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November 25, 2020

Ignite by Hatch – A Parent Perspective

Contributed by Jennifer Horner, Director of Education   Screen time is a phrase many parents, like myself, cringe about. Yet, I’ve been grateful for one particular app that’s helped my child actually learn and helped me better understand what he knows, and what he doesn’t.   When presented with Ignite by Hatch, I was ready Read More »

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November 1, 2016

Unit 3 Curriculum Resources

Unit 3, “Traditions & Celebrations,” is a celebration of our families and all of their unique traditions. Discovering new things about classmates and their families is a natural progression from our “All About Me” and “Communities” units, building upon self-awareness and positive social interactions. We’ll explore traditions from around the world and invite our families into our classrooms Read More »

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March 21, 2016

It Takes a Big Heart to Help Shape Little Minds

Contributed by Jennifer Horner, Education Specialist Early childhood professionals have a unique role in a child’s life. Every interaction is shaping their social and emotional development and is setting the stage for the rest of their lives. It’s true! The relationship a teacher develops with a child directly impacts the way they interact with others as Read More »

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January 2, 2016

Unit 4 – ASL (American Sign Language) for Infants and 1YO’s

  Use the link below to access the Unit 4 ASL (American Sign Language) Guide for Infants and 1YO’s. Infant & 1YO Sign Language – Unit 4 Unit 1-3 links are also included. It’s important to repeat and reinforce previously introduced signs as well. Infants commonly get frustrated because they are unable to communicate their Read More »

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January 2, 2016

Unit 4 Infant & 1YO Yoga Guide

The Infant and 1YO Yoga Guide for Unit 4 is available at the link below: Infant & 1YO Yoga Guide – Unit 4 This link also includes all previous Unit 1-3 yoga guides. It’s important to revisit previously introduced poses to strengthen both physical and cognitive development. Repetition is key in early childhood! Why Yoga? The American Academy Read More »

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October 28, 2015

Doodle Bugs! Celebrates National Positive Attitude Month

October is National Positive Attitude Month, a clearly defined opportunity to “Think positively. Expect great things.” Recognizing that a positive attitude has a tremendous impact on children and adults alike, Doodle Bugs! Children’s Centers is celebrating positivity with multiple initiatives. This “positivity campaign” is a natural extension of the Doodle Bugs! mission to build a Read More »

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September 27, 2015

Unit 2 – Handwriting Without Tears Guide

The Handwriting Without Tears (HWT) Guide for Unit 2 is available at the link below: HWT – Unit 2 You’ll notice that the Unit Guides and HWT Sequence have both been updated for the new school year! The objective of Unit 2 is for your students to …. Implementing a daily routine that includes a HWT experience during Circle Time Implementing Read More »

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September 27, 2015

Unit 2 Pre-K Math Guide

The PreK Math Guides for Unit 2 are available at the links below: PreK Math_Week of October 12 PreK Math_Week of October 19 PreK Math_Week of October 26 PreK Math_Week of November 2 PreK Math_Week of November 9 PreK Math_Week of November 16 PreK Math_Week of November 23 You’ll notice that the weekly Math Guides have been updated for Read More »

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September 26, 2015

Unit 2 Art & Craft Guide

The Art and Craft Guide for Unit 2 is available at the link below: Unit 2- Art and Craft Guide You’ll notice that the Art and Craft Guide has been updated for the new school year! The objective of Unit 2 is for your students to have meaningful art and craft experiences during each and every doodle day. This will happen in your classroom Read More »

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August 14, 2015

Unit 1 Preschool Math Guide

The Preschool Math Guide for Unit 1 is available at the link below: Preschool Math_Unit 1 You’ll notice that the Unit Guides have been updated for the new school year! The objective of Unit 1 is for your students to have meaningful math experiences during each and every doodle day. This will happen in your classroom by… Introducing and promoting “math talk” Read More »

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