Monthly Archives: April 2014

Lemonade Stand

Here are a few photos from our lemonade stand this week. The kids did a great job mixing up two batches of lemonade–pink and regular–greeting, and helping the customers. It was a hot, sunny day–a perfect day for a lemonade!    


Great Spring Books to Read with your Preschooler

Spring is such an exciting season to work with young children. There are so many tangible things to see and talk about outside–from the changing weather to budding flowers. We also have lots of favorite books we read to coincide with the springtime theme. The only problem is choosing which ones to read. Here are some of our favorites. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric

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Three Little Pigs Recipe–Straw Houses

Our kids really love to help out in the kitchen. This recipe is perfect because it’s so simple–just a few ingredients and a few simple steps. It also ties in perfectly with our Three Little Pigs theme. We use the following simplified haystacks recipe: 1 cup peanut butter chips** 1 cup butterscotch chips 1/2 can chow mein noodles Melt the peanut butter and butterscotch

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Language Building Toys: Nesting Cups

Nesting cups are a common toy for people to have around the house.  Here, Brandy demonstrates a fun game that we like to play with them. This game can focus on so many things.  A few things include: Eye contact: Point or have a child point to the cup then wait for them to look up at you to nod, “yes” or shake your

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Autism Awareness: Tips For Reaching Out

If you know someone who has autism or a child with autism, it may be difficult for you to know how to interact with them or their child.  This can be made more difficult by misinformation you may have been given that people with autism are not affectionate, loving, or interested in social interactions.  This is not true.  What’s true is that everyone is

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