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Transformation & Friendship Day

02.15.2019 Hello dear Roots families- Children are not things meant to be molded, but people to be unfolded. -J.L.   Open ended materials such as PVC pipes, string, tires, craft sticks, coffee filters, fabrics, etc., are excellent tools and materials for children to utilize in their play. They bring endless opportunities and can transform into

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Sprouts: Exploring Magnetic Tiles

February 15th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! Let us take a moment to put on our child’s goggles and see through their eyes. What does our child see? How do they view the world around them? Their surroundings?  With our recent exploration of the enclosing perspective we decided to think about that enclosed space. What is

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Seedlings: Our reflections

Hello seedlings family!  We had a very wet but busy week in the seedlings classroom.  Our week started with puddle explorations and discussing playground safety during the rain.  The seedlings love to jump and splash in the puddles, no matter how big or small they are!  Some seedlings even took a closer look with the

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trans·for·ma·tion

02. 08. 2019 What exactly is transformation? According to a quick online definition, transformation is as follows- trans·for·ma·tion   [ˌtran(t)sfərˈmāSH(ə)n] NOUN 1. a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance. “its landscape has undergone a radical transformation” synonyms: change · alteration · modification · variation · conversion · revision · amendment · metamorphosis ·

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Sprouts: Enclosing Perspective

February 8th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! This week there was a re-emerging interest in enclosing.  With a new location of what our Sprouts call “the house,” now currently in our pretend area, the structure once again became a very popular play area.   With a limit of 3 friends within the structure, other friends were eager

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Colors Continued!

Hello Seedlings families.  The seedlings have been very busy this week. On Tuesday we came back to a new mirrored table. After a quick risk assessment on safely using the table, the seedlings began to explore. So far they have only been exploring their own reflections in the table.  This is especially exciting for our

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“We are rowing out of hot lava!’

02.01.2019 Dear Roots families- Happy February 1 and welcome to the Roots room Estafania, Jack, and Mizuki! The Roots have continued to show great interest in transformation; from fixing broken items with jackhammers, to building a forest, to creating a cake with spices. Each creation and transformation of character and materials is purposeful and is

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