Category Archives: Stems

Stems: Moms and more on maps

Hello Stem families, Welcome into our classroom! There have been a lot of different things going on this week, so we will share a bit about a variety of activities… As you can imagine, there was a lot of excitement surrounding Mother’s day this week.  Starting at the beginning of the week we looked at

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Stems: Field trip memories

May 2nd, 2019 Hello Stem families, Welcome into our classroom this week… The field trip to downtown San Diego last week was a huge success.  The Stems were so excited to be out exploring together! The amount energy they had that day seemed like enough to power the whole city of San Diego, it was

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Stems: Mindful minute and more

April 18, 2019 Hello Stem families, Welcome into our classroom this week… While our classroom is generally full of activity, energy and noise, today we are going to invite you inside a quiet moment of our day, mindful minute.  Every day, after cleaning up from indoor exploration and before we do reflection or go outside,

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Stems: houses and neighborhoods

April 4th, 2019 Hello Stem families, Welcome into the classroom this week… This week, we saw a revived interest in adding to cities and towns.  On Monday a few of the Stems worked together to build a “mouse house” using materials from the tinker trays and art shelves.  The next day they shared their project

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Stems: Bodies and Bubbles

March 28th, 2019 Hello Stem Families, A quick announcement… If your child brings in toys from home, we ask that they bring in just one toy a day.  It is wonderful to see them share their personal interests and special treasures with friends.  At times they also incorporate these items into their play during exploration,

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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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