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  1. Let your child explore nature

    By Kathy Galvin

    The children are delighted to have Denise back with us in the mornings! She returned just in time to celebrate the arrival of spring. Look in your child’s backpack for a list of fun activities to do with them outdoors. Turn off the TV, computer, Wii games, phone, etc. and let your child explore nature. […]

  2. Activities for the Winter that will Never End

    By Kathy Galvin

    We have made the most of these cold, snowy days with some winter lessons. After the big ice storm, we had a long circle time where we listed all the things that don’t work when we don’t have electricity. All the children, even our youngest members, were eager to speak. The storm was uncomfortable for […]

  3. Oh the weather outside is frightful…But our room is delightful

    By Kathy Galvin

    January was a snowy, frigid month but we had lots of fun. We hope you saw the great pictures Lisa Valentine included in the last newsletter of the Musicopia group, “The 3 Ls”. They had our children rapping the lines from the book Green Eggs and Ham, dancing as a group and playing musical chairs. Over […]

  4. Snow Much Fun

    By Kathy Galvin

    Everyone enjoyed returning to school this week and sharing adventures about their winter break. The conversation about playing in the snow led very naturally into our little book about winter and all the fun facts about this season. I informed the children about the upcoming Winter Olympics. This is a very timely event since our […]

  5. Winter Holiday Work

    By Kathy Galvin

    The children really enjoy the holidays, and we are in the midst of them. On Wed. Dec. 4th we had potato pancakes, read a special story, spun dreidels and made various Hanukkah crafts. The week before we leave for winter break, we will cook gingerbread snowmen, learn the songs Frosty and Winter Wonderland and enjoy […]

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