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Concluding our Clothing Study

March 10, 2021 | Felicity Greene

You may remember that as we transitioned into winter weather, the Sky Class began a study of clothes.

The children spent time noticing the clothes that they wore each day as well as discussing how the weather impacts clothing choices, the ways that people care for their clothes, and what happens to clothes when a person has outgrown them.

All of this discussion and observation about the clothing items worn by the children caused them to notice something else — the clothing on their bears had suffered some wear and tear of it’s own!

After many attempts to repair holes and tears in the bears’ clothing, the children decided that the bears deserved an upgrade. After all, the clothing worn in the late summer isn’t suitable for these cold winter days! So, after much work and attention to detail, the Sky Class children carefully crafted new clothes that fit the preferences and personalities of their individual bears.

And now without any further ado, please welcome back to the blog, the Sky Class bears!

Felicity Greene

Teacher, Sky Class

Felicity Greene joined staff in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a minor in Children’s Literature and Childhood Studies. During her student teaching placement, Ms. Greene immediately felt at home in the classroom and is delighted to now be working at Mustard Seed among such a supportive and stimulating staff.

Excited to work at a school where she is free to incorporate her faith, Ms. Greene facilitates expression and exploration of faith with her students in the Sky class. She’s passionate about the role of literature in a child’s development and interested in development in general. She’s grateful to work at a school that pays such close attention to developmental markers in children, as she views developmental awareness to be a vital tool in teaching and caring for each child.

Ms. Greene is also delighted to be back in New Jersey where she grew up, able to be close to her childhood church community and family, especially now that she is newly an aunt. Along with her love of teaching, Ms. Green is passionate about baking as well as ice skating, in which she has competed in both individual and team competitions for more than twelve years. In addition to competing, Felicity also enjoyed coaching both children and adults with the Special Olympics Figure Skating Program in West Orange, New Jersey for several years.

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