09Nov
2016
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Forest Animals

We love learning about animals! Throughout the year, we learn to differentiate between zoo animals, pets and forest animals. When we talk about animals that live in the forest, we discuss what their house looks like and where they sleep. Birds sleep in nests, squirrels build homes in holes in trees, deer make beds in […]

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 […]

10Feb
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Feelings

February is a month of love – Children need to explore and learn how to handle emotions in a natural way…but often can’t apply the skills unless they have observed and practiced them.  This week we will practice strategies to manage our emotions and keep calm.  We will practice Yoga and other means of distressing, […]

23Jan
2015
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Guest Reader!

Gates Town Supervisor, Mark Assini, visited Generations this week and read to our UPK children.  Mr. Assini was very pleased that the Gates community is able to benefit from this innovative grant from NYSED and heard about the many aspects of the UPK program.  Mr. Assini was also able to learn about the value of the […]

12Nov
2014
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Forest Animals

We love learning about animals!  Throughout the year, we learn to differentiate between zoo animals, pets and forest animals.  When we talk about animals that live in the forest, we discuss what their house looks like and where they sleep.  Birds sleep in nests, squirrels build homes in holes in trees, deer make beds in […]