Continue Reading