Do you Really Mean It?

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.89" background_layout="light"] When working (or living) with young children, it is a daily occurrence that children will question if you “really mean it?” Sometimes, it is silly…

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Time Spent Singing With Your Preschooler = Priceless

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.71" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] Has your preschooler ever come home talking about speckled frogs? Or maybe you’re wondering what a ran sam sam or a bottle pop…

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Block Play

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.71" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] What exactly is it that block play provides our youngest children with? Simply put...so much! As I spent my morning with the preschoolers…

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A message from our Early Childhood Director

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.0.71" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" border_style="solid"] Forming positive responsive relationships with children and families is my primary goal at the start of every school year. I find that this…

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WORMS!

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] What a pleasure it was to see our Bixby preschoolers mesmerized by these earth friendly creatures! In celebration of…

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Bixby’s Preschool and Kindergarten Art Show

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] As we head into the last weeks of the school year the Preschool classroom is abuzz with preparations for…

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Pancakes, Pancakes!

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Pancakes, Pancakes!, written and illustrated by Eric Carle, is a favorite story for many. In a brief synopsis, it…

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Math Beginnings

[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Introducing basic mathematical skills to our youngest children at Bixby Preschool is always exciting!  I try to create learning…

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Full of Beans: Fun at the Sensory Table

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] The sensory table is always a popular spot in the main preschool room.  The open-ended nature of the materials provides…

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Bixby Core Values Shine in Preschool

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[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Preschool numbers have grown this past year and it has been so joyful! The children are taking on responsibility for…

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Authentic Learning

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[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] A two year old puts on her sock all by herself. A three year old folds up a blanket and…

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A Classic Toy…

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[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Playdough! This soft, and often colorful, modeling material is just one of many staples one will see within the preschool…

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Sensory Painting With Preschool

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[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] A couple weeks ago, as the final leaves were falling, I had a lovely opportunity to do some sensory painting…

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