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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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How Do YOU Start the New Year?

How Do YOU Start the New Year?

 Stomping into it?   With a smile?   By putting your party hat on? Poised and Purposeful.   Or ready to take a bite out of it? How ever you do it….do it with us at Caring Connection Children’s Centers. Midtown and West Sac Campuses

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Planning Meeting for West Sacramento Neighbor’s Fair

Planning Meeting for West Sacramento Neighbor’s Fair

CALLING ALL PARENTS! We offer parents an opportunity to join in the fun and help us create an amazing addition to the West Sacramento Neighbor’s Fair, coming up on October 1st. This is our first year participating and of course we want it to be WONDERFUL! We

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Muddy, Dirty and Messy! That’s Preschool at Caring Connection

Muddy, Dirty and Messy! That’s Preschool at Caring Connection

Okay, not every preschool has the same outlook as we do. At some preschools children will sit and do meticulous, well mannered activities and brush off their skirts and pants and come home slightly more rumpled than when they left home. I can guarantee that the adults

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Caterpillar Love!

Caterpillar Love!

“What do you have?” “Where did you find it?” “Can I touch it?” “Is it a worm?” “Is it a snake?” “Is it slimy?” “Can I hold it?” “My turn! My turn!” “It’s a cat- A- pillah! “It’s going to be a butt-ah-fly!” Nature Inspired Learning Learning

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Going Blog WILD! – Our Natural Playscape

Going Blog WILD! – Our Natural Playscape

Our Natural Playscape and ‘outdoor classroom’ thinking just got a big shot in the arm. Julie Jenkins Sathe (Executive Director) and Melanie Fristoe (Site Director) have completed the “Growing Up Wild” training and facilitator’s certification through the California Department of Fish and Game. What a great resource guide

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What Happens Inside Caring Connection Children’s Center

What Happens Inside Caring Connection Children’s Center

We realize that parents drop off their children at Caring Connection Children’s Center and leave. Sometimes, okay…usually, parents have been in a rush, it’s a busy morning just getting out the door. Sometimes you may leave when your child who says goodbye reluctantly or with tears. We

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RESULTS! June 2011 Community Dinner & Natural Playscape Fundraiser

June 2011 Community Dinner & Natural Playscape Fundraiser Goals, Give-Aways and Good Eatin’ What’s it all about? Raising money for the next phase of our FABULOUS playground re-do. But what did we get? A chunk of money and so much more! At our first parent-teacher meeting regarding

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Tomorrow we complete Phase 2!

Caring Connection teachers and parents are lining up for our Dig and Plant event tomorrow, Sunday April 17th. We will dig for our natural shape sandboxes, fill them; dig for the walking path and line with decomposed granite; create our Mud-Pie kitchen, plant varieties of growing things

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Beyond the Planning Meeting, March 2011

In March 2011, we had a few parents and a few teachers to share our vision of creating a Natural Playscape playground to make Caring Connection the “jewel” of the area. We’ve divided the backyard into 5 basic areas: The Peace Garden The Sand and Walking Yard

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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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