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Learning through Nature: The Details

Learning through Nature: The Details

Dollar Store Rocks and a Gold Pen! That’s really all it takes and matching letters, identifying the alphabet takes on a whole new dimension. Children get used to finding those plastic or cardboard letters that are perfectly die-cut. But what about human hand-printed letters. Do they know?

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Just Add Kids!

Just Add Kids!

We’ve worked for months to get the environment right. To purchase what we need, the get equipment in the right positions… But the missing ingredient and the key ingredient is, of course the kids!   What courage we see in these young faces. Meeting new teachers, new

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How to create a Natural Playscape!

How to create a Natural Playscape!

A Natural Playscape takes a lot of work. The way it starts… We take materials and we create a play area that embraces nature in a way the children can play, get dirty and change their environment while playing. …and then we complete the look.    The

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Natural Play in Spring!

The birds begin to tweet, the air is clear and fresh and there is a restlessness about the humans. We want to dig and socialize, we want to be a part of everything. It’s spring. From little humans to bigger humans in spring there is a freshness

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Summer Fun and a "pop" of Learning

At Caring Connection indoors and outdoors can sometimes blend into one, especially in the summer. Learning is not just fun…it’s gonna “pop” in the summer. We make an extra special effort to make summer ideas (our themes) more extravagant, more wild and yes, even more intensely academic

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Sound Garden on a Fence and Voila! It’s Music Discovery

What a wonderful use of pots and pans,  unstrung wind chimes and a fence with a long lifeline. Just hanging on the fence waiting for some attention. For inspiration, all these boys needed was a couple of sticks  and to hear the potential sounds that could be made. 

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Up, Up and AWAY

aa Children learn by doing, seeing and deciding. We asked our kids how they would like to learn about the wind. One of the activities we could do (the airplane ride was out) was release balloons. a Let’s see where they go and how far. A note

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Move-able Parts & Why They’re So Cool

You may not know that preschool teachers are terrible (or wonderful) hoarders. But now we want to share why! Go Kenji! Yes, all you wine drinkers. This one’s for you! And at Christmas time it’s very easy to ask for the end cuts of pine trees. These end cuts add

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A Little Love will Do It!

It starts out so controlled. Sharing, taking turns and developing those skills. Look at our children truly working in community. Of course, some kids do like to lead… and others wait on (with ummm) patience.. . their patience pays off! But one thing leads to another and

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Just Get Your coat!

What are you waiting for? Just grab your coat and put it on. Like me! Come on! You’re missing all the fun. We’re busy, so it’s not cold. It’s the best weather for making sand pies. …or playing in the sand. Whatcha waitin’ for? Put up your

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Meet Julie

Julie Jenkins devoted 30+ years to up leveling the way adults teach children about behavior. She put her philosophy into print in 2004 in Enlightened Discipline.

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