Category Archives: ECA

Yoga in Pre-K R

Pre-K R began a new daily practice of doing yoga each morning. Some of the techniques taught in Yoga, such as taking deep, calm breaths, have great benefits throughout our day. Here are a few reasons why Yoga is great … Continue reading

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Role Play in Pre-K L

Whenever children say let’s pretend, so many possibilities for learning arise. As children pretend, they try out new roles and ideas which stretch their minds along with their imaginations. This helps to develop their social, emotional, language and communication skills.

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Earth Day Planting

On April 24th Nursery Z students planted in the classroom. They re-used yogurt cups to plant some radish and bean seeds. They are now watering them every day and excitedly look forward to seeing them sprout up soon!

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Snow Play in Pre-K S

Pre-K S recently spent some time outside playing in the snow. Our class had so much fun learning through snow play. Students were experimenting, discovering, problem solving, negotiating, creating and more! All of the learning was wrapped up with the … Continue reading

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Work Time in PK A

Work Time, aka Choice Time, is the heart of our preschool program. The children decide what they are going to do, where they are going to work, and whether they are going to work with others or work alone. While … Continue reading

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Cooking for the New Year in Nursery Z

Nursery Z students enjoyed their time making hedgehog steamed-buns and dumplings in the classroom with their teachers. They used their little hands, rolling, pressing and creating. Happy Spring Festival to everyone!

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Working Hard in Nursery D!

Nursery D children are engaged in a variety of activities during work time. After making a plan, they start work time (choice time) doing things which are of interest to them. Building a toll booth with blocks, playing doctor and … Continue reading

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We Love Science! Pre-K S

Preschool science is exciting and intellectually meaningful. Some of our favorite activities in Pre-K S are science experiments. These experiments help students nurture a natural sense of curiosity and develop understanding of the natural world. We plan our activities to … Continue reading

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TRICK-OR-TREAT, ECA STYLE!

Thank you, PFA, for sponsoring this fun event.

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Holiday Fun in the PK A Classroom

In the past two weeks PK-A has been really excited about Halloween. Reading Halloween stories about witches and monsters helped them deal with fears and understand that monsters and ghosts are not real. Expressing themselves creatively through both two-dimensional and … Continue reading

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