Summer Camp 2014

We know it’s different in the summer.  It is time for vacation.  Visits to the lake house, the beach . . . home-improvement projects.  That’s why we offer our special summer programs for our students.   Activity themes that change weekly allow you to come and go as you please over the summer months.  Sign-up […]

Ice Painting!

This week the Toddlers are learning about the letter “I” during group time. To further the lesson, the boys and girls painted with colored ice cubes! It was a fun and messy new way to paint!

We’re on Facebook!

By popular request, we have finally found ourselves joining the online social community.  A number of you have been asking about this for quite sometime.  We will update with blog highlights, events and current school activities.  Simply use the link below and join us! Creative Tots Preschool

Creative Tots Art Show 2013

This Friday, 5:30 – 7:00pm Creative Tots Art Show 2013 The time has come.  The kids have had a phenomenal time this year learning about the artists and their works.  It is amazing how much a child can absorb when immersed in the life of an artist relative to their time in history, painting techniques […]

Today's Quote:

The way we talk to our children, becomes their inner voice.

Peggy OMara

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Up and Down

September 15, 2014 Toddlers No Comments
by Ms. Diana

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Numbers, Numbers and More Numbers!

September 12, 2014 pre-K, Uncategorized No Comments
by Ms. Andrea

This week the K-Prep class continued learning about numbers! We practiced counting (0-20), number formation, and putting numbers into the correct order.

We also read the book “Snappy Little Numbers”, which was a fun and interactive way to practice counting!

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One to One Correspondence

September 12, 2014 preschool No Comments
by Ms. Cally

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We are hard at work with our fine motor skills in the Preschool room.  We used all types of tongs to count out frogs and hop them onto their lily pads!

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Preschool Yoga Enrichment

September 12, 2014 preschool No Comments
by Ms. Cally

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 Yoga practice at an early age encourages self-esteem and body awareness with a physical activity that’s noncompetitive. Fostering cooperation and compassion—instead of opposition—is a great gift to give our children.  Children derive enormous benefits from yoga.

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Physically, it enhances their flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness. In addition, their concentration and sense of calmness and relaxation improve!

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We Have Tadpoles!

September 11, 2014 Uncategorized No Comments
by Ms. Taylor

We are learning all about the pond habitat this month in K Prep!  This week we are learning about the life cycle of a frog.  We watched a video, worked together to put the stages in order, and then we even made our own frog life cycles!

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Since we are learning so much about frogs, we of course had to have our very own tadpoles to watch as they go from tadpole to frog!  We learned that tadpoles have to live in the water just like fish and they breathe with gills!  We loved seeing them swim in their bowl.

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Learning the Clip System

September 10, 2014 early 3's No Comments
by Ms. Sarah

Have you ever walked into our classroom and noticed colorful clothespins around the room? In Preschool Prep, children are introduced to the clip system, and they will take this skill with them into Preschool and K-Prep. When they want to play at a center, they look to see if there are any clips available in that center. If there is a clip for them, they can clip it on to the bottom of their shirt and begin playing. If there are no clips left, that means that the center is “full,” and they need to choose a different center. This system keeps our play-based learning organized and allows the children to experience everything that they can while playing at a center –without the chaos of having a large group of children being in the same center. Check out some of the children learning through play! (..and notice the clips on their shirts!) 
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As we learn the clips system, we are also working on our fine motor skills! Opening clothespins strengthens the muscles in their little fingers and prepares them for writing!

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Special Visitors in K Prep Today

September 10, 2014 pre-K No Comments
by Ms. Manda

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Music with Ms. Joanie!

September 9, 2014 Toddlers No Comments
by Ms. Diana

Meet Ms. Joanie our Music Enrichment Teacher! Ms. Joanie plays her guitar and the children dance and sing-a-long. We always have lots of fun when she comes to class! IMG_0332

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