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Sprouts: New Class Layout and Ramps

March 15th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! We began the week with a new classroom layout!  Seeing how our Sprouts gravitate towards and create their own enclosed spaces, we created two sections that provide that enclosure aspect that they seek.  One being a new peace/soft corner that they can go to when they are tired or

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Sprouts: The Building and Enclosures Continue!

March 1st, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! As we continue to explore building with our Sprouts, this week we introduced a variation of  straws into the classroom. This material was presented into the building area, but soon became transported into other areas of the classroom.  This is where we began to observe our Sprouts vast creativity!

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Sprouts: Exploring Magnets

February 22, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! What is it about the magnet tiles that is so enticing?  Is it the instant connection?  Its ability to suddenly collapse?  Has it been that it allows for upside down building on our magnet board?  That it can attach to our house’s metal bars and board without falling?   As

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Sprouts: Exploring Magnetic Tiles

February 15th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! Let us take a moment to put on our child’s goggles and see through their eyes. What does our child see? How do they view the world around them? Their surroundings?  With our recent exploration of the enclosing perspective we decided to think about that enclosed space. What is

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Sprouts: Enclosing Perspective

February 8th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! This week there was a re-emerging interest in enclosing.  With a new location of what our Sprouts call “the house,” now currently in our pretend area, the structure once again became a very popular play area.   With a limit of 3 friends within the structure, other friends were eager

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Sprouts: We Love to Build!

January 25th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! The building continues! Every day is a slight change, a brand new idea! How has their play transformed this week? Like we have mentioned, many of their creations were built vertically, their main goal: make as tall as possible! This then turned into creating a scene around the tall

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