Preschoolers and Fall

Three preschool girls watch while the teacher holds up the gooey top of the jackolantern Two preschool boys scoop seeds out of a pumpkin. In science, students learned the parts of a pumpkin. They also practiced sequencing and explaining the pumpkin life cycle. In math, students collected fall leaves, during a nature walk around campus. They sorted the leaves by color, shape, and size and then made “stained glass window” mosaics.

Preschool girls uses ASL to sign the number 9. She is sitting at a classroom table with a fall picture containing 9 small candy pieces.In literacy, the students have been writing fall experience stories, describing the fun activities from this month. They also worked on a collaborative Number Story to share with their parents and families, during the Fall Festival!

In dramatic play centers, the students have been designing and operating their own “Farmer’s Market.” They acted out growing and harvesting crops from the farm, bringing the crops to market and sorting them, shopping and paying for their selection, and then bringing the crops home to wash and eat.