Heidi taught us a new song and game about old grey house cats and tiny barn mice. So much fun!
Today MH’s mom, Brigit, came to show us something very dear to her heart and family: cake decorating! She told us about all of her different piping bags that make frosting come out in different shapes. She also shared that in her family, they like to make a cake to celebrate different things. Brigit made a big banana bread cake … Read More
By Amber This spring we celebrated three birthdays at Tulip Tree. Two of them were our oldest children that celebrated their last preschool birthday while the other was a very first preschool birthday! SH turned 5! She brought along her special bear to share with her classmates and we heard all about the day she was born. We danced to … Read More
by Alisha This morning we brought out a huge bin of dress up clothes for the children to explore. I was wishing we had a full length mirror until I remembered we have a photo booth on our laptop!! We set up a little table and showed the children how to take photos on a 3 second timer. We also … Read More
By Amber On Friday the Tulip Tree teachers had the opportunity to sit in and observe preschool classrooms at another local preschool called Wild Lilac. Seeing other classrooms, materials, environments, children and educators can be incredibly inspiring. It can lead the teachers to wonder about their own classrooms and changes they can implement. We sat in the classes for the … Read More
By Nora This week we did a lot of work getting the garden ready for spring. It is finally consistently above freezing and our peas are bursting out of the soil. Our garlic continues to grow and grow. We transplanted our baby tomato plants growing in the windowsill into some bigger containers. We also recently acquired to garden beds that … Read More
By Katee We received a very special invitation this week to participate in Portland Design Week 2018! One of our amazing parents who works for a local design company is hosting a fun experiment that will be on display there. The experiment asks a variety of peoples to design a shirt with some knowns and some variables that will be … Read More
by Alisha The first day of Family Talent Week, Emil’s mom, Kate, joined us at afternoon circle! She brought with her a bag of special magic tricks. What a fun talent to share with us! The next day Wendy, Freja’s mom, came to share with us her talent of hair cutting and styling. Wendy and Freja brought a … Read More