Monthly Archives: July 2019

Empowerment and encouragement.

As adults we know that it is important to encourage our Dots to help them grow. It is a great feeling to be able to see all that encouragement sow its self in the classroom.  The Roots class lined up, and was ready to go all their own! They did it! This week we have

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What’s New? Glue!

Hello Sprout Families! In order for our young children to be able to independently create, we must first slowly expose them to basic concepts of art. We practiced cutting using a proper hold on the scissors. We practiced squeezing the bottles of paint onto the paint pallet and washing our brushes clean. This week we

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What is a line?

  A line is defined as a line of points that extends infinitely in two directions. It has one dimension, length. What can a line do? “It can build my fire station!’ Hienz “A road” charli “A straight line and another one on top of it.” Megan  Is learning what a line is, and does the beginning of writing? Or is

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Responsibilities, Connecting, Tracks, Sensory Bin

07.18.2019 Dear Stems families- Hello and welcome to this weeks blog! The Stems have been busily engaged in a variety of explorations from writing, to mixing colors, to connecting, to transformation play and storytelling, to building, to collaging, to exploring in the sensory bin, etc. Amidst all of the engagements and explorations, in this blog

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Dinner and Dough

Hello Sprout families! Last week the sprouts were very interested in creating artwork using paint and markers. This week the sprouts were cooking up some three dimensional and more hands on creations. Early in the week, the sprouts asked to make play dough. They helped to gather the materials from the kitchen and began measuring

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What it means to be a Root

From the first day of the new year we have been focused on what it means to be a Root, how we treat each other, and how to respect our environment. We have had many reflections, and even more one on one discussions about how we treat each other. This week as been a success,

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Self-Portraits, Collaging, Webs

7.11.2019 Dear Stems families and friends- Welcome to this weeks adventures! In this weeks blog we will cover: Intro Responsibilities Exploration Self-Portraits Collaging Webs Introduction  First of all, we want to share some exciting news with you-Ms. Cynthia became a mama a couple of weekends ago and delivered a healthy and beautiful baby boy! We

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Do we kill spiders?

Dear Stems families- Hello! Welcome to the weekly blog and welcome, July! First of all, we want to share some exciting news with you-Ms. Cynthia became a mama last weekend and delivered a healthy and beautiful baby boy! We also warmly welcome Ms. Sondra into the Stems class as the 2nd teacher! Please introduce yourselves

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