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April 15, 2011

Doodle Bugs! Friday Five

“Let a joy keep you. Reach out your hands and take it when it runs by.” – Carl Sandburg What a joyful week we’ve had! Our participation in the Week of the Young Child filled our doodle days with extra cheer, fun & happinesss. We’re happy to share 5 fun photos to provide a peek Read More »

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April 9, 2011

Doodle Bugs! Friday Five

“Whoever wants to understand much must play much.” — Gottfried Benn Happy Friday! It is often said that play is the work of early childhood; these 5 fun photos provide a peek at this week’s work: Pudding painting – the ultimate sensory experience! (West Amherst) Planting seeds and growing science skills. (East Amherst) An artist’s contribution Read More »

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March 12, 2011

Doodle Bugs! Friday Five

Whether the weather be cold, Whether the weather be hot, We’ll weather the weather, Whatever the weather, Whether we like it or not! The wet, wild, wintry, windy weather we’ve weathered this week has perfectly complemented our ‘March Winds & Weather’ theme! Here’s a peek at some of the ways we learned through play: We Read More »

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February 12, 2011

Doodle Bugs! Friday Five

“Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.” — O. Fred Donaldson Happy Friday! We understand that children learn best when they take an active role in the process, so a doodle day is best described as hands-on learning through hands-on fun! Enjoy! When Mother Nature was uncooperative and Read More »

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January 24, 2011

Doodle Bugs! Ranks in Top 50 in North America

Hooray! We’re happy to share some great doodle news – and as always, we appreciate your ongoing support of the doodle community:  BUFFALO, NY – January 24, 2011 – Doodle Bugs! Children’s Centers has earned placement on Exchange Magazine’s Top 50 List, an annual ranking of North America’s largest for-profit child care organizations. “I attribute our Read More »

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January 14, 2011

Doodle Bugs! Friday Five

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning.” -Mr. Rogers  Happy Friday! We’re happy to share five fun photos that highlight how learning looked at Doodle Bugs! this week. Enjoy! The easel provides opportunities for painting, drawing, color mixing, and more! (Cheektowaga) Read More »

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January 11, 2011

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #48

The only real training for leadership is leadership. ~Antony Jay It is our pleasure to announce another in-house promotion: Kate Lew has been named Center Director at our East Amherst location! Kate has been a valued member of the doodle team since 2006, when she began her career as a Pre-Kindergarten teacher at our West Read More »

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January 7, 2011

Doodle Bugs! Friday Five

“A snowflake is winter’s butterfly.” It’s been another terrific winter week at Doodle Bugs! Here’s a peek at our week – enjoy! Did you check out the Snowman Contest? Every classroom made such a creative contribution! With our curriculum focus on ‘Snow & Ice’ we’ve seen snowy creations in every learning center, including the sensory bin… Read More »

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December 29, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #46

As the doodle community grows, so does the opportunity for team members’ professional growth. It is always a pleasure to reward qualified teachers’ dedication and effort! Specifically, we are proud to announce the following well-deserved promotions: At the Orchard Park center, Sarah Forsythe (an assistant infant teacher) has been promoted to an Infant Lead Teacher. Read More »

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December 18, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Friday Five

Happy Friday! Enjoy this peek at our terrific week: “I am lighting all the candles, on this Hanukkah night. I am lighting all the candles, to see them shining bright.” (Henrietta) “Then all the reindeer loved him, as they shouted out with glee…” (West Amherst) “Later on, we’ll conspire, as we dream by the fire.” Read More »

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