Freedom Montessori » Uncategorized http://freedommontessori.org Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:57:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Happy Valentines Day!!! http://freedommontessori.org/2015/02/13/happy-valentines-day/ http://freedommontessori.org/2015/02/13/happy-valentines-day/#comments Fri, 13 Feb 2015 22:11:49 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=2403 valentine

 

 

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Our beta fish….. http://freedommontessori.org/2015/01/29/our-beta-fish/ http://freedommontessori.org/2015/01/29/our-beta-fish/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:39:15 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=2338 Read more]]> fish2 We are so thankful for our newest addition to our family:  Blue the fish!  The children started calling him blue and love to watch him swim with a magnifying glass.  fishWP_20150127_002[2] WP_20150128_001[1]

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Friday Fun http://freedommontessori.org/2015/01/23/friday-fun/ http://freedommontessori.org/2015/01/23/friday-fun/#comments Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:50:03 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=2309 Read more]]> We worked hard on this rainy Friday! Students wrapped up their lessons for the week and had a fun time learning yoga during Physical Education. Please check your child’s binder for their completed class work. Remember to be counting out 100 items and getting ready for the 100th day of school on February 2nd!  Enjoy the weekend!

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Work cycle…. http://freedommontessori.org/2015/01/09/work-cycle/ http://freedommontessori.org/2015/01/09/work-cycle/#comments Fri, 09 Jan 2015 19:05:34 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=2255 Read more]]> We have a work cycle that begins as soon as your child enters the room and continues until we go for gross motor enhancement.  Your child begins with their journal.  This is where your child gets to express themselves and tell a story about their work.  There are various stages of writing. Please check out this site for details.   http://marcy.mpls.k12.mn.us/uploads/developmental_writing_stages.pdf

After their journal, your child has the freedom to choose to work at a table or on a rug.  Every lesson is very important, and we care about everything greatly.  We have lessons in language, sensorial, math, practical life, and geography/social studies.  After completing the lesson, it is returned to the shelf and a new lesson is chosen.

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Back to school!! http://freedommontessori.org/2015/01/06/back-to-school-2/ http://freedommontessori.org/2015/01/06/back-to-school-2/#comments Tue, 06 Jan 2015 12:43:17 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=2184 Read more]]> We have six new additions and want to welcome them to our family!  Please take a minute to welcome our friends this week!

Everyone enjoyed meeting each other and we had a great time playing in the gym with a variety of balls.  IMG_1047 IMG_1039 IMG_1041 IMG_1046 IMG_1043

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Thank you Josiah. http://freedommontessori.org/2014/12/09/thank-you-josiah/ http://freedommontessori.org/2014/12/09/thank-you-josiah/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 23:56:58 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=2134 We thank you Josiah for the awesome smoothie!  (extra picture that wasn’t posted in previous post)WP_20141205_001

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Hard at work…. http://freedommontessori.org/2014/11/17/hard-at-work/ http://freedommontessori.org/2014/11/17/hard-at-work/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 23:41:43 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=2019 Read more]]>  

These are some of our friends hard at work this morning.  Josiah is great at tonging, and manipulating play-doh. Gavin loves to pour liquids and is a great helper when it comes to cleaning the classroom.  Maximus is always singing songs and is showing us how to use fine motor skills with the pipes on the wall.

 

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Lizzy said… http://freedommontessori.org/2014/11/12/lizzy-said/ http://freedommontessori.org/2014/11/12/lizzy-said/#comments Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:58:07 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=1998 Read more]]> Yesterday at lunch Lizzy had pineapple chunks in her lunch box. It was time to clean up and we were helping all of the students finish up. Mrs. Melka was helping Lizzy. Mrs. Melka was adding the lid to the container of pinapples; when Lizzy said. “Wait I want to eat my pinecones!” So cute!!

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We have… http://freedommontessori.org/2014/10/27/we-have-2/ http://freedommontessori.org/2014/10/27/we-have-2/#comments Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:00:25 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=1952 a new classmate!! Alexander Mouille started today!!! all of our friends were super excited about our newest friend!!

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A Beautiful Wednesday… http://freedommontessori.org/2014/10/08/a-beautiful-wednesday/ http://freedommontessori.org/2014/10/08/a-beautiful-wednesday/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 02:39:27 +0000 http://freedommontessori.org/?p=1906 Read more]]> noah 4We got off to a great start this morning when Max/Mr.Lentz brought in a floral arrangement from their butterfly garden.  It was complete with a couple of spiders and we had a great teachable moment.   Mrs. Boulware was even brave enough to catch a spider.  Both spiders were released into the nearby bushes.    Thank you for the wonderful gift.

 

 

We took a brisk walk to the library.  While we were there, we read various books about Autumn.  Everyone was asked to put fall leaves on a tree, and our students were saying the colors in Spanish!!!!  We used rhythm sticks, and then, watched a show about a late blooming tiger.  There are a few papers from the library in your child’s folder including a coloring sheet, the various classes they are hosting, and books great for Toddlers.  It was a great time, and we encourage any parent to join us the next time we walk to the library.

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After the library, we went to see the water fountain by city hall and felt the cool water.noah 3

Finally, we returned for lunch and our music class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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