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May – Port Coquitlam – 3-5 yr old


Welcome to Arvin and Tio and their families! We’d also like to welcome Lisa, who’s eager to share her knowledge and experience from working in a kindergarten in Korea.

Calendar of Events

10th– Mother’s Day

13th– Music class

18th– Victoria Day; centre will be closed

25th – Scholastics orders due

27th– Music class

Previous Month’s Activities

The children learned about music and movement:

  • Art: bottle cap castanets, ribbon sticks, guitar collage, etc.
  • Music and Movement: egg shakers, ribbon dance, chicken dance, dance off, musical chairs, learning lullabies, etc.
  • Gross motor: moving like animals, piano hop scotch, gummy bear dance, etc.
  • Science: body sounds music, animal sounds, water shaker sounds, loud sounds vs. quiet, water splash level test, count the beat with your eyes closed, etc.
  • Math: counting guitar strings, etc.
  • Literacy: music instruments vocabulary, The First Letter of my Instrument game, My First Classical Music book, etc.
  • Social: I’m the conductor; you’re the orchestra, etc.

Current Interest

The children are learning about animals.

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Dictionary

Amnesia: Condition that enables a woman who has gone through labor to make love again.

Full Name: What you call your child when you’re mad at him.

Grandparents: The people who think your children are wonderful even though they’re sure you’re not raising them right.

Independent: How we want our children to be as long as they do everything we say.

Show Off: a child who is more talented than yours.

Sterilize: what you do to your first baby’s pacifier by boiling it and to your last baby’s pacifier by blowing on it.

Weekend: when Dad gets to play golf while Mom catches up on the laundry, cleans the house, runs errands, etc.





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