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Artsy Thursday!

Today we celebrated art! Every center choice gave the children an opportunity to experience an art activity. We created lovely clay self-portraits, mixed-and-matched eyes, noses, and mouths to create faces, painted with watercolors in the sensory bin, painted self-portraits, and … Continue reading

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Work Together Wednesday

We take great pride in the beauty of our island, and we worked together to clean up the garbage that has piled up on the shoreline and the lawn. Our kiddos worked very hard, pointing out garbage and recycling to … Continue reading

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Tea Party Tuesday!

Today we had a fabulous tea party with our friends and wanted to share pictures with you! We had tea (cider), lemon mini-cupcakes with whipped cream, and some tasty tea snacks that were donated.  Some of us even dressed up … Continue reading

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The Most Anticipated Day of the Year!

SPARKS’ ARK DAY! We have been waiting and counting the days and eagerly anticipating the arrival of Mr. Josh Sparks to educate and entertain us with his beloved animals! We gathered in the library and sat most patiently and quietly as … Continue reading

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Watching Things Grow

We’ve had a wonderful time so far with our Growing unit. The children had the opportunity to plant sunflower, marigold, and carrot seeds. They diligently water and care for their plants every day, and are eagerly anticipating the arrival of … Continue reading

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Nature walk fun!

Today we took full advantage of the warm weather and we went on for a LONG nature walk around Mackworth Island. We explored the paths and saw budding plants. Spring is here, and we talked about the subtle but sure … Continue reading

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Shadows and Reflections-continued

Another week into the Shadows and Reflections unit! We are reading Kittens for a Day by Ezra Jack Keats:   For sensory play, we have our sand and treasure hunt set up: For table art, we created “stained glass” with … Continue reading

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Shadows and Reflections (week 3)

We have explored this scientific unit through various interactive centers, and our budding scientists are near experts on the topic of shadows and reflections. Perhaps one or more of them will grow up to be the next Neil deGrasse Tyson, … Continue reading

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Spring fever!

Today we enjoyed our mini nature walk around the island, and we played outdoors (in light layers!).   Don’t forget… we are still learning about shadows and reflections.  Can you find their shadows? Also, we wanted to say THANK YOU … Continue reading

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Newsletter March 4

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