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Fall Fun in the Aardvark Room

Fall Fun in the Aardvark Room

The Aardvark class took a field trip to Pahl’s Market last month.  While there they looked at pumpkins of all different sizes and colors, and had fun playing in a corn pit. Back at school, the Aardvark class worked together …
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Fall Fun in the Penguin Room

Fall Fun in the Penguin Room

The Penguin class has enjoyed some fall activities this month.  The Penguins had fun painting with decorative corn, exploring a sliced up pumpkin and playing with pumpkin puree. Sensory activities such as playing with pumpkin puree and painting with fingers …
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DuckTail and KinderPlus Trick or Treat at Senior Center

DuckTail and KinderPlus Trick or Treat at Senior Center

The DuckTail and KinderPlus class took a field trip to Nine Mile Senior Living Center to go trick or treating.  The day was enjoyed by both the seniors and the children.  The children did a great job using their manners …
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Cooking with the Kinders

Cooking with the Kinders

The KinderPlus class had a fun day making “Apple Pie Bread”.  Each Kinder had a chance to add an ingredient, and learned how to use tools such as an apple peeler/corer, measuring cups and spoons and an electric mixer.  This …
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Nature Play

Nature Play

The DuckTail class took a field trip to Woodlake Nature Center.  After a nature hike along one of the paths, they also had a chance to play in the “natural play area”, which includes a large open area with sticks, …
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Sensory Play: Cloud Dough

Sensory Play: Cloud Dough

While learning about the letter “Cc“, the DuckTail class made their own Cloud Dough.  They each took turns adding Cornstarch and Conditioner into a bowl and mixing it together.  The result was a fun dough that the kids could create …
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Solar Eclipse

Chris D, parent to Claire and Grace, came to TLC ELC to teach us about the Solar Eclipse.  He also brought special protective glasses so that we could view the eclipse.  It was a great experience for us all!  

DuckTail Apple Investigation

The DuckTail class investigated many different colors, sizes and shapes of apples.  Some were whole apples, others were slices, some cut in half.  The DuckTails used magnifying glasses to look at the inside and outside of the apples, counted the …
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Penguin Water Bead Sensory Fun

Penguin Water Bead Sensory Fun

The Penguins had fun playing with water beads.  They scooped them, dumped them, held them,squished them, stood in them…a great sensory activity for these little ones!  

Bouncy Ball Art

Bouncy Ball Art

The Penguin class used bouncy balls dipped in paint to create masterpieces.  They had fun standing on the table and watching the balls bounce and splatter paint on the paper (and the floor).