Monthly Archives: March 2019

Seedlings

Welcome seedlings Family! The seedlings have shown a great  interest in climbing. The loft was built in the seedlings classroom to encourage their interest in exploring new perspectives and high heights. However, the seedlings have began taking this interest to a middle ground.  It began by Aseem’s love for trying to climb onto the tables

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Sprouts: Ramp Paths

March 29th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! We continued to further explore ramps this week by creating ramp structures in our building area. We wanted to shift the focus to lengthening the amount of movement of the objects by using height and different levels.  We used our pretend “house” as the starting height and added a

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Building a Park

03.28.2019 Hello dear Roots family and friends- We hope your week was as eventful as ours! This week in the Roots room, we observed an interest that the Dots have begun to revisit- connecting! It was intriguing to see how the Dots used yarn and string to connect items inside the classroom as well as

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Stems: Bodies and Bubbles

March 28th, 2019 Hello Stem Families, A quick announcement… If your child brings in toys from home, we ask that they bring in just one toy a day.  It is wonderful to see them share their personal interests and special treasures with friends.  At times they also incorporate these items into their play during exploration,

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Seedlings: Welcome Zander

Welcome Seedlings Family! This week we welcomed another new friend to the seedlings, Zander! This week we have continued our discussions about caring for our writing/drawing materials.  We practiced sorting and organizing the crayons and color pencils by color and material.  We then discussed why it is important to put our materials away when finished

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Children Are Competent

03.21.2019 Hello dear Roots families- We hope your week has gone well! This week in the Roots room, the Dots have continued to explore and create with clay. Their skill set has began to advance and they have started to gain more confidence in their creations. We have noticed that the Dots have begun to

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Seedlings

Welcome Seedlings Family. We continued exploring our interest of drawing this week by setting up inviting drawing activities. We added new markers to the classroom and arranged the crayons and colored pencils in a more accessible way for the seedlings. During our assembly time this week we discussed how to properly care for the drawing

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Sprouts: New Class Layout and Ramps

March 15th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! We began the week with a new classroom layout!  Seeing how our Sprouts gravitate towards and create their own enclosed spaces, we created two sections that provide that enclosure aspect that they seek.  One being a new peace/soft corner that they can go to when they are tired or

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