Learning at Home with Durham PreK

Read Aloud

May 28, 2020

Off to Bed, Monster!  A la Cama Monstruito! Ms. Zarett reads a story about a little monster going to bed. This video includes both English and Spanish, so families speaking either language can enjoy!   Read Aloud Do you need resources for helping your own child with bed time? Check out the links below! Kids…

Number Game

May 20, 2020

Join us on Instagram TV for a Number Game from Ms. Abigail Barr! There are a few sample pictures and then a song to sing. Instagram Post   Materials: You can use your fingers as the fish if you’d like, but if you want to turn this activity into a craft, you can use the…

Vegetable Volcano

May 19, 2020

Grab your lab coats and safety goggles, it’s time for a science experiment! This week’s first activity is called “Vegetable Volcano!” Ms. Gina Allen from White Rock Child Development Center will lead you through the instructions and show you the volcanic eruption. IGTV Video Instructions Materials Pepper Craft Stick /Pencil Baking Soda Dish Soap (optional)…

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…

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!…