Hola! September 15–October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, so let’s celebrate! Vamonos!QUESTIONS: What is Hispanic Heritage Month? A time when we recognize all the awesome things Hispanic Americans have done. Like what? Language, food, dance, art, movies, medicine and... READ MORE
There are gross germs everywhere! Let’s wash our hands to stay healthy.QUESTIONS: Why do we wash our hands? What are germs? How do we wash our hands?
What are germs? Germs are tiny organisms that can cause us to be sick. They’re so small they can’t... READ MORE
What’s more exciting than bugs? Let’s celebrate our creepy crawly friends today!QUESTIONS What do bugs look like? Do you like bugs? Do they crawl? Do they fly? How many legs do they have? (Obviously there are different answers to this!) READ
Read any book you may... READ MORE
This week, we’re celebrating fruit, and what better way to start than with a joke? What fruit is green and square? A lemon in disguise! Ha ha! With that, let’s get started.LEARN
Fruits are healthy foods that you can eat! They grow on a plant, and contain seeds.... READ MORE
Today we’re going to have some fun with bubbles! Don’t have any bubbles? No worries – we'll make some in the end!
Let’s start with some questions:Do you like blowing bubbles? Can you show me how you blow bubbles? Can you dance in the bubbles? What... READ MORE
This we’re going to gobble, gobble, gobble, and wobble, wobble, wobble as we talk turkey! These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing and Playing.
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You know what I love? Pumpkins! Pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin decorating – everything pumpkin! Let’s celebrate pumpkins this week!
These activities are based on Every Child Ready to Read, which helps our friends learn pre-reading skills. We'll cover Reading,... READ MORE
Put on your jacket, because it’s Autumn! Let’s celebrate with fall-themed stories and songs!QUESTIONS: Can you name all the seasons? What happens in Autumn? (Leaves change color, it gets a little cooler outside, Halloween...) Do you like apples? Do you like pumpkins? ... READ MORE
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