Category Archives: ECA

Fall and Halloween in ECA

PK A welcomed fall with a lot excitement. We went on nature walks to see the changing colors of fall and to collect leaves, sticks and pinecones. We did sorting (by leaf color) and graphing (by type), predictions (Will the … Continue reading

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International Week in ECA

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Mooncake Making in Pre-K L

One of the benefits of being part of an international school is the exposure of the children to many different cultures and languages. In ECA the children in Pre-K L got to participate in different activities relating to the Mid-Autumn … Continue reading

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Block Play in ECA

Blocks are an important part of an Early Childhood classroom. We have them in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors, to meet the developmental needs of every child. Playing with blocks provides excellent learning opportunities for children from problem … Continue reading

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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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