Younger Kids News
Monday, November 12, 2018
Thank you to all of you that came to Chuck E. Cheese’s last week. What a fun way to raise money for Rivendell! We hope that parents enjoyed it as much as the kids!
This is our last full week of school before Thanksgiving Break. On Tuesday, the children will get to visit the Mercado, a Spanish market set up in the commons, complete with merchants ‘selling’ (Older Kids have been busy making things for the Mercado for weeks) and Middle and Younger Kids able to ‘purchase’ items with ‘pesos’. The Mercado is a lively event, with peddling and bartering just like a real Mercado. It is a fun experience for all!
We are continuing with Simple Machines this week, taking a look at wedges and screws. The students will get to experience the power of a wedge with hands-on movement through rice and will be able to experience turning screws into pieces of wood. They will learn about current real-life applications of these simple machines.
Thank you for bringing in paper tubes and bottle tops. We still need more bottle tops! You may leave them in the collection area on the table between Rachael’s and Annie’s rooms.
Remember, we do not have school next Wednesday, Thursday or Friday for Thanksgiving Break. Please let us know if you plan to take your child out for a trip before then.
Have a great week and stay warm!
Annie, Rachael and Seth