16Jul
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Summer Games

This year we got to enjoy the World Cup and see the US team put out an awesome effort.  In recognition of these efforts, our children will be playing soccer and learning about the sport to continue to grow the love of the game.  What other games do we play in the summer?  Look for […]

15Jul
2015
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Summer Camp Theme: The Great Outdoors

Our theme this week for summer camp is, “The Great Outdoors! ” Our campers enjoyed a field trip to a wild life refuge.  Wild Wings is a not-for-profit educational organization that cares for permanently injured birds of prey or “raptors” which are unable to survive on their own in the wild.  A fact the children found […]

08Jul
2015
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Summer Camp: CSI

Our Summer Adventures 4 Kids is in full swing.  This week the theme is CSI:  Camp Scene Investigations. Our St. John’s kids had to maneuver through a “laser” obstacle course without getting touched by a laser (red yarn which criss-crossed through the room).   Stenson campers showed off their own detective licenses, badges, and disguises!  Over at our […]

07Jul
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: From the Garden

We planted all kinds of seeds in the spring.  When the seeds sprout, we can move them outside and watch them grow flowers and vegetables.  This week we will look at what we’ve grown or learn about what farmers grow for us.  We will try foods that grow in the garden and some things we […]

01Jul
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Bubble Mania

Imagine if you could float like a bubble on the breeze!  We all wish we could to help cool off!  Rather, we enjoyed bubble art and making new kinds of bubbles to see how big we can make them.  We watched them float and pop and made art with them too!  Have you ever seen […]

01Jul
2015
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Congratulations Grads!

Over the past two weeks, Generations Pre-Kindergarten and Universal Pre-K classes held graduation ceremonies and celebrated our children who are ready to move on to Kindergarten.  We have worked to teach our children to be problem solvers, work independently as well as together, to build language, literacy, math, science, and social skills. We are confident that […]

17Jun
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Going on Vacation

Its summer time!  Time to enjoy the outdoors and everything growing around us!  Many people enjoy extra family time or seeing someplace new in the summer.  What will you do to enjoy the warmest season of the year?  We will make predictions and graph our responses.  Whatever your plans, be sure to find time to […]

10Jun
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Polka Dots & Patterns

So many things around us are based on patterns and things that repeat.  We can learn how things grow, how buildings are built and how songs come together by looking at patterns.  We are also building math and reading skills by learning to recognize and repeat patterns.  We will make patterns in our block and […]

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