Musical Parade!

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by Alisha This morning we went on a walk around the block with musical instruments and our new understanding of tempo and volume. We sang songs, enjoyed the beautiful sunshine, made some construction workers smile and even drummed for the flowers to help them bloom.  

Dad, Papa, Daddy

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by Alisha Today we noticed more dads at drop off than usual. It made for a really fun start to the day! We love you TTPS dads! Thanks for being amazing!  

Temporary Beauty

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by Sarah Lu As we began our morning, I put out a very special new book of Andy Goldsworthy’s artwork. AG is a Scottish artist who creates art purely out of natural materials. His artwork is stunningly beautiful and the children responded to it with interest and curiosity. As JR and ARM began to create their own temporary art out … Read More

On the Mat

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Parents are invited to join preschoolers for big body play on the mat.

Tempo

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Preschoolers explore tempo and music making with percussion instruments.

Superhero Training

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by Alisha A new game has emerged at TTPS: Superhero training. One child, who plays the role of the trainer, does a specific movement or series of big body movements and all of the other superheros in training complete the task to the best of their ability. So far their training has consisted of jumping jacks and balancing not to … Read More

Busy Bees

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by Alisha There were only nine children here this morning and as I reflected on the morning I  thought about how it was so calm, slow paced, less busy. But then as I was scrolling through the photos I realized how funny it was that I thought today wasn’t very busy. There is SO much to EVERY day at preschool.  If … Read More

Signos de la primavera

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May the traditions and rhythms that we create here buoy these children throughout their lives. May they remember the moments of joy and peace and connection, and hold them close. And may these moments become part of their roots as people, so that they may rise tall, proud, strong, protecting others and our world.

All We Really Need

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by Alisha All I really need is a song in my heart Food in my belly and love in my family All I really need is a song in my heart And love in my family