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April 6, 2020

Bravo! this Week | April 6

It’s a new week– a fresh start, as we try to find rhythm in our new normal. We’re sharing a brand new list of Happy at Home activities, adapted from our Bravo! Curriculum, to help inspire exploration and learning at home (and maybe a few moments of calm for moms and dads). We hope that Read More »

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March 30, 2020

Bravo! this Week | March 30

We’re back this week with another edition of Happy at Home – a list of activities from our Bravo! Curriculum, adapted for home. We hope that these activities help to bring some happiness to your days this week. Share your #happyathome activities with us by tagging @DoodleBugsUSA on social – we would love to see Read More »

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March 23, 2020

Bravo! this Week | March 23

Contributed by Lauren Wierzbicki, Education Specialist During this ever-changing time, many of us are finding ourselves with a lot more time spent at home with children. And, with so much uncertainty, we’re all trying to develop a “new normal”, balancing working from home with caring for their children.   With a few simple materials, you Read More »

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October 25, 2019

Bringing Doodle Bugs! Play Home: Push Track

Contributed by: Jennifer Horner, Director of Education We’re so thankful for November! This month is one of our absolute favorites with so many fun Doodle Traditions like our annual Turkey Trot, celebration of friends and community at our Thanksgiving Feast, and our highly acclaimed day after Thanksgiving PJ Party! Another exciting element of our November Read More »

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October 8, 2019

Parenting in an Increasingly Digital World

Contributed by: Lauren Wierzbicki, Education Specialist Parenting in the 21st century is hard. We are all trying our best to raise our children with one particularly daunting hurdle that our own parents didn’t have – modern technology. Our children have more exposure to technology than we did as children, growing up in a world where Read More »

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September 28, 2018

STEAM: Focus on the Future

Contributed by Alison Tweedie, Education Specialist STEAM has emerged as a significant buzz word in the world of education. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math. From Early Childhood experiences  all the way through college we hear about this push to engage children and young adults, especially girls, in STEAM. This push Read More »

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September 20, 2017

Doodle Bugs! Elevates Tech Curriculum with New Full STEAM Ahead Program!

When you think about your child’s first birthday, chances are good that your memories (and your photos!) captured a little one who was more interested in the wrapping paper and boxes than the actual gifts. Later, you saw that same interest in sticks or puddles while at the park, and in “boring” objects like your Read More »

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March 1, 2017

Doodle Bugs! Children and Teachers Rev Up for NEA’s Read Across America Day!

Children from all of our Doodle Bugs! locations will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the sixteenth annual National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day tomorrow, Thursday, March 2, 2017 (also known as Dr. Seuss’ birthday)! The National Education Association is the nation’s largest professional employee organization, representing 3.2 million elementary Read More »

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February 21, 2017

Doodle Bugs! Education Team Doubles in Size

We are so proud of the Happy Teachers that fill our centers. Every day, they deliver a personalized experience to the children and parents that make up our Doodle Family. Behind the scenes, the Education Team is continuously working alongside our teachers to provide them with the resources they need to deliver excellence in early childhood education. Read More »

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December 1, 2016

Unit 4 Curriculum Resources

Unit 4, “Amazing Animals,”  … The resources below are vital to successful curriculum implementation and are necessary parts of the program. Developmental Goals & Objectives– What are children learning and why are they learning it? This resource is intended to  provide additional insight into the curriculum concept map– which can be found in the 2016-2017 Curriculum Implementation Manual. Art & Craft Read More »

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