Monthly Archives: January 2020

Sprouts: “Shake this off!”

January 30, 2020 Dear Sprouts Families, As this month comes to an end, we can reflect upon the things that have been going on in our classroom. So many of the children have been discovering new things that appeal to them. Our classroom’s Made Visible Project brings a lot of excitement and enthusiasm for the

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Stems: “Where the people can go.”

01.30.2020 Dear Stems families and friends- Hello and welcome to this week’s blog! This week in the Stem’s room, we observed many intriguing explorations and had interesting conversations!   In this week’s blog we will cover the following- Building Fixing Transferring + Sensory Bin Building It was interesting to notice the shift in building from

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Roots: Teamwork makes the dream work

January 30th, 2020 Welcome back Roots families! This week, we will be focusing on: Wooden Structure/Sound Helmets Outdoor Play Sprouts   Wooden Structure/Sound Helmets This week, we are continuing to add and explore with the wooden structure in our classroom. Some of the Roots expressed that they could not reach some of the higher pipes

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Sprouts: Small Group Start-Up

January 30th, 2020 Hello! This week we will discuss mark making, transformation play, sensory explorations, and small groups! Mark Making Last week we added new writing and drawing materials for mark making. This week we wanted to try a few different forms of mark making. Previously we had worked with Ms. Amy and explored using

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Welcome Millie!

Hello Sprout Families!  Welcome to our new friend Millie! We are so happy to have your bright and playful personality added to our bunch. This week we continued exploring transformation play, mark making, and made visible exploration.  Transformation Play This week the Sprouts continued engaging in transformation play rooted in the themes of family and

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Sink or Float?

Hello! January 24, 2020 Dear Sprouts Families, It’s been a very interesting and exciting week in our classroom. All of the children are totally engaged and enjoy the new materials that have been put out. The children are all encouraged to try new and different areas of the room. After assembly each day our daily

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“It did it! It stuck!”

1/17/2020 Hello Sprouts Families! It was an exciting week in our classroom filled with new exploration and a new friend!. We welcomed a new friend, Vivaan into our class and we are very excited to have him here! . This week Ms. Amy installed a new addition to our Made Visible project, we continued our

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Making Marks and Memories!

Hello Sprout Families!  This week we will continue exploring mark making, transformation play, and made visible. Mark Making  As we mentioned last week, there has been a large interest in exploring and creating marks. To encourage this interest we have provided large areas for mark making. We had noticed a variety of marks scattered across

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