It is officially the Week of the Young Child, and Harker Preschool celebrated Tasty Tuesday by teaching about eating healthy and promoting physical fitness. On Tuesday afternoon, the students enjoyed activities and games, including Tug of War, bubble play, big blue blocks, parachute play and many races. Wednesday, students had the best of times with the simplest of toys: cardboard tubes and boxes! It’s great to be a young child at Harker Preschool!
Preschool students continue to revel in Week of the Young Child! On Thursday, the young ones had and art extravaganza that included sidewalk chalk drawing, finger painting, painting with brushes and spray bottles, and more.
The next day, Friday, grade 8 students from Harker’s Middle School Ecology Club came by for an Eco Buddies day. Among other activities, the students sang together, designed wind-powered helicopters, planted and germinated seeds, butyl bird feeders and learned about composting. The weather was beautiful and everyone had a great time!
Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children to celebrate early learning, young children, teachers and families.