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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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Progressing in Play

Hello! Help us welcome our new friend Jack to our classroom! This week we will discuss gross motor strengthening, pastels and pens, and water exploration.   Gross Motor Strengthening Outside the friends have been exploring more gross motor movements. They are very interested in swinging on the rope and the swing. Additionally, they ride the

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Stems + Their Imaginations = Big Ideas

09.12.19 Dear Stems families and friends- Hello and welcome to this week’s journey in the Stems room. Thank you for joining us! This week in the Stems room, we continued to observe connecting/attaching/manipulating/storytelling in the tinker area on the tinkering structure. It has been really interesting to observe the dots interact with the tinker materials

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“Building something with the one beside me.”

09.05.19 Hello dear Stems family and friends! Welcome to this week’s journey in the Stems room. We did a lot of great explorations where we tinkered on a new tinkering structure, explored with creating new colors, and began drawing out plans. In this week’s blog we will cover Reflecting Tinkering Color Exploration Building & Drawing

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Containment

Welcome back Roots families! We had a long weekend, and some of our friends had a hard time adjusting. I wanted to talk about separation anxiety.  Separation anxiety is when your dot has a hard time saying good bye to you in the morning. You may see tears, screaming, or yelling “I don’t want to

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Splashing Around

  Hello! This week we will cover:  Water Play and the loft.  Water Play Water is always available to our children outside on the playground. They love to explore scooping and pouring, splashing around, mixing things into the water and so on. This week we had some extra hot days so we provided more water

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Skill Set and exploration

Dear Sprouts Families, I would like to thank all the parents who came to Parent Connections this week. I hope everyone enjoyed their time spent in the Sprouts classroom to be able to experience what a part if their day looks like. Please know that you are always welcomed in our classroom at any time.

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Enveloping

welcome back Roots families. In the last blog I went into depth about the enclosure schema. This week we will look at enveloping. It is the next step in brain development, and in the path to containment.  the main difference between enveloping  and enclosure is adding layers. They have mastered the first schema, and now

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