April 10th is Siblings Day
Today is Siblings Day. It’s a good time to check in with any brothers and sisters.
“Family Friday” Closes Out The Week of the Young Child
To finish off our week-long celebration of The Week of the Young Child, we had families join us for a story at our Nature Classroom, and help plant flower seeds for the children to tend to until they are mature enough to transplant to our garden boxes in the Nature Classroom.
It’s Nature Art Day During Week of the Young Child Celebration at First Church Preschool
Today the children were painting alfresco using natural materials they had gathered from the out of doors.
Week of the Young Child – Work Together Wednesday
During the Week of the Young Child, on “Work Together Wednesday”, our 4s put together an obstacle course in our gym and then demonstrated for the 2s and 3s how to navigate it, and even assisted them in making their way through.
Visit With a Nutritionist
In celebration of the Week of the Young Child, today we had a visit with nutritionist, Amy Palmer, who taught the children about healthy foods and nutrition.
Visit With Sheep Farmer
We had a wonderful visit with Pete and Carol Sepe from Sepe Farm, located in Sandy Hook, CT. They came and with a sheep and two lambs and did a wool shearing demonstration for the children. For more information about Sepe Farm, visit www.sepefarm.com.
Early Bird Rates for Our Summer 2019 Program End Friday, April 12th
Think summer!! Our Early Bird rates for this year’s summer program end this Friday, so don’t delay if you want to take advantage of the reduced rates for our popular program, filled with fun for kids ages 2 – 5 years. Get more information and submit an application on our website today!
It’s the Week of the Young Child! 4/8-4/12
This week, April 8th – 12th, is the Week of the Young Child! This annual celebration is hosted by The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and centers around five fun-filled, themed days to spotlight early learning and celebrate our youngest learners, their teachers, their families, and their communities. For more information: … Read more
April is National Poetry Month
April is National Poetry Month. Who is your favorite poet? Here is an anthology of poems that kids like:https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poems-kids