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Cookin in the Kitchen!

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Mya and Alex took a break from kitchen play to ham it up for the camera this week. The Tiger room was really active in imaginative play, and these two were busy cooking pretend sandwiches in the mini kitchen. Some of … Continue reading

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All the Senses

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Toddlerland. There’s always something crazy-cool going on there, and this day was no different. Sensory bins help the little ones  discover new things through all their senses-to immerse themselves and learn in a full capacity. Angel had a blast in … Continue reading

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Whoaaa!

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In case you haven’t heard, the Gecko Room has an indoor sandbox. Owen and his friend sure had fun pouring, sifting, and measuring sand this week. Sand is an awesome exploration tool because it stretches the imagination, requires kids to … Continue reading

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Precision Cutting

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Later in life—certainly in kindergarten—kids will master projects that require precision cutting and writing if their fine motor skills get a good workout early on. Success in these areas depends on strong fine motor skills, so we practice them here … Continue reading

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Dreams of Spring

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Well, technically it’s Spring—even though it doesn’t feel like it quite yet. Even so, the chilly temperatures sure aren’t stopping EC3’s little ones from running around, playing, learning, and having a grand ol’ time outside. They love having grass to … Continue reading

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Focused Relaxation

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  March is reading month at EC3, and this week in the Bluegill Room Patti’s sister, Marcia, came in to read “Piggie Pie!” Out-loud reading time helps develop so many different skills in young minds, but it also provides a … Continue reading

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What could she be thinking?

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Often times we focus on what our EC3 kids are doing in the photos we share, and we try to explain the connection between “play” and development. But the real magic is going on in those cute little noggins. Emerson … Continue reading

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“Lego” is Danish for “play well.”

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Look at these Bears building in the Bear Room! Tyler is having fun with Danielle and helping Spencer build a super-high-to-the-sky, multi-colored tower out of Legos. Who doesn’t love Legos? Those colorful and easy-to-use blocks still have the same bumps … Continue reading

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Peek-a-boo

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  Brynn is enjoying some sensory learning in the Bee Room. This cubby area is perfect for developing self recognition with the mirrors of all sizes. gross motor skills. She can pull herself up to see what else is going … Continue reading

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Moving on Up!

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Well what fun! The Tiger room has been re-arranged and boy-oh-boy do the preschoolers love it! Emerson, Ella and Ian now have some awesome padded floor space to safely build, share and play. Mya and Sierra enjoy the new reading … Continue reading

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