OAD Feb 15-19

Last week I shared with you the Gesell Institute of Human Development stages of development. Children cycle through stages of equilibrium and disequilibrium, which is all normal and essential to their development. I thought for this week, I would...

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Younger Primes

At The Children’s School we place a great deal of value on creativity. Young children have so many clever ideas when they are working on art. In the Younger Primes we will not pass out beans, pre-cut construction paper and glue and say...

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YPT – Feb 8th/9th

Hey YPT parents, This week we wanted to talk a little bit about how friendships look at this age. Typically 2-3 year olds are evolving from parallel play to cooperate play. Parallel play is when two or more kids are playing in the same area...

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YPT week of Feb 1-2

“Whenever children say ‘let’s pretend’ a new landscape of possibilities is revealed. When children pretend, they try on new feelings, roles and ideas. They stretch their mind along with their imagination.” -Curtis & Carter Everyday in our...

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YAD week of 1/25

Hello families! This week we read a lot of books about dinosaurs this week, so we decided to make our own dinosaur book together! https://1drv.ms/p/s!ArJX6hTVSA67gWGbyvmFSMbBYI5n Feel free to print off the pages to have the book at your house!...

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YAD February 1st-5th

Valentine’s Day is coming up next week (on Friday)!  In class, the children will decorate their own paper bag which will be what they put each others valentine’s cards in. Please ONLY label the Valentine’s cards with YOUR...

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OAD Jan 25-29

“Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write, and count. It is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace that is right for each individual child. Earlier is not better.” -Magda Gerber As we...

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OAD Feb 1-5

“Will my child be ready for kindergarten?” “Will they be ready for public school?” “How are you making sure they are ready for next year?” “They can’t read or write or do math, and they need to be...

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