How We Read

Since we have been spending our days outside playing for the past 5 months I wanted to share how literacy fits in to our outdoor classroom.  I’m proud to say, it really is no different than how it fits in to our indoor classroom.  Our door area

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Things That Roll

Today was one of those days I just watched, clicked my camera and totally enjoyed all of the play I am blessed to observe.  As I watched I thought and as I thought then I giggled! I was thinking back to my days of teaching a mandated

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Feed or Extinguish the Fear

I often advocate to staff and parents that we as adults set children up for their likes and dislikes by the way respond to their reactions.  We can either feed their fears or extinguish them.  We can help create children’s likes or guarantee their dislikes solely on

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Extended Play

I shared a live video today showing the children playing and creating water pathways in our sand area.  I wanted to share a little back story to how that play evolved and why it was able to grow to the level it did. One of the great

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We are accepting applications for the 2020-2021, 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school years

It’s never too early to begin making plans for your child’s educational path. Acres of Play is a unique program that has a very limited amount of spots for preschool children. Typically preschools enroll 12-25 children in 4 year old classes. Kindergarten classrooms have 18-30 children in

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Children develop self control when allowed to move and practice control.

Children develop self control when allowed to move and practice control.

“Children are not things to be molded but are people to be unfolded.” – unknown As we have taken great strides to become wonderful parents,  fantastic educators and a SAFE world we have slowly become controllers of children.  “Good” caregivers baby proof everything before that child is

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