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March 30, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue# 11

“While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about.” ~Angela Schwindt By now, you’ve likely read or heard Doodle Bugs! mission statement: “building a community of happy children, happy parents and happy teachers.” More than just a catchy phrase, our mission genuinely guides our work – influencing 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 23, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #10

“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”  – Scott Adams Children love birthdays! Aside from their own birthdays, they are most excited about Mom’s and Dad’s big day —  so our teachers often facilitate making a special card, keepsake or work of art. 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 16, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #9

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” ~Winston Churchill The world is a brighter, happier place because some people bring their own sunshine. When teachers embrace every day with cheerful enthusiasm and a sunny disposition, children and their families immediately feel ‘at home’ at the center. As a result, a doodle day 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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March 2, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #7

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”  ~G.K. Chesterton It is often said that when love and skill combine, you can expect a masterpiece. This is particularly true in education. You can see a teacher’s love for her students; it’s obvious in her patience, Read More »

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February 23, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #6

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are endless.” — Mother Teresa Too often, we underestimate the importance of simple kindnesses — a smile, a warm welcome, or a thoughtful response can mark the difference between a good day and a great day.  When team members genuinely value these ‘little Read More »

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February 16, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #5

Today’s edition of Team Tuesday reminds us that our students and their families take an active role in creating a caring community of learners. It is often said that the finest moments in education are when ‘the student becomes the teacher’. With that thought in mind, we are proud to feature Sabrina, a student in Read More »

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February 9, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #4

By popular demand, today’s edition of Team Tuesday features another example of the incredible ways our infant teachers ‘take a moment to make a moment’. Parent partnerships begin in our infant rooms, setting the tone for a family’s entire doodle experience; it is truly a pleasure to recognize our teachers for their role in the Read More »

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