By Laurie There’s a little rumor going around that there is a Blue Monster living in the Tiny Elm House in our outside play space. Legend (among the children) tells that this monster, though very very small, is quite scary… but has a sweet tooth! Our monster LOVES cupcakes! And Birthday cake! And cookies! (with sprinkles of course!)
By Nora The snow is providing us with new terrain to teach and play in. Tuesday brought lots of smiles and excitement for our first significant snowfall. Thursday brought more excited energy post-Snow Day! They spent all morning making art with snow, tasting it, touching it, laying in it, and feeling delighted in general in all that the snow brings.
By Nora This week we have been talking a lot about LOVE. Between notes from the *secret* admirer, being detectives to find the secret admirer, hanging love letters around the neighborhood, sharing what we think love is, and sending Valentine’s to our families, we have done a lot on the topic. On the eve of Valentine’s Day I came to … Read More
by Alisha Today was a super special Valentine’s Day filled with love. Each day the kids have been eager to see what our secret admirer has gifted us. Today our secret admirer left us a note that said, “Clue #1”. We realized that our secret admirer was sending us on a treasure hunt! Everyone was SOOOO excited!! In the end, … Read More
by Katee The much anticipated Pajama Day has been an exciting success today. The children entered a darkened classroom set up with little places to hide, a place to cozy up by a little fireplace, and lots of room to show their stuffies around with flashlights. We read stories, played games, made shadow puppet shows, and sang lots of lullabies. … Read More
By Nora We have been working with the theme of houses and homes for a while now. Recently we have been talking about how there are so many different ways to live! Some people live in yurts, tents, trailers, apartments, caves, or castles. Each one is worthy of being called home. Through these conversations I am hoping that the children … Read More