See You Later Amber!

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Today we say goodbye to our beloved teacher, Amber.  Well, at least we say, “see you later!” Amber may be leaving us as a full-time staff member that she has been for many years now, but we already have her on the calendar to substitute in a couple weeks, and parents are already taking advantage of her new babysitting availability, … Read More

Adventures with Googy Ga-Ga

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by Alisha This morning at circle we created a character by taking turns adding to a drawing on our white board easel. After we each got a chance to add something, we named him. It was decided that his name would be Googy Ga-Ga! Then we all stood up and tried to look and move like Googy Ga-Ga. After we … Read More

We Are Mermaids

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by Alisha This morning at circle time we read a new addition to our school library, a book called Julian is a Mermaid. The book follows a young boy named Julian and his Abuela on their bus ride home. Julian sees some beautiful mermaids and imagines himself as one.  When he gets home, he uses items around the house to become … Read More

Parent Night Photos!

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By katee Well by popular request Parent Night was filled with time for exploring materials and current provocations – which means we got our hands in the clay and made our own self- portraits!  Thank you all who were able to attend for a fun and easy evening of clay and connection. Here are some photos from last week’s fun:

How Some Old Wood Became a Highlight of the Week!

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By Kerry Every now and then a new material gets introduced to the playground. Since we’re at the end of winter and the kids have been spending more and more time inside, they needed something that was going to encourage some big movements during their shortened outdoor time. These large wooden planks did the trick. They were lifting, climbing, balancing, … Read More

More Self Portraits in Clay (with Videos!)

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by Katee Today I picked up where Alisha had left off with Clay Self Portraits.  I love watching their processes, their growth, and especially the details they choose to add to their work with these.  Here are some great photos and videos of our appointment this morning: DB:   LG: LS: FC:

Love Day!

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by Alisha We love love!  We had a very busy valentines morning full of excited, loving energy. We’ve been exploring what “love” means. What is it? How does your body feel when you are loving? What does it look like? How do you show love? At circle time we got a note in a special envelope that said, “Tulip Tree, I … Read More