Blog

Welcome Rowan!

Hello! This week we will introduce our new friend, Rowan, explore building  and  discuss arrangement transformation!  Welcome Rowan!!  Whenever a new friend joins Dot to Dot, the transitions and new environment can be overwhelming.  As always the sprouts have been helping our newest addition learn all about the class and our routines.  Whenever a new

Read More

“Can you teach me?”

11.15.19 Hello dear Stems families and friends! Welcome to this week’s adventures in the Stems room! Although the week was short, it was filled with active explorations, discoveries, and interesting conversation. Amidst these observations, we heard some of the Stems ask their friends who had different skill-sets to teach them how to do something they

Read More

“Were hiding”

November 14,2019 Dear Sprouts Families, It was a short but exciting week as the children continued their journey exploring. This week we will talk about: Movement of Materials Buckets and Empty Cardboard Boxes Being Responsible Movement of Materials Many of the children are still going up to the loft area to look down. “Hi! “

Read More

In Motion

Dear Sprouts Families, This week we will talk about: Materials in Motion Boxes Ms. Amy’s Exploration This week the children continued to explore the classroom, and we saw some new and interesting things develop. We placed red cellophane material in the cutting bin thinking it would draw the children’s attention. The children were drawn to

Read More

Building outside the box

Hello!! This week the sprouts have been exploring building and boxes! Building This week the sprouts have continued with their building.  The structures are growing and becoming more elaborate each day.  In an attempt to spark interest in creating more complex structures, we set up a replica of our playground. We wanted to see how

Read More

So many languages

Welcome back Roots families! Have you ever heard the educators at Dot To Dot say “That is a new language the children are using”? I wanted to take a moment to clarify what we mean when we say that. Children use many languages to express what they are thinking or feeling. Our goal is to

Read More

“I made an open book!”

11.08.2019 Hello dear Stems families and friends! Welcome to this week’s adventures in the Stems room! Many of you may have noticed the white strips of paper on the wall near the light table in the ‘house area’ of the classroom which represent the different heights of each child. This idea stemmed from the Stems

Read More

Discovering New Things

Dear Sprout Families, I want to Thank everyone for coming to parent teacher conferences last week.  I know how busy everyone’s lives are. This was a great way for me to communicate with you. This week we will focus on what we noticed the children have been exploring. We noticed that some of the children

Read More

Two weeks of Discoveries!

Welcome back Roots families! The past two weeks have been full of excitement, discoveries, rediscovering old joys, trial and error, and team work. I would like to thank all of you for taking time to reach out and making parent teacher conferences a success! And a huge thank you for being so understanding, and concerned

Read More