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One Year Old Preschool: Red

This entry is part 13 of 19 in the series One Year Old Preschool

We are starting a new unit that will take at least 7 weeks, but I am considering taking a week or so to do some Valentine related things.  This unit is on the colors of the rainbow, culminating in a “review week” where we talk about rainbows.

The purpose of this unit is to teach the colors, encourage recognition and differentiation of color, and to explain the reason we have rainbows.  I am hoping that someday during this unit we will go outside and actually see one; but I am not holding my breath because we live in the desert and a rainbow is a rare thing.  I guess when you live in a desert, God knows you aren’t really concerned about flooding as much.

Our Bible verse for the unit is Genesis 9:13, 15: Continue Reading

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One Year Old Preschool: Orange

This entry is part 14 of 19 in the series One Year Old Preschool

This is week two of a seven week unit on the colors of the rainbow, culminating in a “review week” where we talk about rainbows.

The purpose of this unit is to teach the colors, encourage recognition and differentiation of color, and to explain the reason we have rainbows.

Our Bible verse for the unit is Genesis 9:13, 15: “I set my [rain]bow in the cloud…I will remember.”  We will be doing a lot of Noah’s ark discussion during this unit. We will also be working on a craft project throughout the unit that ties into the Noah’s ark theme.

Here is a glimpse at our week in orange: Continue Reading

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One Year Old Preschool: Yellow

This entry is part 15 of 19 in the series One Year Old Preschool

This is week three of a seven week unit on the colors of the rainbow, culminating in a “review week” where we talk about rainbows.

The purpose of this unit is to teach the colors, encourage recognition and differentiation of color, and to explain the reason we have rainbows.

Our Bible verse for the unit is Genesis 9:13, 15: “I set my [rain]bow in the cloud…I will remember.”  We will be doing a lot of Noah’s ark discussion during this unit. We will also be working on a craft project throughout the unit that ties into the Noah’s ark theme.

Our color focus for the week was yellow. Continue Reading

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One Year Old Preschool: Blue

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series One Year Old Preschool

This is week four of a seven week unit on the colors of the rainbow, culminating in a “review week” where we talk about rainbows.

The purpose of this unit is to teach the colors, encourage recognition and differentiation of color, and to explain the reason we have rainbows.

Our Bible verse for the unit is Genesis 9:13, 15: “I set my [rain]bow in the cloud…I will remember.”  We will be doing a lot of Noah’s ark discussion during this unit. We will also be working on a craft project throughout the unit that ties into the Noah’s ark theme. Continue Reading

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One Year Old Preschool: Green

This entry is part 17 of 19 in the series One Year Old Preschool

This is week five of a seven week unit on the colors of the rainbow, culminating in a “review week” where we talk about rainbows.

The purpose of this unit is to teach the colors, encourage recognition and differentiation of color, and to explain the reason we have rainbows.

Our Bible verse for the unit is Genesis 9:13, 15: “I set my [rain]bow in the cloud…I will remember.”  We will be doing a lot of Noah’s ark discussion during this unit. We will also be working on a craft project throughout the unit that ties into the NAoah’s ark theme.

This week our focus color is green and it was a minimal week on activities, but G already has a very good grasp on the color.  Continue Reading

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One Year Old Preschool: Purple

This entry is part 18 of 19 in the series One Year Old Preschool

This is week six of a seven week unit on the colors of the rainbow, culminating in a “review week” where we talk about rainbows.

The purpose of this unit is to teach the colors, encourage recognition and differentiation of color, and to explain the reason we have rainbows.

Our Bible verse for the unit is Genesis 9:13, 15: “I set my [rain]bow in the cloud…I will remember.”  We will be doing a lot of Noah’s ark discussion during this unit. We will also be working on a craft project throughout the unit that ties into the Noah’s ark theme.

This week the focus was purple.  We did lots of activities and read books to emphasize the color. Continue Reading