Monthly Archives: January 2013

Raising Funds–and the Roof–at EC3

Posted on by Elisabeth Weston

If you’ve been holding back on contributing to EC3’s Building Blocks Campaign, it’s time to buy a brick. Our roof is leaking in several places and it has been repaired as much as possible; now it must be replaced. I’m … Continue reading

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We Love Our EC3 Grandparent Volunteers

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EC3 has always benefitted from the help of volunteers, and currently there are several “grandparent” volunteers who make regular appearances in classrooms. Grace Smith comes to EC3 from the Foster Grandparent Program and supports the Gecko room, engaging eager young … Continue reading

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Seated Twist (Bharadvajasana)

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Marina looks like she’s doing yoga doesn’t she? What a perfect seated twist! She’s sitting independently and rolly-pollying over to explore surroundings, passing objects like this keychain between her hands. Babies love to reach for objects and bang them together, … Continue reading

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Croaky Choir

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The sweet sweet voices of Frogs Grant and Wesley were floating through the hallways of EC3 this week as they sang “Five Little Ducks” with Miss Nicole. These are some serious performers—perhaps they’ll team up to form the next Fab … Continue reading

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A Tiny Artist!

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Swirls, patterns, lines and letters: Nola is tackling it all in the Bear Room with her pretty purple crayon—using some very precise eye-hand coordination to connect the dots and create various patterns and designs. Who knew that developing fine motor … Continue reading

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The Race Car Problem

Posted on by Elisabeth Weston

I’ve been reading a book of essays by teacher and poet Taylor Mali, called What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World. He’s got a lot to say about education and the people involved in it–which … Continue reading

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