DailyGram, Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

What we did today:

Block Area: built towers, pretended to be fighters, made a ramp and slid blocks down

Loft: read books, played with the stuffed animals

Manipulatives: played with the builders and connect blocks, attached wheels to make them move

Housekeeping: played with baby dolls, played with dress up clothes and shoes

Sensory Table: stacked blocks on the table and used to table to take care of the baby dolls

Infant/Toddler Room Activity: blocks, bikes, looking at ourselves in mirror and sang if your happy and you know it

At Morning Meeting: We read “Under my hood I have a Hat.” We sang “if your happy and you know it” using instruments. We danced around with our instruments. We also did some “beach yoga poses,” and some “night animal yoga poses.”

For Breakfast We Had: kiks, milk and oranges

For Lunch We Had: crackers with salsa, carrots, ham and milk

For Snack We Had: goldfish and milk

We had nap time from 1:00 to 3:00

DailyGram, Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

What we did today:

Block Area: We used our bin of musical instruments and did some silly dancing along with our Raffi CD.

Manipulatives: We used our pegs as birthday candles and sang “Happy Birthday” to everyone.

Housekeeping: We took good care of our babies, we played doctor and used some of our instruments as our doctor’s tools to examine our dolls and give them medicine. We put on our dress up shoes skirts and capes to dance in. We were Elsa and superheroes.

Sensory Table: We played in our rice table, we scooped, dug and dumped rice in our water wheels to watch them spin. We filled the people who live in our rice table up with rice and dumped them out.

Infant/Toddler Room Activity: We talked about colors with our soft blocks, teethed on all our toys and did some silly dancing.

At Morning Meeting: We read “Five Penguins Slipping on the Ice.” We sang “Love, Love, Love” to the tune of “Three Blind Mice” and “The Days of the Week Go Round and Round.” We did our calendar, Jaelynn was helper today.

For Breakfast We Had: Cheerios, bananas, and milk.

For Lunch We Had: Chicken (meat alternate: hummus), stuffing with pesto, salad, brussel sprouts, and milk.

For Snack We Had: crackers and milk.

We had nap time from 1:00 to 3:00

DailyGram, Monday, February 24th, 2020

What we did today:

Block Area: We built tall Lego towers and took turns helping our friends build them up really tall with all the blocks. We also used the Lego bucket as a drum and used some of our connect and create as drum sticks.

Loft: We looked at books, bounced on our couch and tossed our pillows to each other

Manipulatives: We used our connect and create to make flashlights.

Housekeeping: We used our connect and create flashlights to hunt for monsters. We found one in the fridge but made him go away with our flashlights.

Infant/Toddler Room Activity: We built with our soft blocks, dumped all our toys out to play with the buckets and bounced in our exersaucer.

Project: We made beaded bracelets with our initials on them.

Outside Time: We found muddy puddles and splashed in them. We used sticks as rods and went “fishing” in the puddles too. We tried to dig through the ice with sticks but it didn’t work. We also used our sticks as paint brushes and “painted” on our play structure.

At Morning Meeting: We read “The Squishy Squashy Unicorn.” Evelyn brought it to share and shared a lovely Christmas picture with all her friends. We sang “H.E.A.R.T” to the tune of “BINGO” and sang our good morning song. We sang baby shark and did the dance to go with it. We did our calendar, Evelyn was helper today.

For Breakfast We Had: Kix, oranges and milk.

For Lunch We Had: Ham (Meat alternate: Cheese), stuffing with pesto, salad with carrots and broccoli, and milk.

For Snack We Had: Animal crackers and apple juice.

We had nap time from 1:00 to 3:00

DailyGram, Friday, February 21st, 2020

What we did today:

Block Area: We played with our community blocks and built a store and had our people visit it.

Loft: We played with our teddy bears and had a tea party. We looked at books and pretended to read to each other.

Housekeeping: “shh!, our babies are sleeping!” we told our friends, well we cuddled our dolls. We made dinner for our babies and fed them in the high chair.

Sensory Table: We dug and scooped in our rice table today. We made “tea” and an “apple cake with frosting” by stirring our rice and dumping it though our water wheels. We used our cups and rice to make “castles.”

Infant/Toddler Room Activity: We rolled around, practiced building and knocking over our blocks, and read stories with Sam.

Project: We did an inverse heart painting today at our easel, where we painted around heart shapes taped to our papers and then peeled them off to see what happened.

Outside Time: We drew in the snow with sticks and played pirate ship in our boat. We slid on the ice a bit but we were careful.

For Breakfast We Had: Oatmeal, raisins and milk

For Lunch We Had: Turkey and cheese sandwiches on crackers (Meat Alternate: just cheese), peas, mandarins and milk

For Snack We Had: Animal crackers and oranges.

We had nap time from 1:00 to 3:00

DailyGram, Thursday, February 20th, 2020

What we did today:

Block Area: We put on a puppet show and “taught” our teachers all about different animals and then sang our own made up version of the finger song with our puppets lead by Jaelynn. We also requested our current favorite artist, Raffi, and made boisterous music of our own along with him.

Loft: We played a monster game, where we each took turns being the monster and the others shooed us away and waved pillows at us. We also drove a “bus”.

Manipulatives: We built a “tool” to play superheroes with all our frog and prince blocks, and then used the empty bucket to dump all our leap frog letters into and walked around offering them to friends and wishing them a “Happy Halloween”

Housekeeping: We put our capes to play superheroes. Silas was “Rawr Rawr” and had a “tool” made of frog and prince builders that he chased the other superheroes with. Some of our other friends dumped all our vegetables in the sink, added “milk” and took turns “cooking” their concoction.

Infant/Toddler Room Activity: We read books with Heather. We teethed on a lot of our toys, we have quite a few new teeth coming in. We also took turns playing with our older friends in our fire truck tent.

Outside Time: We rode our bikes. We tried to shovel snow, it was pretty heavy, but we had fun running around with our shovels anyway. We played in our boat, and with the wind blowing through our hair looked like we might actually be sailing.

At Morning Meeting: We read “The Wonderful Things You Will Be” and played our animal game. We did our calendar, Ryo was helper today.

For Breakfast We Had: Cheerios, mandarins, and milk.

For Lunch We Had: Ham (Meat Alternate:Cheese), biscuits, brussel sprouts, green beans and milk

For Snack We Had: Goldfish crackers, and cheese sticks.

We had nap time from 1:00 to 3:00