Monthly Archives: November 2019

Rain rain go away!

Hello! This week will discuss: the rainy weather, holes, mark making, and new materials The rain this week gave us an opportunity to better understand the sprouts knowledge of “what is rain?”  Before beginning play on Wednesday, we sat and observed and discussed.  “What do you see?” “How does it feel?” were a few of

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“We need to get it out, it’s the battery!”

11.22.19 Dear Stems family and friends- Hello! Welcome to this week’s journey in the Stems room. It was an eventful week with explorations, enrichment, and rainy weather! We have observed continued interest in literacy as well as transferring medium and creating/sequencing recipes both inside and outside of the classroom. Also, since a  couple of Stems

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Tinker! Tinker!

Welcome back Roots families! This week we had an unexpected visitor at Dot To Dot. Ms. Karen brought her dog in for a visit. It was amazing and wonderful to see all the different reactions from the Roots. Because the dog was a puppy and we were in the middle of exploration, we took one

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“Come in here”

November 21, 2019 Dear Sprouts Families This week in our class we have seen a great variety of action, many types of play and constant exploration. They are on their journey of discovery as they continually test and explore new and different things. This week we will talk about: How Do Things Move? Our Collection

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Welcome Rowan!

Hello! This week we will introduce our new friend, Rowan, explore building  and  discuss arrangement transformation!  Welcome Rowan!!  Whenever a new friend joins Dot to Dot, the transitions and new environment can be overwhelming.  As always the sprouts have been helping our newest addition learn all about the class and our routines.  Whenever a new

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“Can you teach me?”

11.15.19 Hello dear Stems families and friends! Welcome to this week’s adventures in the Stems room! Although the week was short, it was filled with active explorations, discoveries, and interesting conversation. Amidst these observations, we heard some of the Stems ask their friends who had different skill-sets to teach them how to do something they

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“Were hiding”

November 14,2019 Dear Sprouts Families, It was a short but exciting week as the children continued their journey exploring. This week we will talk about: Movement of Materials Buckets and Empty Cardboard Boxes Being Responsible Movement of Materials Many of the children are still going up to the loft area to look down. “Hi! “

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In Motion

Dear Sprouts Families, This week we will talk about: Materials in Motion Boxes Ms. Amy’s Exploration This week the children continued to explore the classroom, and we saw some new and interesting things develop. We placed red cellophane material in the cutting bin thinking it would draw the children’s attention. The children were drawn to

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Building outside the box

Hello!! This week the sprouts have been exploring building and boxes! Building This week the sprouts have continued with their building.  The structures are growing and becoming more elaborate each day.  In an attempt to spark interest in creating more complex structures, we set up a replica of our playground. We wanted to see how

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