To have the very best meals we can provide and teachers who really care about them-even when you aren’t watching. They deserve to have friends who are kind to them, all the parts to the puzzle and super clean things to play with. They deserve tranquility, variety and lots of space. They deserve many opportunities […]
There is so much sensory learning going on in our infant rooms! Our infant teachers gave these little guys a few colors and some tools for mixing and they knew exactly what to do. Color changing, prints, touch, cause and effect, mess, and smiles!
“Behind the Reggio Approach are strong educational theories, practices and methods. Here are the main principles and how teachers put them into action.” When I was looking into preschools for Mazzy and Harlow, I would often see the term “Reggio Emilia” as the school’s approach to education, but I had little understanding of what that […]
Watching the blues swirl around at the bottom of the water. Touch it and watch it stir and wait while it settles back down. Hit it hard and the blue moves away. Swirl it softly and it follows your hand. A moment for us, a memory for them.
Due to the overwhelming response from parents of Vasaio Atelier, we are going to be keeping children away from windows and indoors during the eclipse on Monday the 21st of August. If you intend to keep your child home on Monday so they may be able to view eclipse and participate under your watchful supervision, […]
Try to throw something away around here and, unless it’s nasty garbage, someone is going to stop you! Not that Q-tips are garbage, but everything is something to us, to them, to the artistic mind. Teaching them how to paint? More likely teaching them coping skills. Don’t have a brush, what about this? They become […]
Stringing allows children to use their hands to refine a grip, strengthen the hand, develop fine motor skills that will serve for a life time and builds tremendous confidence when they finally move to the pen.
We like ours on a gigantic copper platter with wooden grinders…and then more on our highchair with cream so nobody can take our share.
Today was the first day we could harvest from the garden. The kids enjoyed picking radishes and lettuce; and one squash was ready. We have a few extra radishes if anyone is interested in taking some home. Let me know and I’ll bag them up for you.
After the bad guys walk the plank, we’re trapping the lion. Don’t forget the spaceship takes off at noon. The castle bridge is going up and we have to hurry across! By the way, my truck is backing up to drop this load, so watch your step.