Language and Food

One of the most important aspects of our work with children is giving them language to be successful in their daily lives.  With toddlers, teachers model language for sharing, taking turns, and expressing what they need.  At this level, the staff are doing most of the talking.  The children hear this kind . . . Read More

Playing with our Food

written by Tati Vanegas and Jenny Limburg, Toddler 2s teachers It may sound strange, in the Toddler Twos we encourage children to literally play with their food. Feeling, touching, cutting, tasting, preparing, and dealing with various foods grows their understanding and acceptance of them. Engaging in sensory play with different . . . Read More

Eggplant in Aleppo

Sunday was the perfect day to plant a garden.  In the morning it rained and later in the day it happened again.  By the time I was ready to plant my seeds, the soil held just the right amount of moisture.  The sky was full of dramatic cloud formations and . . . Read More