Monthly Archives: September 2019

Learning Journey

9-28-2019     Hello Sprouts families! We had a great week together and due to the prepping for the Reggio Round Table and preparing for my daughter’s wedding I will be posting this week’s blog next Friday. I am away for the beginning of next week and will be back October 3rd. The children will

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Watching the ball drop!

Welcome back Roots families! It has been a week of intense study. The Dots have been playing with trajectories. Trajectory allow them to look closely at how things move, volume, space, and experiment with distance.  It has been a big part of  their play in the Roots class from the beginning of the year but,

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Mixing It Up

Hello This week we will cover  Mixing and transferring, and Tools vs. Toys This week we continued the exploration of mixing. Last week when making play dough we found that the sprouts were very interested in mixing materials together. This week in order to continue this exploration we set up a variety of spices (clove,

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Puzzles, writing, and collecting

September 19. 2019 Dear Sprout Families, The children were busy this week, as they continue to explore and find things that interest them. Each child travels their own journey in the Sprouts classroom but, they all find things to explore with a friend by their side. This week we will talk about some interests that

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Making marks and mixing

9/20/2019 Hello Sprouts Families! This week Ms. Adriana was in the classroom with the Sprouts. Observations:  While observing, we noticed the children interested in mark marking and mixing. To help further understand and support the children through their interests, different provocations/invitations were set out for the children. A variety of paper and writing materials were

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New perspectives

Welcome back Roots families! Your Dots have been working hard discovering transformation. They saw the light table in a new way, and in a new position.  In the beginning of the year we thought the light table needed to be in a dark corner, but after months of it sitting in the corner, not being

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“It’s because you have bigger shoes”

09.19.19 Dear Stems families and friends- Hello and welcome to this week’s journey! Thank you for joining us. We had a busy week full of conversation, exploration, and wonder. In this week’s blog we will cover the following- Tinkering Structure Instruction Manuals Building Color Exploration   Tinkering Structure As mentioned in the previous blog, the

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Childhood outside!

Welcome back Roots families! It has been a great week that has given us a chance to explore, and embrace the outdoors. We went on many nature walks. Nature walks give us a chance to look closely at what lives and grows in our back yard. We then sit in a group and document what

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