Bonhomme d’avril

Every month, Early Childhood students practice drawing the human body. The « bonhomme » drawings are kept in a notebook to see the child’s progress throughout the year. First, they draw a …

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

While we all watched the shocking fire at the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris Monday, television stations around the US sought out French schools to attempt to provide context for this …

A Tick Talk

Huge Thanks to Adina Zelener, Founder of LymeTV.org for the wonderful classroom presentations for our students. These age-appropriate presentations had the children very engaged and taught them how to stay safe when …

April showers…

…bring May flowers! April weather won’t stop us from having fun at recess!

From Seed to Table…

The snow this week certainly didn’t stop our Early Childhood students from thinking about spring! This week students showed off their ‘green thumbs’ and got their hands dirty. Radishes, beans, …

La Peinture Aborigène

We couldn’t resist sharing some of the beautiful Aboriginal inspired projects on display at EFDM. These projects were all created using mixed media and various brushes and materials.  

Optical Illusions

Things have been spinning in the GS/CP classroom, but thankfully not out of control!  Students have been deeply engaged in a unit on the five senses. Recently they have focused …

To bead or not to bead…

We choose beading!  Our Early Childhood students love Perler beads, which develop fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, as well as help foster creativity.

Sensory Circuit

Our Kindergarten and Grade 1 students had a blast creating a ‘Sensory Circuit’ for our Early Childhood students.  The older students carefully lead the younger students through the circuit where …