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Walking Water

Walking Water

The DuckTails did a fun experiment with water and food coloring.  Water of every color of the rainbow was placed in jars.  Paper towels were draped in between the jars.  The DuckTails made guesses as to what would happen to …
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Frog Release

Frog Release

One of our DuckTail kids found a tree frog in his yard, and named him “Grass” (because he was green like grass :-).  He brought the frog in to show his classmates.  After observing the tree frog for the morning, …
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Flower Day

Flower Day

Thank you to everyone who ordered flowers through our annual Flower Sale Fundraiser.  We earned $4,065 for TLC ELC this year! Normally, we rely heavy on parent volunteers to help out on flower delivery day and have greatly appreciated all …
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Learning with Cars

Learning with Cars

Playing with cars may seem like just fun and games, but there are important lessons to learn.  Most children learn best while doing things with their hands. Playing with toy cars and trucks can help with cognitive and physical development: …
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Distance Learning

The TAC staff is working hard with the school age kids with their online distance learning.  We have children of different schools and grades that all  need individual attention.  Mornings are spend helping kids log onto “morning meetings”, helping with …
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Growing Chick

The Preschoolers each made a hypothesis about how large a small plastic chick would grow when submerged in water.  Each day the class observed the chick in the water and measured how tall the chick grew. After a week we …
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Earth Day

The Chipmunks and Penguins celebrated Earth Day with a number of activities.  They used blue and green dobbers along with a coffee filter  to make “Earth”, took a walk to the pond to enjoy nature, learned about Recycling and made …
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T week

The preschoolers had a busy week learning about the letter “Tt“.  Monday started with journals, practicing writing T’s and t’s and writing T words like Tree and Tiger.  We also played Tic-Tac-Toe with different colored legos, played with tube tracks, …
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Slides, Slime and Stacking…

Slides, Slime and Stacking…

Slides, slime and stacking cups helped the preschoolers learn about the letter Ss.  Other activities included talking about the letter sound, practicing writing Ss in their journals, drawing a snake, talking about different kinds of snakes and swinging in the …
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Friendship Quilt

Friendship Quilt

While learning about  the letter Qq, the preschoolers made a paper friendship quilt.  Preschoolers chose a color of paper and glued colored tissue paper to decorate the squares.  They also practiced writing their names on other quilt squares.  Other Qq …
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