The Moorestown Friends School Early Childhood Program

Flat Prekindergartener Adventures Around Moorestown Friends School

Flat Prekindergartener Adventures Around Moorestown Friends School

After a field trip to the Philadelphia Walnut Street Theatre in to watch The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr., which told the story of a young boy who was “flattened” by a bulletin board, Lisa Martin’s prekindergarten class was inspired to create their own...
Photo Gallery – Kindergarten Butterfly Study

Photo Gallery – Kindergarten Butterfly Study

Investigating Biological Life Cycles in Kindergarten Butterfly Study In Kindergarten, students in Ms. Barber’s and Ms. Bowditch’s classes investigate different types of insects and their characteristics. As part of the Kindergarten Butterfly Study, they...
Photo Gallery – 100th Day of School in Kindergarten

Photo Gallery – 100th Day of School in Kindergarten

How Moorestown Friends Celebrates the 100th Day of School in Kindergarten February 23 was a special day as it marked the 100th Day of School in Kindergarten. The two kindergarten classes enjoyed many fun and unique activities that included math skills, reading,...
Prekindergarten Letter Writing Project

Prekindergarten Letter Writing Project

The Inspiration Behind the Prekindergarten Letter Writing Project Lisa Martin’s prekindergarten class read a story called Dear Annie by Judith Caseley, which was about a little girl writing to her grandpa as a pen pal. The children enjoyed the story so much that...
Celebrating Earth Day in Prekindergarten

Celebrating Earth Day in Prekindergarten

The Moorestown Friends Earth Day in Prekindergarten To mark the special occasion on April 22, the two prekindergarten classes came together for stories and activities that taught the students about why Earth Day in Prekindergarten is a cause for celebration. The...
Fifth Grade Helps Kindergarteners Plant in Community Garden

Fifth Grade Helps Kindergarteners Plant in Community Garden

Fifth Grade and Kindergarten Working Together at the Community Garden Kindergarten students in Kenya Barber’s class have been reading a book called Growing Vegetable Soup and are learning about the science behind growing vegetables in a garden. Middle/Upper...
Preschoolers Learning about Marine Life from First Grade

Preschoolers Learning about Marine Life from First Grade

Project-Based Learning in Preschool Preschoolers in Stephanie Morris‘s class have been studying a unit about boating and fishing since the fall. They have built a boat in their classroom, observed Head of School Larry Van Meter’s canoe at the Head’s...
Prekindergarten Class Produces Week-Long Theatrical Performance

Prekindergarten Class Produces Week-Long Theatrical Performance

Project-Based Learning in Prekindergarten Paige Bloom’s prekindergarten class produced their own original show called The Stolen Crown and held 13 performances. Each prekindergarten student had a role in the production, including: actor, stage manager, director,...
Egg to Chick Hatching Study in Prekindergarten

Egg to Chick Hatching Study in Prekindergarten

An Annual Moorestown Prekindergarten Science Investigation Each year, prekindergarten classes engage in a scientific egg to chick hatching study. The students learn about the 21-day life cycle of a chick, explore the biology of other animals that lay eggs, record...
Spiders: Prekindergarten Passion Project

Spiders: Prekindergarten Passion Project

Prekindergarten Spider Curiosity Leads to Class Study One day on the playground, Paige Bloom’s prekindergarten class discovered a Daddy Longlegs spider and was captivated by the arachnid. The class was equally fixated and excited when another spider was discovered in...
Project-Based Learning through Birthday Parties in Preschool

Project-Based Learning through Birthday Parties in Preschool

Creating a Preschool Birthday Study Curriculum to Engage Students Preschool students in Stephanie Morris’s class have been enjoying a unit based on the theme of birthday celebrations. Three- and four-year-old students are writing invitations, wrapping presents,...