Reading in French with Angelique

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by Megan We know that the youngest child is constantly absorbing language from their environments and at this age are usually experiencing little “explosions” in vocabulary. Children are always listening, always categorizing, questioning, playing and incorporating new words from their experiences.  At Elm House we have a few families that speak other languages at home; some speak Spanish and/or French. … Read More

The Worms Return

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By Megan   “It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organized creatures.”  -Charles Darwin on worms, 1881 The children’s fascination with worms persists through the changing of the seasons and over time. One of the first memories I have of … Read More

Norman’s Bath

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  By Megan As many of you know we care for Norman, the hedgehog, here at Elm House. Though nocturnal, Norman will come out to say hello and spend some time with the children on a regular basis. The children are always delighted to see him and practice a special type of patience and respect when he visits us in … Read More