Fall Has Arrived!

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It’s is fall here at Elm House, and we sure are embracing it! Fall at Elm House means:   The children are working with pumpkins, squash or gords at various times of the day  The children are wearing their favorite fall gear The children love to watch the leaves fall at the goodbye window Some mornings and afternoons we need … Read More

Time Lapse Heidi

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  Today is Wednesday, and that means a special visit from our friend, Heidi! We sang a couple familiar songs, and learned new ones about the rain and a jack-o-lantern as well. Here’s a silent speedy re-cap of our time together today:  

Music circle (documented by children)

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Today we had music circle with Heidi after a couple weeks of not seeing her. We missed her! She brought a big bunch of daffodils to share with us, enough for each person to hold one! We also learned this new song: ER and FC took photos throughout our time together. Here’s some of what they captured-

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

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

Welcome Back Heidi!

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by Katee Today we warmly welcomed back our magical friend Heidi to play, and sing, and dance with us!  Heidi was so excited to see our new space, to see familiar faces, to see the Elm House faces in the new space, and she immediately picked out our new friend to meet. The children were so happy.  It is so … Read More