Our Animal Friends

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By Bee Today I would like to update you on several of our animal friends! If our blog has seemed animal-heavy lately, it is because the children have been intensely focused on this particular project work. We are delighted that the children continue to deepen their studies of the animals around them as they bond with the creatures in our … Read More

Brother John Squiggles

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We have been having so much fun at music camp! Last week Heidi brought in a bunch of ukuleles and we learned how to do a C chord. We sang “Brother John”, the english version of “Frere Jaques” while strumming ukuleles. It was really tricky to get all of our fingers just right, but everyone who tried was able to do … Read More

Trigger is lost

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by Mage On her way to Elm House this morning, Bee ran into a couple who were looking for their dog, Trigger. They gave her a flier with contact information, and Bee brought it in for us. We decided that we should go look for Trigger on our walk today. So during morning snack, we showed the children the flier … Read More

What do you think Norman will do today?

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By Bee Norman the hedgehog has been with us at school this week. The children have been overjoyed by his presence and he is often the topic of discussion. During circle time this morning while Norman was visiting with the children, I asked them, “What do you think Norman will do today?” Here are a few of their responses: He is … Read More

Where’s Delilah?

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by Mage If you keep up with our Instagram, you might recall that earlier this week we met an elderly cat named Delilah while we were strolling through our neighborhood. Today we decided to go back to Delilah’s house and see if she would visit with us again. We talked about Delilah on our way over. When we got to … Read More

Part of the Trust Bridge…Came Back!

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by Alisha Last week Rose visited circle for her last time this school year. There were some issues that Beth and Rose wanted to resolve before summer time and they needed our help. As you read through this conversation, what do you notice? What have the children learned about how to be a friend? About trust? What are they still learning? … Read More