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Puppet Show

May 13, 2020

This episode of Learning at Home with Durham PreK, Ms. Stephenson and her friend Rachel talk about missing their friends and classmates while they’ve been at home. You can watch the video by clicking the button below. IGTV Video

Counting

May 11, 2020

Happy Monday! Join us on Instagram TV for a counting video with Ms. Teresa Davis! IGTV Video Materials Needed: Oatmeal Container (or any empty container you have) You may also want craft supplies to decorate it) Pretend coins (or anything you have to count – real coins, blocks, beans, pencils, beads) 2 Dice Instructions: Roll…

Roll and Move

May 8, 2020

Happy Friday! Today’s activity is called Roll & Move. Mrs. Alex and her family show you how to play in the video below! Roll & Move All you need for this activity is a pair of dice! You can also use one die if you only have one, just roll it twice and add the…

Walking Water Activity

May 6, 2020

Today’s activity is the walking water experiment! This spring, CCSA had a senior intern, Ms. Zarett Ramirez, from the Human Development and Family Studies program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She filmed this video for your family in Spanish! Click below to watch the IGTV videos. English IGTV Spanish IGTV Materials…

Make Your Own Greenhouse

May 4, 2020

Today’s Learning at Home with Durham PreK activity is learning how to make a greenhouse at home. Ms. Jasmyn Hicks walks you through the steps in the video below! IGTV Video Materials Needed Piece of paper Plastic bag Tape Scissors Markers/Color Pencils/Crayons Paper towel Water Seed or a bean (Lima beans work well!) Steps Cut…

Thank You, Teachers!

May 4, 2020

Dear Durham PreK Teachers and Teacher Assistants, We at Child Care Services Association want to thank each one of you for all the hard work you put into nurturing and educating Durham’s young children! “Teachers are the heart of Durham PreK and make all the difference for the future success of our children! Even during…

Spring Sensory Game

April 29, 2020

Today’s activity is similar to a scavenger hunt! Mrs. Alex Livas-Dlott leads you through the steps of making your own sensory bin at home. Check out the instructional video below: Sensory Game Video Steps to Making a Sensory Bin After you watch the video, you can find the steps written below. Materials: Plastic bin (any…

Directed Drawing

April 27, 2020

Welcome to Week 3 of Learning at Home with Durham PreK! Thanks for tuning in with us, we are so excited to continue learning with you. Today’s activity is a directed drawing from Mrs. Morgan Falcone at Creative Schools at Davis Park. She listed the steps to drawing the famous pigeon from Mo Willems’ books!…

How to Make Lemonade

April 24, 2020

Happy Friday everyone! Join us on IGTV to see Mrs. Pebbles Lucas make lemonade at home! Lemonade Video How to Make Lemonade Ingredients & Materials: Lemons Sugar – any kind Ice Water Pitcher or Cups Spoon to mix Knife (parents or adults only!)   Steps: Wash your hands. Take your lemon and roll it on…

Hand Games

April 22, 2020

Happy Wednesday! Thanks for joining us today for #LearningatHomewithDurhamPreK! Today’s lesson includes a few hand games and rhymes you can play at home. Thank you Ms. Jennifer! IGTV Video