Category Archives: Seedlings

New Faces and New Spaces

Hello! This week we welcomed three new friends into our classroom! William, Nolen, and Paul joined our class this week and we are so excited to get to know these new friends and to grow alongside them. In addition to our new faces, we moved to our new space! Our seasoned seedlings, and our new

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Lizards, Rollie Pollies, and Dads! Oh My!

Hello Seedling Families! This week we experienced some of that hot California sunshine! And with it, came some California critters. On Monday William noticed a lizard crawling on the stage outside. He quickly called Zander over and soon the rest of the seedlings were right there looking high in the trees and low under the

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What’s Cooking, Seedlings?

Hello Seedling families! This week the seedlings have continued to explore the loose parts around the room. On the loft we have seen some interest in “cooking” and “eating”. These dishes, such as “rice” or “fries” are created by compiling a variety of loose parts such as tiles, fabric, and wood together into a bowl.

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Seedlings: water and colors

  Welcome Seedlings Family. Note from Ms Shawna:  As I leave for my next journey to begin over these next 4 months, I will miss seeing all of your faces every day.  I want to thank everyone for wishing my family and I congratulations as we wait for our little girl to arrive.  I will

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Seedlings Made Visible

Welcome Seedlings Family! Reminder:  Dot to Dot will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day.  We also wanted to let you know that the seedlings will be taking a field trip next Friday (May 31st) to Rancho Bernardo Community park.  Keep an eye out for permission slips and as always we are accepting

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Seedlings: Boxes everywhere!

Hello seedlings Family! We introduced more boxes of a variety of sizes this week.  We began by decorating boxes with paints and markers.  The seedlings really worked together and shared the materials when decorating.  At first we hoped each seedling would have their own box to create, but quickly realized that working together was much

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Seedlings: Thinking outside and inside the box

Hello Seedlings Family! The seedlings have been exploring the enclosure schema this week!  We introduced large boxes and they immediately climbed into them and made themselves comfortable.  The boxes have been transformed into various items; “rocking chair” “house” “box”, etc.  The seedlings have been working on sharing their space, as well as taking turns inside

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Seedlings

Hello Seedlings Family and welcome Franco!  We are excited to see our seedlings class continue to grow. We had another week of rain in San Diego.  The seedlings love to be outside during this time.  They immediately find the “muddy puddles” and love to just stand with the rain falling on their head.  One friend

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Enclosing and Cozying

Hello Seedlings Family! This week we welcomed Jameson to the seedlings class!  The seedlings have been using what they have learned about comforting new friends while welcoming Jameson to our class. As we continue to discuss and explore our emotions in the seedlings, the children have learned how to comfort themselves.  The last few weeks

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