Hummingbirds Getting Smarter by the Day

This week we have a new staff person working with the Hummingbirds, Ms. Amy Parsons.  Amy started out subbing in this classroom in the absence of Miss Kris and she’s now an integral part of the class—working 4 mornings a week and doing all sorts of art and discovering...

Surprise Science Find!

Today the Owls and the Hummingbirds went together to check out a couple of gardens in Tucker for science. The goal was to see what the “changing of the season” looks like in a garden. The first one was covered with butterfly bushes and butterflies along...

Classroom Happenings

September 9, 2016 Dear Hummingbird Parents, We had another great week in the Hummingbird Classroom!  We have been working a lot on character and habits and we play a lot of games that help us with our language arts and math. Highlights: Hummingbird Star – our...

Listening Activity

DIY Phone Materials: Used fruit cups (cleaned) String or yarn Directions: Poke a hole in the bottom of two fruit cups.  Thread the string through the bottom of each cup and tie a knot. Activity: One child whispers into a cup and the other child (adult) listens in the...

Classroom Happenings

Dear Hummingbird Parents, We have had such a wonderful first week of school.  I have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know your children.  Each one is unique and special and I am so glad you are sharing them with me this year. I spent a lot of time evaluating, observing...

Science in Action

The Hummingbirds’ first science class had a lot of action. We went out and collected leaves to examine and compare. We read some simple steps to science exploration and then we taped down our leaves to look at with a magnifying glass. Every one loved playing...