Sensorial Exploration with Pumpkins

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by Megan This week we started exploring pumpkins. What are they? Where did they come from? Do you have one at your house? Did you see a pumpkin in the store? As well as, what does the pumpkin feel like? What shape is it? The children’s curiosity about pumpkins is fascinating and so much fun. They notice so many aspects … Read More

Fall at Elm House

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by Megan After a very hot summer, fall is suddenly upon us. Fall with our toddlers at Elm House presents all kinds of new opportunities for learning in both our indoor and outdoor classrooms. For example, inside, we have the afternoons to settle into project work in our art studio or explore all the fun we can have in the … Read More

“We saw seeds.”

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by Mage This week we have been talking about pumpkins, making predictions about what will be inside, and then opening them up and inspecting them. Today we opened a second pumpkin in our backyard.   Mage: Do you remember when we opened the first pumpkin? What did we find inside that pumpkin? Isaac: We saw seeds. Mage: And what do … Read More