The Moorestown Friends School Early Childhood Program

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,...