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November 1, 2016

Celebrating the Holidays at Doodle Bugs!

“It’s the most wonderful time, of the year…” Holidays are a joyous time of year – especially at Doodle Bugs! It’s a busy time, too, and there can be lots to keep track of. Below is a list of all of the center event details, holiday information, ‘why’s’ behind the ‘what’s’, and important dates and times for the Read More »

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April 6, 2016

Unit 6 Curriculum Resources

  Unit 6, “The Great Outdoors”, invites children to explore the natural world around them! Thematic weeks within this unit include: Weather & Seasons, Gardens & Ponds, Tiny Crawlers, and Things with Wings. I Can… is the transition week that follows this unit. This resource is intended to provide you with additional information, guides, and Read More »

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May 21, 2015

The mess… is where the magic happens.

The mess…is where the magic happens.   We’ve all been there – your gloriously clean and organized classroom slowly but surely starts to lose its glimmer. Each easel paint drip, sensory bin splatter, rice table spill, and toy bin tumble brings on a growing sense of anxiousness and you start envisioning a check list of Read More »

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April 6, 2015

“Oh Say Can You Say” – Using Great Language in Your Classroom

Teacher:        “Can you come to the changing table and get a clean diaper?” Child:              “NO!”   Teacher:        “Do you want to get your jacket on to go outside?” Child:              “No thanks.” It has happened to all of us. While we’re trying to give a child a choice or give directions politely, we inadvertently start a Read More »

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October 16, 2014

How to Help Your Child Read Fluently

Introducing our guest blogger:ABCmouse.com is a partner of Doodle Bugs! Children’s Centers and offers a way for children to interact with technology while learning foundational skills, experimenting with cause and effect, and collaborating with classmates. All Doodle Bugs! preschool and pre-k classroom teachers use ABCmouse.com’s learning activities as an extension of play-based classroom activities and the classroom-linked Read More »

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September 24, 2014

The Fight Against Illness…One Germ at a Time

This isn’t Gotham City, but there is a villain lurking about. That villain is germs! Not only is it cold and flu season, but a fast-spreading virus related to hand-foot-and-mouth disease called enterovirus D68 is hospitalizing kids across the country, including in Buffalo. With children back in school, the spread of germs becomes more prevalent. Read More »

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September 12, 2014

Still Struggling with Back-to-School Routines? It’s Not Too Late to Make It Easier.

For many families, there’s a long list of to-dos for the fall and back-to-school season; from adjusting bed times to mastering the art of lunch packing, new routines are created and introduced. Despite good intentions, families can still struggle with these new transitions weeks after the start of school. According to Christina Fecio, director of Read More »

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September 4, 2014

Calming the Back-to-School Jitters

Introducing our guest blogger: WatchMeGrow. Doodle Bugs! Children’s Centers partner with WatchMeGrow to offer high-quality streaming video at all of our centers. Parents of children at Doodle Bugs! can securely log in to see important moments during their child’s day at child care. Parents feel connected and see first hand the extraordinary level of care Read More »

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August 11, 2014

Let Doodle Bugs! Help with Dinner Tonight!

At Doodle Bugs!, we know that healthy children are happy children. That’s why nutrition, fitness, and other healthy habits are integral parts of the Doodle Bugs! program. It starts with the high-quality, nutritious meals served at breakfast and lunch, which are filled with fresh fruits, vegetables, and deliciousness. Because eating well is a key to Read More »

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July 21, 2014

Learning Styles and Technology

Introducing our guest blogger:ABCmouse.com is a partner of Doodle Bugs! Children’s Centers and offers a way for children to interact with technology while learning foundational skills, experimenting with cause and effect, and collaborating with classmates. All Doodle Bugs! preschool and pre-k classroom teachers use ABCmouse.com’s learning activities as an extension of play-based classroom activities and the classroom-linked Read More »

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