August 2017 Theme

Blooming FlowersOur August Theme (Infant & Toddler Programs Only):
Fairy Tales

     In the heat of the summer, it’s a great time to rest in the shade, or indoors in the AC, while enjoying a good story or two.  Fairy tales, myths, and legends offer rich sources of life’s experiences along with adventures and EQ lessons.  “Once upon a time…” leads us down the strange and winding path of our own imaginations, where creativity is stored and we can become anything!

     Paintings and music can tell a story, as can dramatic play and even Blooming Flowersscience experiments.  (Why did the snowman melt?  And how was the gingerbread boy made?) . “The 3 Bears” gets us into counting and size order, too.  We can pretend to be flying dragons, or enchanted frogs to exercise our bodies as well as flex our points of view.  Fantasy can set us free!

July Infant/Toddler Photos

Please enjoy pictures of our Infants!


Please enjoy pictures of our Younger Toddlers!


Please enjoy pictures of our Older Toddlers!

July 2017 Theme

Blooming FlowersOur July Theme (Infant & Toddler Programs Only):
Summer in Our Neighborhood

     Summer officially arrived last month, and by now we are involved with all that the season brings to us: 4th of July fireworks, long hot sunny days, thunder storms, summer fruits at family picnics, vacations at the beach, the mature greens of local flora, and people trying to keep cool.

     In our neighborhood, community helpers are still busy doing their jobs: the mail gets delivered, the grocery store sells us food, the doctors & nurses help us when we are sick, and somebody is always making pizza and french fries at our favorite restaurants.  Adults are making, baking, building, cleaning, fixing, serving, selling, and teaching all the time, to make our neighborhood work.  Even in the summer!

Congratulations!

Congratulations Classes of 2017!

       Congratulations on an amazing year of learning and growth!  We wish you all a wonderful summer, and we hope to see you at Summer Camp!

     The last day of Preschool & Kindergarten is Friday, June 16th (the Infant & Toddler Programs continue through summer).  Summer Camp begins on Monday, June 19th.  For those of you enrolled in next school year, please watch your email inbox for your 2017-18 Preschool/Kindergarten Final Enrollment Packet to arrive by early August.  Please note that “Hump Day Lunches” will continue through the summer for both the Infant & Toddler Programs and Summer Camp!

June Show & Tell

Preschool/Kindergarten SEL (“EQ”) Show & Tell
Thursday & Friday, June 15th & 16th
“Celebrating Our Childhood”

       International Children’s Day began in 1925 and is still celebrated in many places around the world today.  It is a day to show respect for and celebrate childhood.  Here at Kinder Works, we are going to celebrate it all month long!  We will look at children all around the world, remember our EQ projects that helped those in need, and think of ways to continue helping.  So as we prepare for Show and Tell this month, we would like to honor our own children, and all that they have experienced during this school year.  As our school year comes to an end and we celebrate childhood, it is important for us to remember that children learn through play, exploration, and imagination!

     Ask your child to remember and share some of his or her most joyful experiences from this past school year.  They can draw a picture, share a favorite photo, or bring in an object that represents their fondest memory to share with their classmates during this month’s Show and Tell.