Monthly Archives: June 2019

Pouring and Pictures!

  Hello! This week another new friend joined our classroom! Welcome Earendel! We are so excited to get to know you! Water is always an interest with our young children. We often see them exploring the schema of scooping and pouring the water. However, we decided to try a different way of exploring this schema.

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Discovering

Hello Stems Families, Welcome to this weeks journey! In this blog we will cover: Discovering Responsibilities Observations during Exploration: storytelling with loose parts, writing new words Reflections Skill Sets Discovering Responsibilities As we start to establish the community of our classroom, we want to ensure that the Stems understand that the Stems classroom is their

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This is the season to be heard!

Every year in the Roots class it becomes very clear that the children are ready, and demanding to be heard. They will make their stories be heard to anyone who listens, and they begin to act out their play in many ways.  They are very verbal, and in need of sharing their ideas. In this

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New Faces and New Spaces

Hello! This week we welcomed three new friends into our classroom! William, Nolen, and Paul joined our class this week and we are so excited to get to know these new friends and to grow alongside them. In addition to our new faces, we moved to our new space! Our seasoned seedlings, and our new

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What a first week!

Welcome to all the new Roots Families! we welcome each and everyone of you on this new adventure! We started this week by exploring the materials in the Roots. Paint is one of many languages that children use to tell us what they need, how they are feeling, and how we can help them grow.

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Lizards, Rollie Pollies, and Dads! Oh My!

Hello Seedling Families! This week we experienced some of that hot California sunshine! And with it, came some California critters. On Monday William noticed a lizard crawling on the stage outside. He quickly called Zander over and soon the rest of the seedlings were right there looking high in the trees and low under the

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Sprouts: Soon to be Roots!

Hello Sprouts Families! With transitions coming up next week, this week was all about introducing the Sprouts to their new Roots classroom! We wanted our Sprouts to familiarize themselves with their surroundings and get to explore what will be their new classroom.  Along with the visit, we wanted to start a dialogue about what it

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Transition Week

06.13.19 Dear Roots family and friends- Hello! It feels so unbelievable to write “Roots family and friends” for the last time as next week, our dear Roots will be Stems! This week to prepare the Dots for their new chapter as Stems, we began transitioning and introducing the Dots to their new environment. On Monday

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