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Chinese Lunar New Year

Chinese Lunar New Year

Renee Jefferson visited the Kindergarten class to teach the kids about the Lunar (or Chinese) New Year!                           

Spanish Class at TLC ELC

Spanish Class at TLC ELC

Every Friday, Miss Krista visits the Penguin, Chipmunk, Aardvark, DuckTape and Kindergarten classes for a Spanish Lesson.   The lessons vary from class to class, depending on age.  The children learn colors, animals,  days of the week and more through …
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Cold Weather Science

Cold Weather Science

The cold temperatures on Monday caused the TAC staff to cancel the sledding field trip that was planned.  Though the cold weather ruined field trip plans, it provided us with the perfect weather for a science lesson. What happens to …
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Kindergarteners attend African Drum Ensemble

Kindergarteners attend African Drum Ensemble

The TLC Kindergarten class took a trip to the Macalester College in St Paul.  While there, they attended a performance of the African Drum Ensemble.  The program showcased many different instruments including,   drums (made from dried gourds of various shapes …
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Chipmunk Christmas Project

Chipmunk Christmas Project

The Chipmunks worked on a special Christmas ornament project.   The Chipmunks each chose two colors of paint.  A teacher poured some of each color into a plastic bulb, and the children shook their ornament to mix and swirl the …
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Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Our wonderful cook, Tracy, came to the Kindergarten room and helped bake gingerbread cookies! The kids got to cut, decorate, and eat their cookies!                  

DuckTapes and Operation Christmas Child

DuckTapes and Operation Christmas Child

The DuckTape class took a field trip to the Operation Christmas Child warehouse in Bloomington.  Operation Christmas Child is put on by Samaritan’s Purse.  People can fill up a shoe box with toys, games, books, toothbrushes etc… and drop them …
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The Kindergarteners learn a lesson from Elmer the Elephant

The Kindergarteners learn a lesson from Elmer the Elephant

The Kindergarteners read the story “Elmer,” by David McKee. In the story, all the elephants of the jungle were gray except Elmer, who was a patchwork of brilliant colors.  One day, Elmer grows tired of being different.  He tries to …
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Handwashing

Handwashing

With cold and flu season upon us, it is especially important that staff, children and parents practice good hand washing techniques.  A nurse from Minute Clinic, came in and did a demonstration for the TAC class on the importance of …
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Family Thanksgiving Lunch

Family Thanksgiving Lunch

We were so happy so many of you joined us for our annual family Thanksgiving lunch.  For more photos, please visit our facebook page.