If you give a toddler a choice…

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By Bee If you give a mouse a cookie, he’ll want a glass of milk. Most of us know the slippery slope that follows the opening line to Laura Numeroff’s beloved books. You give a little, annnnnnnnnddd before you know it a mouse has the run of your house and is making all sorts of demands. I was curious about … Read More

Birthday Celebrations

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We have celebrated so many birthday’s so far this year! Here is a glimpse into some super super special birthday circles. FC’s 4th birthday CL’s 5th birthday EB and AB’s 4th birthday BS’s 3rd birthday And today we celebrated SM’s 5th birthday

Ramps and Marble Runs

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By Kerry After practicing with levers for many weeks, the children recently started using these items more and more as ramps rather than as a means to pry or pull. They were using long wooden planks outside to do things like climb into the window of the playhouse or roll a heavy, water-filled dump truck up to the birdbath. They … Read More

Welcome, Kame-chan!

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by Alisha Today was the end of an era and the start of a new one! Our friend Tortuga Marina is no longer with us. Tortuga is a turtle who travels from child to child, exploring the the world through the eyes of each family. At the end of your child’s turn with Tortuga, a photo log is made in … Read More

Welcoming Winter

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By Katee We are still technically in autumn but as we woke to December this weekend, we are looking ahead to winter.  We welcome winter with warm tea parties and glittery art projects, we welcome winter with sniffles, hand washing lessons, and donations of tissues (thank you Katie!), and we welcome winter in our classroom with some of our favorite … Read More

Pinky and Bun Bun’s Trust Bridge

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by Alisha Once upon a time there was  a little pig named Pinky and a little bunny named Bun Bun. On Pinky and Bun Bun’s first day of preschool they were SO nervous. Pinky got to school first and realized that there were lots of fun things to do! Pinky was a tiny bit nervous but mostly excited. Then Bun … Read More