Dearborn Public Schools

Pond Study Field Trip

Hello everyone!  This is a reminder of our field trip tomorrow to the U of M Dearborn Environmental Interpretive Center.  We will be meeting at 9:15am at the EIC.  You may park in the parking structure but be sure to look at where you can and cannot park on each level of the structure.  In …Continue reading

Spirit Week: “I Do Not Like Green Eggs and Ham!”

On the last day of our spirit week, the children were invited to wear their pajamas to school.  They were super excited at rest time because they were actually wearing their pjs to sleep. Maybe we should make every day pajama day 😉 We also had an interesting small group time activity.  I wonder if …Continue reading

Spirit Week: Wacky Wednesday

It all began with that shoe on the wall…Wacky Wednesday was a great book to begin our day!  The children all came to school in their wacky way and it was so fun to see what else was wacky in our classroom that day. Our tables were turned upside down, our chairs were backwards, our …Continue reading

Spirit Week: Hat Day and Wear Your Words

The first half our week started with a silly little cat who wears a hat. 😉 The children and teachers wore their hats/headbands, too.  Check them out… The next day, the children wore their words.  They had words on the front, back, and under their shirts, pants, and shoes.  Each child had a turn to …Continue reading

Spirit Week and BINGO

Dear Parents, The last week of March, we will be wrapping up March is Reading Month.  To celebrate, we will be having a spirit week. These are the topics for each day: Monday 25th – Hat Day – Your child may wear any kind of hat they choose.***Also, Cotter Early Childhood Center is having BINGO for …Continue reading

DNR Field Trip

We all had such a great time! I will let the pictures do the talking:) One of the best parts about field trips is that parents/family members get to spend a day with us and see how much fun we have in preK! Thank you for sharing your time with our school family:)

Library Visit

Thank you all for coming to the library field trip.  The children had a wonderful time listening to stories while the parents went on the tour.  They were excited to share their favorite book details and draw a picture, when they reunited with their parent.  We hope you continue to visit the library whenever you …Continue reading

Measuring Mania

We have been working with the children on measuring because they have been very interested in the measuring tapes at the Woodworking Area. This day the children were asked to measure their shoe but with a different object.  They used the colored cubes and unifix cubes.  They learned they have to start from one end …Continue reading

Playing with Patterns

You may wonder “What is my child learning while they play?”  The answer is “A TON!”  As the children were working with the pattern blocks, they were naming the shapes and commenting how they can put some of the shapes together to make a new shape.  They traded with one another if they needed a …Continue reading

Problem Solving Scientists

We had a problem, they had a solution.  The letters got frozen in the ice cube trays and the children had to think of a way to get them out: some pounded it in the tray, some held it in their hands, and others used warm water.  They each explained why their solution worked. Another …Continue reading

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