Category Archives: ECA

Small Group Fun in PK-S

Every day this past year in Pre-K, our students have come together in small groups for a shared activity. Small group time consists of teacher initiated activities, in which students are encouraged to explore ideas and activities in their own … Continue reading

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Nature Walk Around Campus

A few weeks ago Nursery Z went out for a nature walk in the school yard. We found inchworms and snails. We saw some lettuce growing and flowers blooming. The children enjoyed being out in nature and seeing things close-up. … Continue reading

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Learning Through Play in Pre-K A!

We’ve had a fun year of learning in ECA!

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The “Art” of Recycling in Pre-K R

During the month of April, Pre-K R put extra emphasis on learning about life in the oceans and on land and our role in taking care of the earth. We collected many more recycled materials than we usually do! First … Continue reading

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Building with Recycled Materials

Exploring or creating with recycled or “found” materials is a big part of everyday life in Pre-K L, much to the benefit of both the children and the environment. Recycled or “found” materials are abundant, sustainable and affordable resources for … Continue reading

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Pre-K L Snow Day!

There was excitement all around when we woke up on Monday morning to snow. We got a WeChat message from our teachers telling us to bring buckets of snow into our classroom! Whatever were our teachers planning? First, we made … Continue reading

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A Busy Day in Nursery

At greeting time children come to the room and start their day by choosing books to read. Some choose to read to themselves, while others ask a teacher to read to them. They enjoy this time every day. At small … Continue reading

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Decorating Gingerbread Men in Pre-K L

The most exciting part of the winter holidays comes a few days before the break. It’s the day scheduled to decorate gingerbread men! We read so many gingerbread stories…did you know there are a lot! There’s “The Gingerbread Man”, “The … Continue reading

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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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