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Monthly archive for May 2015

Land Art for Kids

Create art with your kids this summer while out on the beach, by the lake or on a hike. Here are some great ideas for art created with nature by land artist Richard Shilling: Richard Shilling is a land artist based in Northern England who encourages children to get outside to see and create art in nature. He recently published the first of a series of Land Art for Kids books in partnership with Julia […]

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May 2015 Gallery

May 2015 Gallery

Here are some photos from our activities at CTMS…

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Toddler News May 2015

Toddler News May 2015

Greetings Toddler families! We are heading in to our final month of the year! Our Earth Week activities were an excellent way to start Spring off with the toddlers. In the month of May, we will continue to learn about what being “alive” means. We will focus on weather and the power of the sun through science and art projects. We are beginning to explore different genres of music from around the world, and will […]

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Elementary News May 2015

Elementary News May 2015

Dear Willow Families, The month of April started with a few April Fool jokes. A bit of levity is always welcome. There was much preparation and anticipation for our first Science Fair in the classroom. The results were wonderful, each student explaining to the passersby, the details, procedure and their hypothesis. Hopefully, you saw the poster of pictures and the photos posted on Facebook. Aligning with our quest for more scientific knowledge, we delved into the […]

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Tips for Making Conversation with your Toddler

Tips for Making Conversation with your Toddler

Here are some tips to connect your child to opportunities for language enrichment: Prepare an environment that provides opportunities for language enrichment Make trips out and about to enrich his vocabulary: the zoo, the park, the playground, the neighbor’s house, the car wash, the supermarket, the library etc. On a walk along the road he might see a stop sign, a crosswalk, an oak tree, a dandelion, a delivery truck, a curb, etc. Connect your […]

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Preschool & Kindergarten News May 2015

Preschool & Kindergarten News May 2015

May Greetings to All, Wow, it is hard to believe that we are closing in on the end of the school year. We hope that everyone enjoyed the April break with all its warmth and sunshine. This was a great way to lead into our celebration of Earth Day. During the month of May, we will continue to study South America. The Oak and Cedar rooms will continue to explore new regions along with artifacts […]

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