A Sewing Exploration

posted Apr 2, 2018, 10:56 AM by Katie Dorow

Children recently had the opportunity to explore sewing yarn through burlap. There was a great deal of concentration involved as children threaded their needles, made stitches, and examined their designs! 

Sensory Play

posted Nov 3, 2017, 11:09 AM by Katie Dorow

We provide many opportunities for children to immerse themselves in a wide variety of materials, with the knowledge that children learn best when all of their senses are engaged. Getting messy and fully exploring materials happens often in our classrooms!

Writing about Pumpkins

posted Oct 3, 2017, 12:40 PM by Katie Dorow

In the spirit of Fall, children were provided with words about pumpkins, pumpkin stickers, markers, and small paper books as an invitation at our writing table this week:

A New School Year

posted Sep 7, 2017, 1:57 PM by Katie Dorow

We have started off the new school year exploring our classrooms and the many open ended materials that are offered. Here are some moments of focus and discovery from our first week:

Summer is Here

posted Jun 21, 2017, 11:42 AM by Katie Dorow

We have been enjoying lots of outdoor play in the sunshine!

Digging for treasure

Climbing our web

Investigating our ferns

And enjoying the soft feel of sand


posted Apr 24, 2017, 11:44 AM by Katie Dorow

Children built a volcano out of paper mache last week and then used coca cola and mentos to make it explode!

Dinosaur Wash

posted Mar 27, 2017, 11:23 AM by Katie Dorow

We took great care in washing our classroom dinosaurs last week. There were many great conversations about what kind of baths dinosaurs like, how much much bubbles they prefer, and how to best clean a dinosaur!

March Happenings

posted Mar 17, 2017, 11:26 AM by Katie Dorow

                                                       A treehouse giggle

                                                           Sharing building strategies

                                              Enjoying a good book with a good friend

                                                  Writing and illustrating our stories

Winter Courtyard

posted Feb 10, 2017, 11:39 AM by Katie Dorow   [ updated Feb 10, 2017, 11:51 AM ]

We have been exploring our courtyard, even on these chilly Winter days!

                                                       Discovering where the water goes

                                             Inspecting our Ferns

                                                      A little cleaning in the treehouse

                                                            Teamwork to build a bridge

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