Making Connections

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Hello Families and Parents! I have exciting news! The Seeds and Sprouts have grown more comfortable and relaxed in the past couple months and they have begun to let us know what they are interested in learning about! Mage and I have picked up on two big themes: neighborhood animals and light. Mage has shown you a glimpse of our light … Read More

Beginning to see the light

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Hello, families! こんにちは, xin chào This week the children began to study light! We have a set of flashlights, as well as a light projector, which we will periodically set up in the basement as a sort of laboratory for intentional light experiments. The basement can become quite dark and has plenty of space to cast light and shadows, as … Read More

Wolf Girl to Zombie Cheetah

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by Alisha Halloween costumes are a topic of interest year round for many children at Tulip Tree. I started to hear ideas for this  year the day after Halloween last year. Some children stick with their original ideas, some change ideas based on new interest and some modify ideas for practicality. This morning I had an appointment to draw and paint … Read More

We All Live in a Sparkly World

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by Alisha In this morning’s drawing and painting appointment, children sang as they worked. They started with Yellow Submarine by The Beatles (our new clean up song) and eventually changed the lyrics into something a little more reflective of their explore time experience: We all live in a sparkly world, sparkly world, sparkly world. We all live in a sparkly world, sparkly world, … Read More

Elm Room Update 10/23/2015

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I hope all of you have had a fantastic week! I know this week was very busy and hectic for me, so coming to work and being able to play and be silly with all of the Elm Room kids was pretty refreshing.   Once again, this week was full of dance, song and all kinds of movement. I’m seeing … Read More

A Week in the Life of a Sprout: Expectations

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Hello Parents and Families! Welcome to our actual blog! Yay! From now on this is where you will find updates about the Seeds, Sprouts, and Elms! This week the Seeds and the Sprouts did an incredible amount of exploring! We had a great time! As you all know, we played with a pumpkin earlier this week. Mage and I expected the children … Read More