Category Archives: Roots

drawing, transformation, storytelling

05.16.2019 Dear Roots family and friends- Hello! This week in the Roots room, we continued to see a lot of interest in storytelling! Whether the storytelling was in the form of transformation play, via drawing/writing stories, or telling a story between two Lego characters. We brought in some new materials into the room this week

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Storytelling, Unboxing the Box, Letters, Legos

05.09.2019 Dear Roots family and friends- Hello! We hope your week went well. This week in the Roots room there was a lot of great energy and excitement! As they have done in the past few weeks, the Roots have continued to show interest in storytelling, via drawing/writing and via transformation play.  Also, you might

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Writing, Drawing, Connecting.. Lines!

05.02.2019 Hello dear Roots family and friends- We hope your week has been wonderful! This week in the Roots room, we have seen a continuation of writing and drawing as well as connecting and creating lines in the transformation area. As last week, many of the Dots have come up with stories surrounding their lines,

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Traps, Ideas, Storytelling

04.26.2019 Dear Roots family and friends- Hello! We hope your week went well. Thank you for joining us and following the journey of the Dots in the Roots room. This week in the Roots room, a lot of great conversation, ideas, and debates were had amongst the Dots from where chocolate milk came from to

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Lines & Writing

04.18.19 Hello dear Roots families- We hope you had a wonderful week! This week in the Roots room, the Dots continued to explore with connecting and writing. The lines of tape and string in the transformation area where the Dots originally created the ‘zipline’ became ‘traps’ this week. Last week, Ms. Amy created a project

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Connecting & Writing

04.10.2019 Hello dear Roots family and friends! This week in the Roots room, the Dots continued to show great interest in connecting as well as writing! In the transformation area where the Dots  originally created  ‘ the zipline’, we heard the Dots use other terms in reference to their connections such as “track” , “web”

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Building a Park

03.28.2019 Hello dear Roots family and friends- We hope your week was as eventful as ours! This week in the Roots room, we observed an interest that the Dots have begun to revisit- connecting! It was intriguing to see how the Dots used yarn and string to connect items inside the classroom as well as

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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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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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