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Le blog de l'école française à Raleigh, NC

La semaine du 9 avril à l’école…

2’s This week we worked on vertical lines. We made cages for our animals and towers with blocks .We painted vertical lines up to down with a large gesture. We used two colors in two different times. To practice our gross motor skills, we learnt how to do giant strides between two chairs. Fortunately our...

La semaine du 19 mars à l’école

2’s This week, we improved our fine motor skills and we did pretty well. The horizontal line : the snail’s tracks, it’s not easy to do. We tried to make straight strokes. The points, the seeds : we used a pen to add seeds to the birds in the park. We had to have the...

La semaine du 12 mars à l’école…

2’s – Catherine Budding artists This week we painted a lot. We made a landscape with a tree. We used brushes and tapped with. So we learnt how to tap with brush and the result was great. It was challenging, we had to respect the boundaries to have a perfect tree. We also painted a...

La semaine du 05 Mars à l’école…

2’s This week the weather was our main topic of discussion : how is the sky, do we see the sun, is there wind? So we improve our forecast vocabulary. “Ensoleillé, nuageux, venté …” In mathematics, we continued our learning: learn to count 1 and 2, stick a thumb up where there is only one musical instrument and...

La semaine du 26 février…

2’s We have been practicing drawing vertical lines, connecting each character to his balloon and changing color for each stroke and balloon. To improve our manual skills we tried to catch pearls with pair of pliers or ice/sugar tongs. We worked on the world around us trying to distinguish what makes noise from what does...

La semaine du 19 fevrier à L’école…

2’s This week, we were great painters. We tried again and again, we mixed colors blue and yellow to obtain green, but sometimes it was just blue and yellow. Then we took the black pencil and drew some lines. And with the brush we put some red spots. We played “go fishing” the goal is...

La semaine du 12 février à L’école…

2’s Valentine’s Day was the day for pjs party and  gaufres. We worked on size recognition : color the biggest fish. We had to find which objects were hot which were cold after worked and saw real objects.   3’s What mommy got ? Beautiful hearts pour la Saint-Valentin. The kids had lots of fun hunting...

La semaine du 05 fevrier à l’école…

2’s Our group has grown, we have three new friends : Frieda, John and Tomas. This week, we prepared Valentine’s Day in art and craft. Then we played with the play dough to make balls and stripes. 3’s Songs we are learning Rain outside? No problem. We’ll do the bear walk in the hallway. Happy children!...

La semaine du 29 janvier à l’école…

2’s What a busy week! Monday morning, what a surprise in our class: we have an aquarium with 6 fishes. We feed them every morning. We improved our fine motor skills and wrote the first letter of our first name and we have reconstructed it through visual discrimination. Then we drew our face. But we also...

La semaine du 22 janvier 2018 à l’école…

2’s This week, we continued to work on the same subject : “la galette des rois”. This theme brings us many works opportunities. We made our “bonhomme” of January  with his crown (he is the king). Following alignments in order on starting point, end point and course direction (exploring the world, locating in time and...