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Following her interest in the Kathryn Morley rose, one JK student traces her favourite one onto an acetate, and then uses permanent markers to ‘colour’ in her rose, paying very close attention to the details.
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One JK student shares his class’ ‘Gingerbread Man’ documentation with his Grandmother, pointing out the clay gingerbread men they created, and the other pieces that enriched their experiences.
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During Investigative Research time one afternoon, the question, “What do you know about ‘seeds’ or ‘planting’?” was posed to the JK children. As their thoughts, ideas and theories were discussed, a chart, which many engaged in, became a ‘work in progress’ which they will revisit 
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Our JK students took an interest in observing and exploring the Calla Lilly. A discussion about the shapes of the pot, the leaves, the flowers and the soil became their first focus of interest, so that they were able to capture the ‘real’ colours and 
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After exploring Fairy Tales and reflecting on “The Gingerbread Man,” our JK students create their own clay gingerbread people.
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Each morning, our JK parents drop their children off and entrust them into our care for a day of engaging and experiential learning. As Reggio-inspired educators, we engage our children in their natural sense of wonder, which is at the very root and centre of 
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JK student, Olivia, worked intently on ‘tearing different types of paper’ to make her classmate, Angelie, with attention to details of all of the parts that make up the body of a little girl. After creating ‘paper Angelie,’ Olivia shared that “she is wearing a 
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This week, some of our JK students worked collaboratively to build a wooden person, with a head, arms, legs and a face. “If I tape it then it will be strong,” said Arjun. Zen quietly worked at stabilizing the head and then making little paper 
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The JK students have been devising ‘experiments’ with food items and bringing ice into their classroom. They have put all of their ‘experiments’ into a Ziploc bag, attached them to one of their ‘twig blinds’ and have tracked the ‘changes’ through observation, drawings of their 
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The Kindergarten students enjoyed the snow at recess time today. They shoveled the snow, rolled in the snow, made snowballs, made a snowman… and had a wonderfully good time!
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