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< October 2014 >

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      • Life Preservers
      • Event: Life Preservers
      • Location:
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Description: Our one year olds will be exploring with life jackets and floaties today. They will be talking about life guards and different ways that they keep us safe. The one year olds love to try on new things and then look at themselves in the mirror.
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      • Police Officer Visit
      • Event: Police Officer Visit
      • Location: The Goddard School
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Description: A Greenville County police officer will be bringing their squad car for the children to explore. They will also be talking to the children about their jobs, not talking to strangers, and how and when to call 911.
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      • Fire Truck Visit
      • Event: Fire Truck Visit
      • Location:
      • Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Description: Our local fire fighters will visit our school. Students of all ages will get to visit and board the big, red, fire engine. The fire fighters will visit the classrooms and even put on a puppet show about fire safety.
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      • Piggy Bank
      • Event: Piggy Bank
      • Location: Pre-Toddler
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Description: Our young Toddlers practiced their fine motor skills and learned about saving money as they explored with a toy piggy bank and coins today. What a great way for them to build a foundation for learning money and also learn about bankers.
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      • Dental Hygienist Visit
      • Event: Dental Hygienist Visit
      • Location:
      • Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Description: Local dental hygienists will be coming to visit our school and talk to the children about the importance of teeth brushing and flossing. Afterwards the children will use baking soda, peppermint extract, and water to make their very own toothpaste.
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      • Food Collage
      • Event: Food Collage
      • Location: Get Set!
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Description: The two year olds will explore with magazine cutouts of food, glue, and paper plates to enhance their fine motor skills. They will also use this to learn about new foods from different cultures, some of which will be included in their snack.
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      • Circle Time
      • Event: Circle Time
      • Location: Jr. Kindergarten
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
      • Description: The helper of the day will be leading the class through the calendar on the Promethean Board. Not only does this allow them to keep up with the latest technology and how to use it, but it also teaches them early time and date concepts.
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      • Air Patrol
      • Event: Air Patrol
      • Location: Preschool
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
      • Description: We will read Air Patrol by Tonka Books to help us learn about pilots and air traffic controllers. We will also learn the yoga pose "Mountain Top" and imagine how it would feel to fly like a plane over the mountains.
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      • Dramatic Play
      • Event: Dramatic Play
      • Location: Preschool
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
      • Description: To enhance our imaginary play and learn about the different kinds of doctors who help us, we explored with fake glasses and laminated eye charts in the dramatic play center. This was a great way to enhance our pretend play!
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      • You've Got Mail!
      • Event: You've Got Mail!
      • Location:
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
      • Description: While learning about mail carriers and how the mail is delivered, our four year olds will make postcards to mail to their parents. Each child will enhance their fine motor skills by writing their own address and also adding their own stamp.
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      • Local Veterinarian Visit
      • Event: Local Veterinarian Visit
      • Location: The Goddard School
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Description: Holly Tree Veterinarian, Steve Shrum will be here visiting our school with his very own pets. He will be talking to children of all ages about how they take care of a wide range of different animals and how we can care for our pets at home too.
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      • Skeleton Match
      • Event: Skeleton Match
      • Location: Pre-Kindergarten
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
      • Description: Our three year olds will work on naming their body parts while talking about doctors today. They will use x-rays of various body parts for matching, they will also try to name the body part on each card they turn over.
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      • Creative Painting
      • Event: Creative Painting
      • Location: Toddler Classroom
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Description: Our Toddlers will be using paint as a way to freely express themselves while discovering and exploring new materials today. While continuing our nurse and doctor theme the children will be given q-tips and tongue depressors to paint with.
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      • Grocery Store
      • Event: Grocery Store
      • Location: Jr. Kindergarten
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Description: The four year olds will add pretend cash drawers and real money to the dramatic play center for exploring today. This will not only enhance their imaginations and the community helper theme but it will also help them begin to learn about money!
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      • The Wheels on the Bus
      • Event: The Wheels on the Bus
      • Location: Get Set
      • Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
      • Description: Our two year old will be learning about bus drivers and what they do today. They will get to walk out to and sit on the Goddard school buses and even sing "The Wheels on the Bus" as a class to practice coordinating their movements with words.
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      • Sensory Exploration
      • Event: Sensory Exploration
      • Location: First Steps
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
      • Description: The children were able to explore with sand and trucks in the sensory table to enhance their fine motor skills today. What a great, hands on way for them to learn about construction. They also practiced using the sign for "More."
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      • Up, Up, and Away
      • Event: Up, Up, and Away
      • Location: Infant
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
      • Description: The babies love to be up in the air, so today while talking about airplanes, the teachers helped the babies fly from place to place. They flew to the carpet where they worked on motor skills and then they flew to the table for sensory exploration.
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      • Pumpkin Patch
      • Event: Pumpkin Patch
      • Location: Kindergarten
      • Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
      • Description: Our five year olds are going on a field trip to Stewart Farms today. They will get to see how fruits and vegetables are grown and harvested, they will also get to pick apples and go on a hayride.
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      • Pajama Day!
      • Event: Pajama Day!
      • Location: All Classrooms
      • Time: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Today, everyone will come to school in there pajamas, what a fun way to start out the week! The babies will be singing "Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star" to help them get sleepy at nap time too.
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      • Cowboy/Western Day
      • Event: Cowboy/Western Day
      • Location: All Classes
      • Time: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Today every will be dressed up in their best western attire! We will also be listening to country music and learning some line dancing steps to enhance our rhythm and tempo.
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      • Favorite Color Day!
      • Event: Favorite Color Day!
      • Location: Pre-Kindergarten
      • Time: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Everyone will come dressed in their favorite color today, but our four year olds will be using this opportunity to learn about color mixing. They will do lots of hands on activities to see how the colors change as they are mixed together.
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      • Team Spirit Day
      • Event: Team Spirit Day
      • Location: The Goddard School
      • Time: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
      • Description: Today everyone will come to school representing their favorite sports team. If you don't have a favorite team you can wear a Goddard shirt to represent our school!
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      • Costume Parade!
      • Event: Costume Parade!
      • Location: All Classes
      • Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
      • Description: Today everyone will come dressed as their favorite character and we will have a big school parade around the cul-de-sac. What a fun way to see our friends in other classes and get to show off our costumes!
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