The camera

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by Mage At Elm House, we typically use our phones to take photos of the children. We do have a very nice Canon powershot, but sadly it doesn’t make the rounds very often. Today after our walk, I thought I would bring it out for a few minutes, since we decided to play in the Elm room which was a … Read More

Big Truck!

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By Bee The Sprouts were on a walk this morning when they spotted a semi. Luca: Big truck! Whoa! Renardo: Hi! Bee: You see that big truck stopped in the road?

Developing Friendships

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by Monica Getting to know the Elm Room children over the past couple of weeks, I have noticed they are undergoing some important shifts in their socioemotional development! Established patterns of interaction like parallel play and imitation are still clearly visible as new, sophisticated ways of relating and playing together are taking shape.  

Story Workshop

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by Alisha Yesterday we had a story workshop. The topic was trust. I asked them to challenge themselves to include some element of trust. Of course, this is a difficult task when you are also finding a story with materials. For most of the children, I asked questions about their characters to include elements of trust in the stories. I … Read More

Music videos and dancing

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by Mage Recently, Bee and I have been having short periods of shared screen time with the children, in which we watch music videos and talk about music and dancing. This started one day when Bee was looking up a folk song about a hammer, and I commented that we should listen to MC Hammer. We played MC Hammer’s U … Read More