Puddle Day 2017

It was a splash!! Every year, we participate in Puddle Day. It is a worthy cause and an amazing experience for the children. We went out and started to spray the hose. The children were instantly drawn to the water!! The children were jumping and splashing away! The giggles we heard this morning were infectious!…

How Can We Help Plants Grow?🍃🌿

Part 1 A provocation was set out on Monday morning.  A plant, two spray bottles and a candle were on the table. Beside it, there was a sign that posed the question, “how can we help plants grow?” Three children were around the table. One child was asking for a turn with the spray bottle.…

Outdoor Art

The warmer weather has allowed us to enjoy different activities outside.  The children explored painting with water on the fence.  The toddlers started to paint using brushes and then quickly the activity lead them to painting with their hands.  They realized that their handprints were disappearing after a little while.  This allowed more room for…

☔️ Rain Rain Go Away ☔️

We were looking out the window, watching the rain fall today.  The toddlers noticed all the puddles and that their outdoor toys were getting wet.  We even had the chance to see three birds “playing” in the rain.  We talked about what we would need to stay dry if we were outside in the rain.…

Kind Friends 💕

It warms our hearts to our hearts to see the beginning stages of empathy to develop. One of the toddlers was feeling sad in the morning. One of the other children had noticed and went over to comfort her. He rubbed her back and asked if she was okay. The, another child had seen this…

So Much More! 

In the mind of a child, every object doesn’t have just one purpose.  When we bring in recycled materials, the children use them for a long time. They use and extend their creative imagination. It’s always interesting to observe their forms of expression!        

Painting on Tin Foil🎨

The children collaborated on some tin foil art! They sat together and painted on the reflective material. We noticed the pitter-patter sound the foil made when our brushes touched it. Some toddlers used their hands to make handprints or swirl the paint. Some learned the word “splat” and when I said it, they splattered their…