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May 4, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #15

“Children and adults who play together discover a world beyond themselves, engendering respect for each individual’s knowledge, strengths and values.” Today’s edition of Team Tuesday features a few examples of the wonderful collaboration between our centers and local adult-care organizations. These community connections allow our students and our visitors to enjoy the many benefits of intergenerational relationships. Read More »

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April 26, 2010

Have a doodle day!

Don’t worry – your favorite blog features, like Team Tuesday & the Friday Five, will resume next week. Until then, be sure to visit us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter  for lots of great photos and daily program highlights. “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the Read More »

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April 23, 2010

The Friday Five

Happy Friday! Here are five fun photos that perfectly illustrate a delightful doodle day. Enjoy! “It doesn’t look like a frog yet!” (Cheektowaga) “Messy? You haven’t seen anything yet!” (Orchard Park) “Pop in for some fun with our school agers!” (West Amherst) “Playdough and science – it’s a win/win situation!” (Penfield) “Put your dancing shoes Read More »

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April 20, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #14

“People don’t care how much you know –until they know how much you care.”               –John C. Maxwell At Doodle Bugs!, our mission is to build a community of happy children, happy parents and happy teachers. Recognizing that building relationships is a necessary first step to building community, we focus our attention on building and maintaining Read More »

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April 16, 2010

The Friday Five

Happy Friday! Another collection of links, photos and other interesting tidbits to wrap up the week – enjoy! Spring has sprung! Outdoor play is such an important part of our program – we’re always thrilled when Mother Nature cooperates! The transformation is complete! The Penfield center celebrated their butterfly release this week – what an Read More »

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April 13, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #13

“We make a living by what we do, but we make a life by what we give.”      – Winston Churchill Doodle Bugs! teaching team is made up of talented, passionate individuals who CARE; these shared values (Commitment, Accoutability, Respect and Excellence) are evident in our classrooms and in the communities we serve. We are especially proud to recognize Read More »

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April 9, 2010

The Friday Five

Happy Friday! Another collection of links, photos and other interesting tidbits to wrap up the week – enjoy! 1.  “In my garden there is a large place for sentiment.  My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams.” This week’s curriculum focus on ‘Great Gardens’ has been an amazing opportunity to investigate Read More »

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April 6, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #12

“I can no other answer make, but thanks, and thanks.” — William Shakespeare When a teacher’s genuine interest in building relationships with families couples with her natural talent for teaching, children and their parents immediately feel ‘at home’ at the center. With kindness and comfort, happiness is shared. Today’s edition of Team Tuesday celebrates Dawn Read More »

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April 2, 2010

The Friday Five

Happy Friday! We’re happy to share a collection of links, photos and other interesting tidbits to wrap up the week – enjoy! “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” March is ‘Music in our Schools’ month, so this last week of March has been a musical delight. So many parents, Read More »

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March 30, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue# 11

“While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about.” ~Angela Schwindt By now, you’ve likely read or heard Doodle Bugs! mission statement: “building a community of happy children, happy parents and happy teachers.” More than just a catchy phrase, our mission genuinely guides our work – influencing Read More »

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