Play Based Learning

Day to day activity

By Stephanie D’Amour

Happy New Year from EAVP! As we embrace the winter months ahead, we wanted to take this opportunity to let you in on our day to day. As teachers, we often get the question, “what do you do all day?” My favorite answer is always PLAY! We believe that play is the best way to […]

East Andover Village Preschool Busy Transitioning Old and New Staff

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East Andover Village Preschool Busy Transitioning Old and New Staff

We have been very busy at preschool with a bit of a transition year. We welcomed back Ms. Stephanie and Ms. Steph (yes, we have 2!) to another school year and welcomed Ms. Julia and Mr. Tom as part-time staff members. Julia is a Salisbury native and actually worked at EAVP in 2019/2020. Tom is […]

June Sees Graduation of Ten Preschoolers from EAVP

7 headed to AE/MS; 3 to Salisbury Elementary

By Stephanie D'Amour
June Sees Graduation of Ten Preschoolers from EAVP

May has been a busy month and preschoolers are excited for the planting season. We have started our seeds inside, watching the little sprouts break through the soil. We have a variety of vegetables, herbs, and flowers that we will soon transfer to our garden. This month we also celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week. Our wonderful […]

Spring Presents Opportunities for Children to Learn Outside

April celebrated Earth Day and kindness

By Stephanie D'Amour

Happy Spring from EAVP! It seemed like a long winter, so we were ready to spend more time outside! This past month we celebrated Easter, Earth Day, and all things spring! We dedicated a whole week to our planet by making paper mache earth’s, cleaning up the rail trail and taking a field trip to […]

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Proves to be a Big Hit

Open House on March 11, 9 to 11 AM

By Stephanie D'Amour
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Proves to be a Big Hit

February was a fantastic month as we brought back our spaghetti dinner fundraiser after a two-year hiatus. We want to send a big thank you to our sponsors, board members, and all volunteers who helped make this event successful. Janet Bye and Tina Barton are two powerhouses who deserve an extra thank you. We really […]

EAVP Receives Learning Activity Kit for Play-Based Curriculum

Spaghetti dinner returns on February 11

By Stephanie D'Amour
EAVP Receives Learning Activity Kit for Play-Based Curriculum

Happy New Year from East Andover Village Preschool! This year we were very lucky to be part of a grant-funded project to advance play-based learning with Children’s Museum of New Hampshire. We received a learning activity kit with high quality manipulatives and materials to enhance our already emerging play-based curriculum. Since receiving the kit, we […]

EAVP Teaches Preschoolers About the Importance of Voting

Students voted for favorite animal

By Stephanie D'Amour
EAVP Teaches Preschoolers About the Importance of Voting

It has been a busy couple of months up on the hill at preschool! We are back up to pre-COVID enrollment with 21 children. Teachers are on their toes keeping up with the busy and unique personalities we have in our group, but we wouldn’t have it any other way! Our interest lately includes sensory […]

Nature Presents Opportunities for Preschoolers to Enjoy Nature

Watch for holiday fundraiser announcement

By Stephanie D'Amour
Nature Presents Opportunities for Preschoolers to Enjoy Nature

We love autumn at EAVP! Nature gives us beautiful opportunities for learning this time of year. We enjoyed making fall wreaths, collecting the leaves, and reading our favorite season books like Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams. As the season […]

September Sees Start of School Year and Getting Acquainted

Mum fundraiser was very successful. 378 sold!

By Stephanie D'Amour
September Sees Start of School Year and Getting Acquainted

The first month of school has flown by already, and what a busy month it has been. The first few weeks of school are all about getting to know each other and the daily routine. The children have enjoyed coming together at circle time where we might sing a name song, have a question of […]

EAVP Summer Camp Ends and School Year Begins

A big thank you to the Ciccarello family

By Stephanie D'Amour
EAVP Summer Camp Ends and School Year Begins

The 2022/2023 school year is here, and as always summer has flown by! We had a successful summer camp, enjoying all the ways to stay cool in the hot sun. The last week of camp we ventured out to Beech Hill Farm in Hopkinton for a field trip. We were very thankful to spend a […]

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