Monthly Archives: October 2012

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It’s a dance party in the Bumblebee Room!

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Norah looks oh-so-proud to be standing tall and shaking her rattle. Our local and beloved Tim the Music Man brings sound and language exploration to the EC3 each week, not to mention story-telling, imagination, and movement. What could Norah be … Continue reading

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Spirit Day at EC3

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To celebrate our anticipation of tomorrow’s big football rivalry, EC3’s staff members dress up in team colors. We decorate our hallways and rooms. We sing fight songs–and play them on the PA system! But of course, we still keep to … Continue reading

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Fast Hair!

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Truly, the hair looks faster than the car, don’t you think? Chinyere is busy in Toddlerland testing cause-and-effect, stretching his imagination, and concentrating on achieving his intended result. Looks like the learning in “Big Room” is as fast as the … Continue reading

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Creating Place. Creating Community. Creating Opportunity.

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Last night at our monthly EC3 Board of Directors meeting, Eric Schertzing (Chairman of the Ingham County Land Bank and Ingham County Treasurer) came to chat about what wonderful things the Ingham County Land Bank does. So, what does the … Continue reading

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Rekindling the Team Flame

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I once knew a set of co-teachers who were much like an old married couple. They had been teaching together so long, they finished one another’s sentences and intuitively knew when to come to the rescue of the other when … Continue reading

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Clown Car!

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  How many gals and bouncy balls can we pack into a wagon? Quite a few! It’s nice to see Bluegills Nadia, Norah, and Morgan off on a joint adventure in the newly refurbished gym. They’re learning to cooperate and … Continue reading

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Calling All Green Thumbs! (Brown Ones, Too!)

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This Saturday (10/13) is EC3’s monthly “volunteer Saturday,” where we gather parents, staff, neighbors, and friends of EC3 to work on a task together. This collaboration allows us to grow our friendships while fostering a sense of community; it also … Continue reading

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So, how was your weekend?

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We’ve all asked and answered that question dozens, if not hundreds, of times. Sometimes a perfunctory pleasantry, sometimes genuine curiosity. You’ve probably heard it out of your child’s teachers here at EC3, too. And on a harried Monday morning, a … Continue reading

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Hello, Eyelashes

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Sniff. They grow up so fast. Before you know it, she’ll be dressing for work and signing on the dotted line. But today Samantha is stretching her imagination with dress-up pretend play, practicing her fine motor skills on that yellow … Continue reading

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