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January 3, 2017

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue 279

Happy New Year! We are sending you all good vibes for a very healthy and happy 2017. It’s the first Tuesday of January and we’re ready to celebrate Mitch Gabner, Maintenance Specialist for all of our centers and our first Employee of the Month for 2017! Mitch is an essential part of our incredible maintenance Read More »

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January 3, 2017

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue 279

Happy New Year! We are sending you all good vibes for a very healthy and happy 2017. It’s the first Tuesday of January and we’re ready to celebrate Mitch Gabner, Maintenance Specialist for all of our centers and our first Employee of the Month for 2017! Mitch is an essential part of our incredible maintenance Read More »

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December 22, 2016

12 Directors of Doodle Bugs! Day 12: Mars Edition

This month we are taking a moment to recognize the 12 Center Directors from our corporate locations. Being the leader of a child care center is a big job. Not only are Directors overseeing their team, and the daily operations in the center, they are also role models, nurturers, cheerleaders and teachers for all of Read More »

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September 29, 2016

An Update on Our Newest Center – Mars, PA!

We’re dropping in with an update on our newest location– Mars, Pennsylvania, just outside of Pittsburgh! The new center, located at 230 Scharberry Lane (just off Route 228), will accommodate 164 children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. The facility is 10,799 square feet and will feature a 20,000 square foot playground! Currently, construction is focused Read More »

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June 27, 2016

Doodle Bugs! Announces Second Location in Pittsburgh-Area

Doodle Bugs! Children’s Learning Academy, a leading early childhood education provider, is thrilled to announce plans for a second Pittsburgh-area location in Mars, Pennsylvania! The new center, located at 230 Scharberry Lane, just off Route 228 in Mars Pennsylvania, will accommodate 164 children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Construction has commenced for the 10,799 Read More »

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June 22, 2015

Differentiation Guide: Taste of Doodleville

*Please note* This blog is intended for campers (ages 3+) but toddler teachers may find some ideas easy to adapt. Toddler teachers are also encouraged to review the toddler-specific differentiation ideas found in the curriculum notes. “Taste of Doodleville” provides campers the opportunity to experiment with mathematical and scientific concepts.  Utilize the differentiation activities below to maintain Read More »

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July 23, 2014

August 2014 Recommended Reading

Leap & SA The Kids Invention Book by Arlene Erlbach Mistakes That Worked by Charlotte Jones Incredible Inventions by Lee Bennett Hopkins ABC Zooborns! By Andrew Bleiman and Chris Eastland Alex The Parrot, No Ordinary Bird by Stephanie Spinner Birds of a Feather by Bernadette Gervais (1-8) Body Actions by Shelley Rotner Desert Baths by Read More »

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June 24, 2014

July 2014 Recommended Reading

Summer Camp Museum ABC by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Museum 123 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Touch the Art: Brush Mona Lisa’s Hair by Julie Appel and Amy Guglielmo Babar’s Museum of Art by Laruen de Brunhoff Georgia’s Bones by Jen Bryant Claude Monet: Sunshine and Waterlilies by True Kelley Paris in the Read More »

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June 25, 2013

July-August 2013 Recommended Reading

School Age Program (Ages 5-12) A Picture Book of Paul Revere by David A. Adler In 1776 by Jean Marzollo The Flag Maker by Susan Campbell Bartoletti I Am America by Charles R. Smith Jr. Yankee Doodle by Gary Chalk The First Independence Day Celebration by Kathy Allen Independence Day by Molly Aloian The Fourth 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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