The Moorestown Friends School Early Childhood Program

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.

Video – Cubetto in Preschool Coding Class

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!

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Preschool Cleanup Strategies

Before preschool cleanup, we assign jobs. Each person, including adults, has a job to do. The jobs must be specific, especially for young children.

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Photo Gallery – Preschool/Prekindergarten Grandparents Day

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.

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Intentional Waiting in Preschool

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.

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Photo Gallery – Prekindergarten Earth Day

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.

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Pausing to See the Big Picture

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]...

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