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Photo Club

Photo Club

We have 25 TAC kids in our photo clubs, 10 new, 15 have been in past years. They learn how to take pictures, how their cameras work, paying attention to what they are shooting – focusing and taking their time.Photo …
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Math Fun

Math Fun

Building a strong foundation for math skills begins early on. Preschoolers are able to  understand the following concepts: That numbers represent an amount of objects That numbers can be expressed as spoken words, written words, and written symbols That you …
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Story Time

Story Time

The Library Committee of Transfiguration  has volunteered to organize a story time this summer.  Volunteers from the group come in and read stories to the ELC children every Tuesday.  Thank you to everyone who has read to us!

Painting

Painting

Painting is messy and fun, but did you know that when your child is painting they are also learning many skills? Some benefits include: *Helping children communicate their emotions- through the use of different colors, they can express themselves without …
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Back to School Shopping

Back to School Shopping

If you are not aware, SCRIP is our ongoing gift card fundraiser.  You purchase gift cards to dozens of restaurants, grocery stores, gas stations, clothing stores and other retailers at face value and those retailers pay TLC ELC a percentage …
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MN Zoo Field Trip

MN Zoo Field Trip

The DuckTail class recently took a field trip to the Minnesota Zoo.  They spent the day playing in the splash pad, running and climbing at the park, checking out the animals and enjoying a picnic lunch.  Favorite parts of the …
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Science

Science

Tornado Tim and Sonic Sherry came back to visit the DuckTail and KinderPlus classes, this time to talk about our sense of smell.  We learned all about our Olfactory system.  We can not see smells because the molecules are too …
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Mt St Gooey

The KinderPlus class spent some time learning about volcanoes.  They also worked together to build a paper mache volcano, which they named Mt St Gooey.  The younger classes were lucky enough to get to watch the Kinders erupt their volcano, …
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Similarities and Differences

The DuckTail and KinderPlus classes recently went to a play at Stages Theater.  The play was called “Whoever You Are,” and based on the book of the same name by Mem Fox.  The story focuses on the similarities and differences …
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Wooden Toys

Wooden Toys

A special thank you to Phil Lagarde (Tracy McGuinness’s uncle) for donating homemade wooden toys for each child at TLC ELC.  Phil makes these toys for an organization called T.L.C. Toys.  T.L.C. Toys donates toys to needy families, shelters and …
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