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Seedlings: Human Pendulum

Hello Seedlings Family!  We would like to welcome Andrea to our Dot to Dot family.   The seedlings continued their human pendulum painting with Ms. Amy this week.  Many more friends participated in the activity this week, as we were in the comfort of our own classroom.  We also had assistance from a Stem helper,

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Seedlings: Welcome Madison and William

Hello Seedlings Family!  We welcomed Madison and William to the seedlings class this week.  We are so excited to learn, play and grow with them! There has been so much explorations in the seedlings class this week!  Let’s start with the continuation of cleaning that they have REALLY loved!  *We even posted a little bit

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Transformation & Building

03.01.2019 Hello dear Roots families and friends! Building and transformation were two ventures that the Roots showed a lot of interest in this week. We noticed that the Roots were integrating both horizontal and vertical building when fabricating their structures. They also used loose parts/materials as well as constructed buildings where a lot of balancing

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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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Airplane Trip + Wash/Rinse/Dry

02.22.2019 Hello dear Roots families! Some people may ask, “How is a child learning when engaged in transformation play?” Transformation play in children has many positive benefits. Transformation play assists in children building strong relationships with others, fosters communication, helps children see situations through a variety of perspectives, brings out different emotions in children, encourages problem

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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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Stems: Trying out new ideas

February 22nd, 2019 Hello Stem families, Welcome into our classroom this week!   It was a wet and cold week which gave us some extra time for indoor exploration and since some of our class members were on vacation this week, we had a smaller group which gave us the chance to try a few

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Stems: Valentine’s day and more

February 15, 2019 Hello Stem families, Welcome into our classroom this week… First of all, we would like to welcome two new members to the Stems, Sophia and Duc.  We are very happy that they have joined our class! There was a lot of excitement about Valentine’s day this week, so we took a break

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