Caring for Babies

C5 Festival of Learning 2018 – Public Demonstration

Children working with their teachers in public with parents and family members as chaperones.

Learning Group/Classroom: Baby Sharks- Mighty Oak Classroom
Program: Preschool– Ages: 2- 3.5 years old
Children: Carolina, Evie, Kaliopi, Kayomi, Maeve, Maya, Leonard, and Levi
Teachers: Erin and Sevda

Title of Demonstration: Caring for Babies
Location: Civic Center Park
Date: May 25, 2018 Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Objective: Taking the children’s interest of caring for babies and making it visible to the public.

What the children might be learning and developing:
The children are deepening their desire to nurture and care for others. They are learning to be more empathetic , and sensitive to the needs of babies. They are also practicing real techniques used to care for infants.

 


Collaborative Story Telling

C5 Festival of Learning 2018 – Public Demonstration

Children working with their teachers in public with parents and family members as chaperones.

Learning Group – Classroom:  “Bat Robins” – Golden Gate

Location: CA Center Great Hall

Date: May 25

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.


Chain Reactions

Learning Group – Classroom:  “Bacon Baseballs” – Redwood;

Location: Civic Center Park;

Date: May 24;

Time: 9:30-10:30am


Working with Clay

Learning Group – Classroom:  “Lemon Squeezies” – Golden Gate;

Location: CA Center Great Hall;

Date: May 23;

Time: 10:30-11:30am


Lizard in the Library

C5 Festival of Learning 2018 – Public Demonstration

Children working with their teachers in public with parents and family members as chaperones.

Learning Group – Classroom: Blue Whales – Cable Car Classroom
Program: Preschool – Ages: 2.5-3.5 years old
Children: Andrew, Bridget, Boden, Cassius, Kiyoung, Olivia, and Silas
Teachers: Barbara and Monica

Title of Demonstration: Lizard in the Library
Location: SF Public Library
Date: May 22, 2018
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Objective: To demonstrate children’s relationship with nature as experienced through caring for their pet lizard

What the children might be learning and developing:
1. Basic biology concepts- The transfer of energy through eating; the need for breathing for life; the need for water; means of locomotion and movement; and the need for heat and shelter.
2. The children learn compassion and responsibility through taking care of their pet lizard.
3. Poppy has become a shared experience for the children and families, helping to forge communal relationships in the classroom.


Yoga

Learning Group – Classroom:  “Rainbow Lollipops” – Redwood;

Location: Civic Center Park;

Date: May 21;

Time: 10:30-11:30am


Musical Instruments

C5 Festival of Learning 2018 – Public Demonstration

Children working with their teachers in public with parents and family members as chaperones.

Learning Group/Classroom:  Hummingbirds- Bay Shore Classroom

Program: Toddlers – Ages: 1- 1.5 years old

Children: Dominic, Eon, Everly, Hugh, Isana, lucy, Matilda, and Wiley

Teachers: Marilyn, Tracy, and Rita

Title of Demonstration: Musical Instruments

Location: Civic Center Park
Date:   May 9, 2018       Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Objective: For children to demonstrate their relationship with musical instruments and how children discover them.

What the children might be learning and developing:

  1. Cognitive understanding of how instruments work
  2. Strengthen large and small motor
  3. Social development as children do this project side by side
  4. Sensory experience

Mural Painting

C5 Festival of Learning 2018 – Public Demonstration

Children working with their teachers in public with parents and family members as chaperones.

Learning Group/Classroom:  Otters- Bay Classroom

Program: Toddlers – Ages: 1.5-2.5 years old

Children:

Teachers: Asako, Megan, and Thomas

Title of Demonstration: Mural Painting

Location: CA Center Great Hall
Date:   May 7, 2018       Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Objective: For children to demonstrate their relationship with paint, tools and colors.

What the children might be learning and developing:

  1. Practice using creative minds
  2. Exploring different tools
  3. Cognitive understanding of what paint does
  4. Strengthen large and small motor
  5. Social development as children do this project side by side
  6. Sensory experience