Late Start Staff Meeting

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by Katee We held our first all-staff meeting this morning. Having a late start to our Wednesdays allows for our two-campus school to get together in one place at one time to discuss larger themes, lenses, and focuses of our entire school.  This meeting was focused on gender and how to approach this topic in early childhood.  The gender spectrum … Read More

Baby Needs Glasses

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By Katee We were gifted a cute tiny pair of glasses frames from the Thread of Justice Conference that fit perfectly on our baby dolls.  We are so happy to have the glasses as a conversation about difference and ability. Today we read an excerpt from an anatomy book about our sense of sight. The book told us that our … Read More

“I’m really sewing!”

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Self portraits have been hanging on the walls for weeks, but these projects sat on the shelf temporarily to make room for all of the other whirlwinds of January and February.  Last week we were able to get the supplies back out and continue this study.  If your child hasn’t made one yet- they are on our list!  Here are … Read More

Sewing the Self

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By Katee We have taken our sewing to new exciting heights in the past couple weeks with self-portrait projects! The children have been busy reflecting on themselves and looking at their reflections with two simultaneous self-portrait projects happening at our school.  Our sewing project allows the children to try to match their skin color to felt, their hair to yarn … Read More

And We Sing in Harmony

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By Katee AS said that “We all sing with the same voice if we keep up with each other” KM said, “I think this song is about being friends.” This morning I had a few children ask me if I went to the Women’s March this weekend.  In the past, I have tried to keep my political views generally out … Read More

Black is Beautiful

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By Katee All of this talk around here about light and shadow, has brought up a lot of thinking about darkness and the color black along with it.  We noticed that many songs, stories, and imagery about light focus on the light shining through the darkness.  But where would we be without the darkness? When talking about the concept of … Read More