Happy May! Spring fever has arrived and we are loving it! We hope you all had a great break with your families and we are happy to see everyone’s smiling faces!
May is one of our favorite months because there is so much fun to be had!
May is gardening month here at RCD. We have beautiful gardens that we plant with vegetables, flowers, pumpkins and herbs. We also have a recognized monarch butterfly weigh-station garden full of milkweed! Students and teachers are responsible for planting and tending to these gardens.
*This great article, explains 10 amazing benefits of gardening with children.
Engages all of the Senses
Encourges Healthy Eating
Enhances Fine Motor Development
Introduces Kids to Scientific Concepts
Fosters Family Bonding (or classmate bonding!)
Highlights the Importance of Taking Care of the Environment
Develops Math Skills
Enhances the Ability to Plan and Organize
May 30th and 31st are Family Garden Days at Rye Country Day, and we welcome parents to come in to garden with your children! See you teachers for more details!
Monday, May 28th: No School in observance of Memorial Day