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May 25, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #18

“If we want our children to possess the traits of character we most admire, we need to teach them what those traits are and why they deserve both admiration and allegiance.” — William J. Bennett To create a caring community of learners, a teacher must understand the value of character education and be a positive role model. It Read More »

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May 22, 2010

The Friday Five

Happy Friday! Here are five more fun photos that perfectly illustrate our delightful doodle days – enjoy! The Zoo (West Amherst) Fun in the Sun (East Amherst) Parachute Play (Cheektowaga) School Age Creations (Penfield) Incognito (Clarence) Have a great weekend!  

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May 18, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #17

“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.” — Henry James When a teacher’s primary focus is building relationships with her students, she creates the ideal environment for learning. Her kindness — in the form of thoughtful words, Read More »

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May 15, 2010

The Friday Five

Happy Friday! We’re happy to share 5 fun tidbits to wrap up the week – enjoy! Thank You! Teacher Appreciation Week was an overwhelming success! Parents, children, administrators and colleagues joined together to recognize our amazing teaching team’s many talents. Kudos! In order to maintain our MSA accreditation, our West Amherst, Cheektowaga, East Amherst and Clarence/Williamsville Read More »

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May 11, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #16

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh,” he whispered. “Yes, Piglet?” “Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw, “I just wanted to be sure of you.” Are you familiar with the delightful friendship between A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh and his dear friend Piglet? Still a ‘Very Small Animal’ who is often anxious and a bit unsure of Read More »

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May 7, 2010

The Friday Five

Happy Friday! Here’s another collection of links & photos to wrap up the week – enjoy! It’s not too late to join Team Doodle! Did you know that Doodle Bugs! is participating in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure (Buffalo, June 12) and the Stroll for Strong (Rochester, June 5). Faculty members and doodle 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 26, 2010

Have a doodle day!

Don’t worry – your favorite blog features, like Team Tuesday & the Friday Five, will resume next week. Until then, be sure to visit us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter  for lots of great photos and daily program highlights. “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the 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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April 20, 2010

Doodle Bugs! Team Tuesday: Issue #14

“People don’t care how much you know –until they know how much you care.”               –John C. Maxwell At Doodle Bugs!, our mission is to build a community of happy children, happy parents and happy teachers. Recognizing that building relationships is a necessary first step to building community, we focus our attention on building and maintaining Read More »

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