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March Madness

March Madness

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

    Along with everybody else in North Carolina, here we are experiencing March Madness – but in this case we are talking about the weather, not basketball season This past week has been a mixture of both warm days and cold, but to celebrate the arrival of spring, we have keeping our little ones […]

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2/17/14 — Winter Wonder

2/17/14 — Winter Wonder

| February 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Well, it was obviously a short week for us at MACH.  I hope everyone stayed safe and warm during the winter storm.  Did your toddlers enjoy looking at the snow and watching it fall?  Did they get a chance to play in it, feel it crunch under their boots, or watch it melt?  Children at […]

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2/10/14 — Fruit Fun and Mealtime Manners

2/10/14 — Fruit Fun and Mealtime Manners

| February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

We had some rather busy days last week. We celebrated Victor’s 2nd birthday and what a party we had!  He brought in animal hats and a pinata filled with toys.  He also shared chocolate cupcakes and an assortment of berries.  The kids had great fun.  Thank you, Victor, and happy birthday to you!  . We […]

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2/3/14 — Flip Flop Over the Top

2/3/14 — Flip Flop Over the Top

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a general Montessori principle, we teachers in the toddler room encourage the children to accomplish their tasks independently.  For example, most of them can clear their own mealtime dishes from the table, retrieve a clean diaper from their cubby, and put away their sheet and blanket after nap time.  Several of them can also […]

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1/27/14 — Montessori Work and Circle Time

1/27/14 — Montessori Work and Circle Time

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever heard any of the MACH staff talk about a work a child has done at school?  In case you are wondering what exactly this means, on the American Montessori Society website, work is defined as “a purposeful activity. Maria Montessori observed that children learn through purposeful activities of their own choosing; Montessori schools call all of the […]

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1/20/14 — Music Class with Ms. Sharon

1/20/14 — Music Class with Ms. Sharon

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

I am sure many of you have noticed on your daily sheets that we have music class once a week.  A parent recently asked me what exactly this means so I’d like to tell you a little about it in case more of you are curious.  Once a week, either Wednesday or Thursday morning, we […]

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1/13/14 — Toddler Signs and Materials

1/13/14 — Toddler Signs and Materials

| January 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The toddlers had a great first full week of school in 2014.  They all seem a little bit taller, a little bit chattier, and a little more independent.  It’s amazing how quickly they’re growing! . We want to share a couple items with you to give you a little insight into the toddler room.  Many […]

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1/6/14 — Happy New Year!

1/6/14 — Happy New Year!

| January 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

We hope all our toddler families had a nice and relaxing winter break. We teachers got lots of rest and we’re excited to take on the new year. Our new friends, Averie and Anna, joined our class last week. Averie is 14 months and Anna is just shy of 2 years. They’re both as sweet […]

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12/16/13 — ‘Tis the Season

12/16/13 — ‘Tis the Season

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The toddlers will be busy preparing for the holidays this week.  Christmas is the season for crafts so watch for some fun projects to take home.  If your child is planning not to be in school on his or her regularly scheduled days, please let any of they toddler room teachers know so we can be sure […]

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October is all about Autumn fun.

October is all about Autumn fun.

| October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

 We are continuing our counting to 10 in both English and Spanish. Every week we are creating a new art project that takes several steps and uses several different kinds of mediums. Our Fall party will be on October 31st. Please bring a treat to share or a small toy to give out. We will […]

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