The Garden and the benefits of outdoor play

The idea of the garden was born in the spring of 2012 when a group of children and parents came together with suggestions of growing vegetables in our garden.We started with few seeds of tomatoes, carrots, beans and we were amazed exploring the power of nature in our garden. When we are thinking about ourContinue reading “The Garden and the benefits of outdoor play”

Our Imaginative Garden

A New look for our Garden We strive to maximize our learning opportunities and actively work on bridging our indoor experiences with the outside world. The children remind us daily that their natural environment is of utmost importance to them. Our “Imaginative Garden” project will benefit all our children and families, including children needing extraContinue reading “Our Imaginative Garden”

Registration opens for September 2014

Join us for our OPEN HOUSE at Sunflower Preschool on Saturday, November 16th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.                    Registration forms available at the preschool.                                  Registration fee is $40.00. WeContinue reading “Registration opens for September 2014”

Waiting for the magic touch of the children

Dear families,    Reading from Loris Malaguzzi`s words (1920- 1994): “The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences. We must widen the range of topics and goals, the types of situations we offer and their degree of structure, the kinds and combinationsContinue reading “Waiting for the magic touch of the children”

Dad’s Night: A Huge Success!

This is the age when we have to try to celebrate the uniqueness and individuality of each child. — Mrs. Susan “Come on Dad!”… heads turned to dad, to the trains, to the windows, to dad, to the blocks, to dad.  Children didn’t know where to go first.  Classroom tables were  adorned with beautiful flowers,Continue reading “Dad’s Night: A Huge Success!”