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July 6, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #23

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” – John Lennon It is always a pleasure to recognize a teaching team that works beautifully together, sharing a vision for the best possible early care and education. Today, we are proud to highlight Brianna & Sarah and Cassie Read More »

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June 22, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #21

In anticipation of Pre-K Graduation 2010, this edition of Team Tuesday celebrates the entire early childhood team! Every member of the doodle community is responsible for children’s successful transition to elementary school. For taking that responsibility seriously and working hard to build a community of happy children, happy parents and happy teachers, we say THANK Read More »

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June 12, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Friday Five

Happy Friday! We’re happy to share five more fabulous photos of the doodle details that made our week delightful! Everyone got a kick out of our year-end Tae Kwon Do demonstrations! (Lancaster) Friends jumped for joy during Doodle Dance & Fitness demonstrations. (Webster) A  game of  ‘Mermaid Says’ made quite a splash! (Orchard Park) The Read More »

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June 4, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Friday Five

Happy Friday! Our curriculum focus on Oceans made quite a splash in our classrooms this week, so we’re happy to share 5 fun photos of fabulous thematic learning experiences – enjoy! Sand, water and seaweed created a slippery, sloppy, super sensory experience. (Cheektowaga) Goggles and snorkels made circle time more fun. (Orchard Park) Every artist added a personal Read More »

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May 4, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #15

“Children and adults who play together discover a world beyond themselves, engendering respect for each individual’s knowledge, strengths and values.” Today’s edition of Team Tuesday features a few examples of the wonderful collaboration between our centers and local adult-care organizations. These community connections allow our students and our visitors to enjoy the many benefits of intergenerational relationships. Read More »

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April 23, 2010

The Friday Five

Happy Friday! Here are five fun photos that perfectly illustrate a delightful doodle day. Enjoy! “It doesn’t look like a frog yet!” (Cheektowaga) “Messy? You haven’t seen anything yet!” (Orchard Park) “Pop in for some fun with our school agers!” (West Amherst) “Playdough and science – it’s a win/win situation!” (Penfield) “Put your dancing shoes 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 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 9, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #8

“There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.”  ~Elizabeth Lawrence Our teachers happily tend to that garden each and every day, as they plant the seeds for a lifelong love of learning. It is a pleasure to highlight Read More »

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January 26, 2010

Team Tuesday

Today’s edition of Team Tuesday highlights a few of the many, many ways that our infant team members consistently ‘take a moment to make a moment’. By recognizing that individual attention is the key to building genuine relationships with children (and their parents!), each of these talented team members succeeds in creating a caring community Read More »

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