Beginnings at MFS Blog
Welcome to the Beginnings at MFS Blog. Stop back each week to see posts on exciting things we did in class, photos, group events, and more in our Preschool, Prekindergarten and Kindergarten.
“What does preschool parental support look like and what can be done at home to support the child?” This is a frequent question for parents at our Moorestown preschool, and, when carefully considered, one which has the potential to support growth and connection in our preschool students. read more
Sending your child to school for the first time is a big deal. Not only is this a new adventure for preschool students, but it also is new territory for parents. Communication between parents and teachers can make this a joyful transition. read more
View a photo gallery of Prekindergarten Center Exploration. As students arrive each morning, they have a number of activities to explore and engage with to calmly transition into school. read more
The concept of “Yet” is the idea that a gap in our knowledge or performance can be understood as something that we have not accomplished “Yet.” I believe that the concept of “Yet” is an important one as we think about the children in our Moorestown preschool. read more
Growing independence is one of the joys of working with young children. It is a pleasure to watch preschool students encounter new frontiers, take new risks, and discover new abilities. This can be hard work. read more
In my Preschool classroom much thought is given to the use of space and materials. I strive to create rich preschool environments in which children can find possibility, and, at the same time, purpose. read more
As parents and educators, we all know that children experience frustration and conflict. Whether it be a disagreement about a toy with a peer, anger about the outcome of a situation, or an attempt at play which went inexplicably wrong, young children find themselves in situations of conflict. read more
This year in Preschool, Prekindergarten, and Kindergarten, teachers have been explicitly teaching and reinforcing numerous core communication skills that support the effective functioning of teams. read more
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