To introduce the concept of coding, preschoolers met Cubetto, a small wooden robot that is programmed with puzzle pieces. Watch this video to see how the students figured out the basic steps of how to move Cubetto across the rug! read more
For National Poetry Month, kindergarten students in Kenya Barber’s class wrote “I Am” poems, where each kindergartener reflected on what made him or her an individual. read more
Before preschool cleanup, we assign jobs. Each person, including adults, has a job to do. The jobs must be specific, especially for young children. read more
Each spring, grandparents and special friends are invited to join their preschoolers and prekindergarteners for a morning visit in the classroom. The students excitedly give their grandparents a tour of their school, introduce them to what they have learned throughout the year, and engage their grandparents and special friends in their classroom activities. read more
Kindergarten Cheers On "Adopted" Varsity Lacrosse Team Many Lower School classes (Preschool - Grade 4) at Moorestown Friends have "adopted" a varsity sports team this school year. For the spring season, Kenya Barber's Kindergarten class has adopted the Girls' Lacrosse...
As the children decided to run through the trees, I was challenged to wait. Malaguzzi reminds us of the permission that we have for intentional waiting in preschool, to be with the trees, and to appreciate the moment. read more
View a photo gallery of the Prekindergarten classes celebrating Earth Day with their families. The students learned about proper recycling, created sustainable bird feeders, and painted recyclable tote bags. read more
The other day I worked alongside a substitute teacher in our Moorestown preschool. It had been a number of months since she had worked with me and my class of preschool students, and midway through the morning she commented: “I can’t believe how much [the children]...