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< October 2014 >

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      • From Seed to Tree Through the Seasons
      • Event: From Seed to Tree Through the Seasons
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      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We are growing like trees! Let's learn how seeds grow into trees and explore how a tree changes with the seasons.
      • Gustav Klimt's "The Tree of Life"
      • Event: Gustav Klimt's "The Tree of Life"
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      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: As we learn about trees, we will explore Art History while re-creating Gustav Klimt's "The Tree of Life" painting.
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      • Falling Leaves
      • Event: Falling Leaves
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      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Why do leaves fall off the trees? We'll read "Leaf Man" by Lois Ehlert, collect fallen leaves, and create our own leaf people.
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      • Nature Walk/Leaf Rubbings
      • Event: Nature Walk/Leaf Rubbings
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Today we will get to take a little nature walk around the school to look at the leaves changing colors and to collect leaves to make leaf rubbings!
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      • From Kernel to Corn
      • Event: From Kernel to Corn
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: It's Autumn on the farm and the corn is ready to harvest! We'll learn that the kernels are seeds, create corn cob paintings, and explore colored corn cobs.
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      • Eating the Alphabet/ Fruit and Vegetable Portraits
      • Event: Eating the Alphabet/ Fruit and Vegetable Portraits
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We will celebrate the Autumn harvest by reading "Eating the Alphabet" by Lois Ehlert, harvesting plants from our summer gardens, and creating fruit and vegetable portraits like Giuseppe Arcimboldo.
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      • All Natural Works of Art and Nature Wreaths
      • Event: All Natural Works of Art and Nature Wreaths
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: As we explore our playground for signs of Autumn, we'll collect leaves, twigs and bark that we will use to transform photographs into all-natural works of art and nature wreaths.
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      • A Harvest of Color
      • Event: A Harvest of Color
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We will learn about colors as we search for colors in nature while gathering fruit and vegetables from our Autumn Harvest.
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      • A to Z Autumn
      • Event: A to Z Autumn
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: A is for acorns that the squirrels start to gather. B is for birds that fly south for winter. Let's explore the alphabet of Autumn as we continue to tumble into fall.
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      • Columbus and Native American Day
      • Event: Columbus and Native American Day
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      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We'll celebrate Columbus Day by learning about Columbus, as well as celebrate the Native Americans that were already living in America.
      • Navajo Sandpaintings
      • Event: Navajo Sandpaintings
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      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We will explore Art History and Native American culture by learning about Navajo Sandpaintings and creating our own.
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      • Color Farm, by Lois Ehlert
      • Event: Color Farm, by Lois Ehlert
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We will read "Color Farm" by Lois Ehlert and name all the colors in Spanish as we learn about different types of farms.
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      • Squirrels and Acorns
      • Event: Squirrels and Acorns
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Why do squirrels gather acorns in the fall? What are acorns and where do they come from? We will learn the answers to these questions and more as we learn about animal behavior in the fall.
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      • Growing Vegetable Soup, by Lois Ehlert
      • Event: Growing Vegetable Soup, by Lois Ehlert
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We will continue to learn about fall on the farm by learning about the vegetables that grow there. Then we will explore these vegetables by creating art with them, tasting them, and decorating vegetable versions of Mr. Potato-head.
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      • Silly Scarecrows
      • Event: Silly Scarecrows
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Scarecrows are very important on farms, so we will work together to make a class scarecrow for our garden.
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      • Spooky Spiders and Silken Stringy Webs
      • Event: Spooky Spiders and Silken Stringy Webs
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Crawl along with us to learn about amazing arachnids, study their anatomy, create spider web art, and learn why spiders spin webs. We will also learn about teamwork and cooperation while making a class spider web together.
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      • Cool Cobras and Scary Scarab Beetles
      • Event: Cool Cobras and Scary Scarab Beetles
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      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Slithering snakes and scarab beetles are just some of the incredible animals we will learn about through science, art, and dramatic play.
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      • Head Turning Owls and Batty Bats
      • Event: Head Turning Owls and Batty Bats
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      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Whoooo's that flying in the night? We'll be flying high as we study these amazing nocturnal animals to learn where they live and what they eat. We will also learn about bats' echolocation through a fun experiment.
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      • Magic Pumpkin Patch/Pumpkin Seed Mosaics
      • Event: Magic Pumpkin Patch/Pumpkin Seed Mosaics
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: After discovering that our magic pumpkin seeds grew overnight, we will discover how they feel, explore inside them, and decorate them. We will also learn about Art History while using pumpkin seeds to create magnificent mosaics.
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      • Scaredy-Cats
      • Event: Scaredy-Cats
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      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We will don our whiskers, ears and tails while learning about, and pretending to be, our feline friends.
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      • Slinky Skeletons and Mysterious Mummies
      • Event: Slinky Skeletons and Mysterious Mummies
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We will learn about the skeletons inside our bodies, examine real x-rays, and pretend to be doctors healing our friends' broken bones. We will also learn that Egyptians created mummies, and we'll create our own using dolls and paper mache.
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      • Ghastly Ghosts and Marvelous Monsters
      • Event: Ghastly Ghosts and Marvelous Monsters
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We'll read "Boo To You" by Lois Ehlert, create footprint ghosts, dance the "Monster Mash", and dress up as marvelous monsters.
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      • Potions and Spells
      • Event: Potions and Spells
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We will brew our own potions in the science table, make up our own spells, and create bubbly potion art.
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      • Monster Mash/Peculiar Picasso Portraits
      • Event: Monster Mash/Peculiar Picasso Portraits
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: We will bring our "Monster Mash" week to a close with some Frankenstein fun. We will also explore Art History while studying Picasso's peculiar perspective as we create our own Picasso inspired portraits.
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      • Haunted House
      • Event: Haunted House
      • Location:
      • Time: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Take a walk through our child-friendly "haunted hallway" to feel slimy eyes, listen to spooky music, and see a bubbling cauldron.
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