The Moorestown Friends School Early Childhood Program

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,...