Monthly Archives: February 2020

Sprouts: “It’s so sparkly!”

2/28/2020 Hello Sprouts Families! As always, we had another exciting week filled with exploration! This week, we welcome a new friend, Brynn, into our classroom! We are so excited to have another smiling friend with us to explore and create memories with! This week we will talk about: Creating Animals Our Field Trip Creating Animals

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Roots: Spring in our step

February 28, 2020 Welcome back Roots families! The class has been continuing to surprise with the amount of growth they are doing. Every week is an adventure. This week we will be looking at: writing and reading and how that has emerged, outside play, Made Visible and how the emergent project has helped strengthen and

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Stems: Air Must Enter to Leave

02.28.20 Hello dear Stems families and friends- Welcome to another week of adventures in the Stems room. Along with the many adventures, we also warmly welcomed our new friend, Anisha, into the Stems classroom and to our Dot-to-Dot family. In this week’s blog we will covering the following- Sensory Bin Small Groups Constructing   Sensory

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Sprouts: Welcome Ms. Diana!

2/28/2020 Hello Sprouts Families! Welcome Ms. Diana! We are very excited to welcome our new educator, Ms. Diana, to the Sprouts classroom. She is full of positive energy and has already demonstrated her strength of playfulness. We look forward to spending more time playing and learning with her! This week we will share about acts

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Sprouts: Unstuck

2/21/2020 Hello Sprouts Families! Although our week appeared shorter because of the holiday on Monday, our children’s exploration was nothing short of inventive and clever! This week we will talk about: New Perspectives Tangled Up with Yarn Getting Things Unstuck New Perspectives On Tuesday when our children walked in the class, there was a new addition

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Roots: All streams lead to the ocean

February 21, 2020 Welcome back Roots families! We hope you enjoyed the long weekend, we have been hearing stories of the fun had with families at home. In this week’s blog, we will be discussing The wooden structure. How everything from home depot is being used. Clay, it’s back! Clay! Clay was in the Roots

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Sprouts: “Looks like a tornado”

2/21/2020 Hello! This week we will discuss mark making and light, mark making and movement, and transformation play.  Mark Making and Light Last week the Sprouts noticed the sunlight shining onto our plexiglass structure. They wondered about the way it went through the open or erased spaces on the wall and stopped on the painted

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Stems: “What does this say?!”

2.21.2020 Dear Stems families & friends – Hello! We hope you enjoyed the long 3-day weekend with your loved ones!  Welcome to this week’s journey in the Stems room. This week, there were lots of exciting observations around the sensory bin and the sensory structure! There were new materials inside of the bin that the

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Sprouts: “I spy you!”

February 14, 2020 Dear Sprouts Families, If you walk into our room, you see lots of things going on. A child from another room came in one day and said “your room is so beautiful.” In his eyes it is. There is something about the room that just draws you in. Take a step inside

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Roots: Busy building, planning, and going

February 14, 2020 Welcome back Roots families.  It’s been a busy week putting all our plans into action. We will be looking at: Wooden structure (Made Visible Project) The Museum of Making Music field trip Home depot field trip   Wooden structure (Made Visible Project) The wooden structure in the classroom has helped the Roots

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