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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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Sprouts: Soon to be Roots!

Hello Sprouts Families! With transitions coming up next week, this week was all about introducing the Sprouts to their new Roots classroom! We wanted our Sprouts to familiarize themselves with their surroundings and get to explore what will be their new classroom.  Along with the visit, we wanted to start a dialogue about what it

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Transition Week

06.13.19 Dear Roots family and friends- Hello! It feels so unbelievable to write “Roots family and friends” for the last time as next week, our dear Roots will be Stems! This week to prepare the Dots for their new chapter as Stems, we began transitioning and introducing the Dots to their new environment. On Monday

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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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Storytelling, Transformation, & Writing

06.07.2019 Hello dear Roots family and friends- Welcome to this week’s Dot journey in the Roots room! First of all, we warmly welcomed our new friend, Dax, into the Roots room and to Dot-to-Dot. Also this week, we observed a lot of storytelling, transformation, and writing amongst the Roots. It was interesting to see that

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Sprouts: Movement and Transportation

June 7th, 2019 Hello Sprouts Families! We began the week with a beautiful nature walk as we explored Dot to Dot’s surroundings.  Immediately our Sprouts’ attention was drawn to the garbage truck parked across the street. Intrigued, once we found a grassy spot, our friends lined up to observe the truck. They began talking to

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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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Stems: Our celebration is just a week away

Hello Stem families, Before we talk about activities in the Stems this week, we want to make sure you all have an important date on your calendar: The Stem Celebration is scheduled for Friday, June 7th from 4:30-5:30 This is a special opportunity for families to gather together in celebration before the Stems start heading

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