Carmel Mountain Preschool Blog

CMP Activities

Imaginary Playgrounds

What’s your favorite part of the playground?

Can you draw it for me?

Now let’s build our own !

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Wizard Wands

It’s incredible to watch each age group develop their drawing skills. From scribbles to recognizable figures each stage is necessary as they gain control of their cognitive and motor skills.

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What inspires you?

What Inspires You?
We started with a simple concept- a flower! Each child was instructed to inspect, touch, and smell their flower.

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June 2019 – You Rock!

Miss Calee donated a rock tumbler to Tinker Hollow. It was interesting to watch the children gravitated to this super cool tumbling machine.

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Bubble Hammer and Nails

Learning how to use tools builds confidence, creativity and lifelong skills that in turn, your children will teach their children.

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Bird Nest Project

We learned about different birds and what their names are by reading “Feathers for lunch” by Lois Ehlert.We talked about what a bird may use to build a nest and where some birds choose to build their homes.

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Face Painting Fun

Painting on yourself is often discouraged and that is why it was great fun to dedicate a special day for them to be the canvas.

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The Glow Room

WIth the Glow Room I incorporated a black light to show the children how their creations could be brought to life through luminescence.

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The Zone of Proximal Development

Teaching children to have a meta awareness of their emotions is a very helpful tool in Conscious Discipline. Knowing how I feel about how I feel, labeling our feelings, describing what those feeling look like and saying “it out loud” are types of metacognitive strategies.

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Bubble Wrap and Loose Parts Play

“I had an idea” to put all that Tinker Hollow bubble wrap that we have been collecting since the fall to use and have some fun. Miss Marcy helped Miss Carole create bubble shoes for the children. They loved walking and popping and jumping and popping.

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