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September 16, 2013

Read For The Record 2013

Read for the Record is rapidly approaching! Last year more than 2.2 million people read the same book on the same day, to celebrate literacy and promote awareness – and this year promises to be even better! Many of you were a part of this national event, making last year’s featured story come alive! On Read More »

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September 4, 2013

Grandparents Day Celebration is September 11th

Special people deserve a special day! This year, Grandparents Day is Sunday, 8th, in your classroom you will be celebrating this special holiday during Mr Family & Home week on Wednesday, September 11th. Keep in mind that this is an all-day event, to allow families to attend at their convenience. In 1979, President Jimmy Carter Read More »

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August 26, 2013

Homework in Preschool?

With the new school year approaching, be prepared for inevitable questions about homework. Some parents request it, convinced that it’s necessary to be ‘ready for kindergarten.’ Others are unsure, but will ask teachers about it because “my friend’s kids get a worksheet every night.” Homework is always a hot topic – there’s even a Teen Read More »

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November 29, 2012

Holiday Celebrations

It is that time of year when we celebrate each family’s special Holiday Traditions and share special memories, recipes, rituals, events, decorations, and create new traditions with the ones we love. Today’s post, contributed by Stephanie Fuqua (Preschool teacher, West Amherst), shares some terrific suggestions for supplementing December’s “Traditions & Celebrations’ curriculum. Enjoy! Celebrating Christmas Read More »

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November 14, 2012

Feeling Thankful? Tips for your classroom’s THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION!

“For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Today’s post, contributed by Stephanie Fuqua (Preschool Teacher, West Amherst location) shares some tried-and-true suggestions to enhance your classroom’s upcoming Thanksgiving celebration. Enjoy! Crafts Read More »

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October 30, 2012

Doodle-DOs and lollipop moments

It started as a funny little comment and evolved to become the key takeaway from my conference session, “You either Doodle-DO or you Doodle-DON’T.”  I didn’t realize how meaningful that statement was until later, when teachers started sharing examples of the many, many ways that they clearly “Doodle-DO.” It is humbling and inspiring to work with people Read More »

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October 17, 2012

3rd Annual Early Childhood Conference – “Play has a Purpose”

Our outstanding team is truly the heart of our program’s success. With their dedication, enthusiasm and genuine love for early childhood education, our teachers work hard to build the doodle community. As a token of our appreciation for their efforts, we are proud to celebrate this amazing team with our third annual Early Childhood Conference. Read More »

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September 24, 2012

Read for the Record – October 4, 2012

Are you ready to Read for the Record? Once again, the national Read for the Record event coincides with our annual Open House – what a perfect way to celebrate literacy with children and their families! This year’s featured book is one of Mr. Doodle Bug’s favorite stories, Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad by Read More »

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