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What is a line?

  A line is defined as a line of points that extends infinitely in two directions. It has one dimension, length. What can a line do? “It can build my fire station!’ Hienz “A road” charli “A straight line and another one on top of it.” Megan  Is learning what a line is, and does the beginning of writing? Or is

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Responsibilities, Connecting, Tracks, Sensory Bin

07.18.2019 Dear Stems families- Hello and welcome to this weeks blog! The Stems have been busily engaged in a variety of explorations from writing, to mixing colors, to connecting, to transformation play and storytelling, to building, to collaging, to exploring in the sensory bin, etc. Amidst all of the engagements and explorations, in this blog

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Dinner and Dough

Hello Sprout families! Last week the sprouts were very interested in creating artwork using paint and markers. This week the sprouts were cooking up some three dimensional and more hands on creations. Early in the week, the sprouts asked to make play dough. They helped to gather the materials from the kitchen and began measuring

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What it means to be a Root

From the first day of the new year we have been focused on what it means to be a Root, how we treat each other, and how to respect our environment. We have had many reflections, and even more one on one discussions about how we treat each other. This week as been a success,

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Self-Portraits, Collaging, Webs

7.11.2019 Dear Stems families and friends- Welcome to this weeks adventures! In this weeks blog we will cover: Intro Responsibilities Exploration Self-Portraits Collaging Webs Introduction  First of all, we want to share some exciting news with you-Ms. Cynthia became a mama a couple of weekends ago and delivered a healthy and beautiful baby boy! We

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Do we kill spiders?

Dear Stems families- Hello! Welcome to the weekly blog and welcome, July! First of all, we want to share some exciting news with you-Ms. Cynthia became a mama last weekend and delivered a healthy and beautiful baby boy! We also warmly welcome Ms. Sondra into the Stems class as the 2nd teacher! Please introduce yourselves

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The Story Of A Line

Hello roots Families! We hope you enjoyed your 4th of July, and spend quality time with your kiddos. We have been watching children’s play, and have noticed a great interest in connecting, and lines. This is the beginning of writing! We first noticed with the white PVC pipes. They wanted to connect and attach as

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Crazy for Cars

Hello all!! This week we have started to explore some of the interests the sprouts have been showing. With the big classroom transition and addition of new friends we wanted to set out only a few things and slowly add on, focusing more on the space and the friends. However, some friends had brought in

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Pouring and Pictures!

  Hello! This week another new friend joined our classroom! Welcome Earendel! We are so excited to get to know you! Water is always an interest with our young children. We often see them exploring the schema of scooping and pouring the water. However, we decided to try a different way of exploring this schema.

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