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Seedlings: Welcome Zander

Welcome Seedlings Family! This week we welcomed another new friend to the seedlings, Zander! This week we have continued our discussions about caring for our writing/drawing materials.  We practiced sorting and organizing the crayons and color pencils by color and material.  We then discussed why it is important to put our materials away when finished

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Children Are Competent

03.21.2019 Hello dear Roots families- We hope your week has gone well! This week in the Roots room, the Dots have continued to explore and create with clay. Their skill set has began to advance and they have started to gain more confidence in their creations. We have noticed that the Dots have begun to

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Seedlings

Welcome Seedlings Family. We continued exploring our interest of drawing this week by setting up inviting drawing activities. We added new markers to the classroom and arranged the crayons and colored pencils in a more accessible way for the seedlings. During our assembly time this week we discussed how to properly care for the drawing

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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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Introducing Clay & Balancing

03.14.2019 Dear Roots family and friends- Hello! This week in the Roots room, the Dots were introduced to clay. It was so intriguing to see them explore with this natural material. They rolled it out with their arms and palms, pounded it and squished the clay flat with their fists, picked and squeezed the clay

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Stems: work in progress

March 14, 2019 Hello Stem families, Before we get started, we wanted to remind everyone to please arrive in time for our morning gathering at 8:45.  Our morning gathering is a time to build community, plan for the day, and enjoy special stories and conversations. We noticed that the time change threw all of our

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Stems: Listening to children

Thursday, March 7th2019 Hello Stem families, Welcome into our classroom this week! You will notice that the format of the blog post is a little different this week.  We are going to take a step back from writing about what happened in the classroom and invite you to look at the photographs together with your

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