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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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March 26, 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!  1. The excitement about our soon-to-be-butterflies continues! Each center set up their butterfly pavilion last week and began their observation. We’ll watch the caterpillars make their magical transformation in the coming weeks, to help everyone Read More »

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March 23, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #10

“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”  – Scott Adams Children love birthdays! Aside from their own birthdays, they are most excited about Mom’s and Dad’s big day —  so our teachers often facilitate making a special card, keepsake or work of art. Read More »

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March 19, 2010

The Friday Five

We’re happy to present The Friday Five, a new weekly blog feature offering a quick look at interesting links, fun photos and other recent doodle details – enjoy! Fitness is fun – for everyone! The management team enjoyed a high-energy, team-building Tae Kwon Do lesson during this month’s Directors Meeting, thanks to the expert instructors Read More »

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March 16, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #9

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” ~Winston Churchill The world is a brighter, happier place because some people bring their own sunshine. When teachers embrace every day with cheerful enthusiasm and a sunny disposition, children and their families immediately feel ‘at home’ at the center. As a result, a doodle day Read More »

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